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March 30, 2024 9:00 am - March 31, 2024 9:00 pm ET
Guest Artists,
Special Events
Bezanson Recital Hall; Free

2024 Western Mass Flute Festival

Cobus du Toit, host/coordinator, UMass flute professor

Rachel Woolf, guest flutist (Saturday)
Assistant Professor of Flute at University of Texas at San Antonio.

Dr. Woolf's 10:30am class: Introduction to Hindustani Improvisation
4pm - Rachel Woolf Guest Artist concert, music by Emile Noblot, Samuel Zyman, Cesar Franck & more

Flute Festival extension: Sunday, March 31, Rm. 44, guest artist Claudia Anderson; 5-6:30pm: Masterclass; 7:30pm: Concert "Glass Ceilings"

Full schedule for Flute Festival:

Saturday, March 30
9:00-9:30am: Warmup/Sound meditation with Cobus du Toit
9:30-10:30am: Adult amateur masterclass with Cobus du Toit
10:30-11:30am: Hindustani improvisation class with Rachel Woolf
11:30-noon: UMass Amherst flute ensemble concert - works by Clarke, Pattillo, McLearnon and Harberg
12-1pm: Lunch - bring your own
1-2:30pm: Masterclass - Rachel Woolf (Keira, Sofia, Mikayla)
2:30-3pm Q&A with Rachel Woolf and Cobus du Toit - ask anything you want!
3-4pm: Visit the exhibits/vendors
4pm: Rachel Woolf recital - Works by Zyman, Franck and Noblot

Sunday, March 31:
5:00-6:30pm: Masterclass with Claudia Anderson, Rm. 44
7:30pm: Guest Concert "Glass Ceilings" with Claudia Anderson, Rm. 44