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2 finalists for 2011 NFA Competition

BFA is proud to announce that 2 of our students, Brendan Dooley and Emma Huelskamp, are among the 8 finalists selected nationwide for the 2011 National Flute Association High School Soloist Competition!  They will both compete on August 11, 2011 at the annual NFA convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Congratulations and good luck to both […]

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Coming this September 2011: PROJECT Trio

BFA kicks off its 4th season by presenting PROJECT Trio for a concert and two masterclasses, September 10-11, 2011!  Featuring world-famous beatboxing flutist Greg Pattillo, PROJECT Trio started off as a Youtube sensation and is an ensemble of virtuosic, genre-bending performers emerging from classical music roots.  This is the group’s first-ever appearance in Boston, and […]

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BFA Gala Concert, Featuring Premiere of "Mayflower Suite"

On Saturday, May 14, 2011, BFA hosted a special end-of-season Gala Concert Celebration.  The program featured the Young Artist Ensemble, the Repertory Ensemble, and the new Adult Ensemble.  In addition, the 4 graduating seniors from BFA’s Young Artist program performed solo works: Jiweon Ryu played Bela Bartok’s “Suite Paysanne Hongroise,” Madeline Aiken played Franz Doppler’s […]

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BFA Spring Concert 2011

BFA held its annual Spring Concert on April 16, 2011, featuring wonderful performances by 16 students in our Young Artist, Conservatory, and Ensemble and Seminar programs!

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Guest Artist Elizabeth Rowe at BFA – March 27, 2011

BFA presented a private masterclass with Elizabeth Rowe, principal flute of the BSO, to a packed crowd on Sunday, March 27, 2011.  Ms. Rowe was absolutely brilliant!  Boston is lucky to have such a phenomenal, engaging teacher and flutist. Students from the BFA Young Artist and Conservatory programs performed orchestral excerpts for Ms. Rowe.  The […]

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BFA Masterclass with Paula Robison

The BFA hosted world-famous flutist Paula Robison on Sunday, January 23, 2011 in a private “Masterclass and Conversation” for all BFA students.  Young Artists and Conservatory Program students in 11th and 12th grade played music by Copland, Reinecke, Taffanel, and Faure for Ms. Robison.  The six performers were Mayuko Akimoto, Brendan Dooley, Emma Huelskamp, Catherine […]

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Fenwick Smith awarded Lifetime Achievement

Congratulations to Fenwick Smith on his recent Lifetime Achievement Award, given by the National Flute Association!  Mr. Smith was honored at a banquet and concert at the recent 2010 convention in Anaheim, California.  After playing from 1978-2006 as 2nd flutist with the Boston Symphony, Mr. Smith has maintained an active teaching schedule.  He joined the […]

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Young Artist wins NFA Competition

Congratulations to BFA Young Artist Jiweon Ryu, winner of the National Flute Association 2010 High School Soloist Competition!  She also took home the prize for the Best Performance of the Newly Commissioned Piece and won the Gilbert Scholarship.  Jiweon is a senior at the Walnut Hill School in Natick and studies with Judy Grant in […]

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Upcoming Auditions

Upcoming Auditions

Boston Flute Academy is excited to announce auditions for all programs on Saturday, September 11th and Sunday, September 12th at the Maliotis Cultural Center in Brookline.  We have a few audition times left open on Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon.  Contact info@bostonfluteacademy.com to set up an audition time!

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