Please have a careful look over this new schedule. I have tried to spread out the opportunities amongst everyone, taking into account individual interests.
Revised Flute MC Schedule 2017-18
First term focus: Alexander Technique with Johanna Godliman
6 September: Introductions, review syllabus and enjoy ‘tea time’ Victoria style at Murchies (my treat). Meet there at 230 pm.
13 September Alexander technique lessons begin! Wear comfortable clothing and bring your flutes AND the 24 Petite Melodies by Moyse (performers on #1 in 24 Petite Melodies: Charmaine, Rhiannon)
20 September AT (#2 melody Charlie, Alli)
27 September AT (#3 melody Jamie, Alanna)
4 October AT (#4 melody Taya, Jessica)
11 October AT (#5 Monica, Jasmine)
*Saturday 14 October Faculty chamber concert 8 pm; all flute students expected to attend*
18 October Special public masterclass beginning at 1230 (runs until regular time of 220) Solo repertoire with piano (performers: Rhiannon, Jamie, Monica, Charlie)
25 October AT (#6 Monica, Charlie)
1 November AT (#7 Alli, Taya)
8 November no class
15 November Reading break
*18 November Saturday SPECIAL GUEST CLASS (in afternoon) with Dr. Michelle Cheramy professor of flute at Memorial University (performers: Charmaine, Jessica, Rhiannon, Alanna) and details TBA) Guest trio recital in evening at 8 pm: Trinitas Chamber Ensemble (Michelle Cheramy, flute, Phil Roberts, piano, Nathan Cook, cello) in a program of contemporary chamber music that dips its toes into the world of jazz. Featuring works by Nikolai Kapustin, Astor Piazzola and Lowell Liebermann*
22 November AT (#8 Jamie, Charmaine)
29 November AT (#9 Rhiannon, Jasmine)
6 December: Last AT class (#10 Breanna, Jessica)
Second term focus: Orchestral repertoire. Unless otherwise noted, all students should prepare all excerpts below (available in Kujala book).
3 January Prokofieff Peter And The Wolf
*Faculty recital 7 January Sunday at 2:30 pm Dr. Snizek in recital in PTY *
10 Jan Beethoven Symphony 3
17 Jan Brahms 4
24 Jan Stravinsky Firebird: please note this selection is optional for first yr. students
31 Jan Mozart G major Concerto, exposition from first mvt. only
*Please note special school-wide events 3 and 4 February UVic 50th anniversary New Music festival (details TBA)*
7 Feb Mock orchestral audition today from 12-220 in B071. All students will observe all auditions. Specific audition schedule TBA. Please note: written (preferably 500- 750 word) self-assessment of audition process due beginning of next masterclass. Within your assessment, consider these specific questions:
- What went especially well, in your view?
- What were the specific musical weaknesses you encountered, and what would you do differently next time to improve those weak areas?
- What did you learn about yourself from this audition experience, and how might you apply this new self-knowledge going forward?
12-16 Feb Reading break Reminder: written self-assessments of audition process due at start of next class
21 Feb written self-assessments of audition process due at start of class today;
24 February 2018 at 7 pm in PTY Annual UVic flute studio recital. Please note early start time. Please bring a dish to share for reception following recital.
28 Feb Baroque Solo repertoire
3 March Saturday Guest flutist from Germany and former NFA Baroque flute competition winner Teddie Hwang. Master class Saturday 3 March 10 am-1145 (performers Alanna, Jamie, Alli, Monica). Guest solo recital beginning at noon*
7 March no class today; instead attend special guest class on 3 March with Ms. Hwang
14 March Solo repertoire (Taya, Charlie)
21 March Solo repertoire (Alli, Breanna)
28 March Solo repertoire (Jasmine, Rhiannon)
(March 30-2 April long holiday weekend)
4 April Tips for juries
*Friday 20 April Sara Hahn, principal flutist with Calgary Philharmonic*
(in room B016) 9:30-11 am Masterclass (performers Rhiannon, Jessica, Charmaine). Guest performance from 11:15-noon.
End of the year class tea to follow at Murchies; meet there at 4 (my treat!).
*These are very important learning opportunities and I expect every UVic flutist to attend these special events. However, if you have a required UVic activity (a required academic or performance commitment) that conflicts, please notify me asap, in advance. Thank you.