BFA Events & Masterclasses 2013-2014

Most of our masterclasses are part of our regular courses and are for registered BFA students only.  Each year we do offer special programs that are open to the public, and will specify that on the event listing.

BFA Studio Class student Sieon Choi in a masterclass with Jean Ferrandis

BFA Studio Class student Sieon Choi in a masterclass with Jean Ferrandis

 Highlights from 2013-2014

  • GUEST ARTIST: Vancouver based flutist LAURA BARRON visited Boston Flute Academy in April 2014. Click here to read more about it.  
  • GUEST ARTIST: Associate Principal Flute with The Los Angeles Philharmonic Catherine Ransom Karoly visited Boston Flute Academy in late March 2014.   To read more about it, please click here.
  • 3/9/14 — Masterclasses with Sir James Galway and Lady Galway – OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • 2/16/14 – Flute Forum with Paul Edmund-Davies, former Principal Flute with London Symphony Orchestra.  Open to the public.
  • 1/25/2014 – Advanced Repertory Ensemble & Seminar Masterclass with Emi Ferguson, BFA Honorary Alumna and flute faculty member at the University of Buffalo. 2013 NFA Young Artist Competition Winner.
  • 1/25/2014 – Preparatory Ensemble & Seminar Masterclass with Geralyn Coticone, retired BSO Solo Piccolo and faculty member at Boston Conservatory, Boston University College of Fine Arts, and BFA
  • 1/12/2014 – Mock College Auditions with guest judges Weronika Balewski, Arielle Burke, Austin Hopkins, Liz Trinidad, Joanne Wheeler, and Christopher A. Petre
  • 11/24/2013 – Studio Class Body Mapping Workshop on breathing and articluation with Vanessa Breault Mulvey, Flute Faculty, Longy School of Music
  • 11/23/2013 – Introduction to Body Mapping Workshop with Vanessa Breault Mulvey
  • 11/17/2013 – Berio Sequenza Workshop with Joanna Wheeler, Longy School of Music Teaching Artist Program
  • 11/2013 – All District Mock Auditions with Judy Grant, BFA Director
  • 11/9/2013 – Intro to Traditional Irish Flute Playing with Nicole Rabata, Flute Faculty at Colby College
  • 11/9/2013 – Copland Duo Workshop with Weronika Balewski and Elizabeth Chladil, Longy School of Music Teaching Artist Program
  • 11/3/2013 – Masterclass with Jean Ferrandis, Flute Faculty at Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris and University of California, Fullerton
  • 10/5/2013 – Tone and Technique Workshop with Ceylon Mitchell, Boston University Flute Ensemble Director and BFA Teacher Training Program
  • 9/29/2013 – Masterclass on the Telemann Fantasias with Aldo Abreu, recorder soloist and Faculty at the New England Conservatory, Boston University, and the Boston Conservatory
  • 9/22/2013 – Masterclass with Trudy Kane, Associate Professor of Flute at University of Miami and Former Principal Flute, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.  Open to public.
BFA Studio Class student Amy Lipman in a masterclass with Paul Edmund-Davies

BFA Studio Class student Amy Lipman in a masterclass with Paul Edmund-Davies

Highlights from 2012-2013

  • 9/2012 – Masterclass and Concert with Emi Ferguson – New York-based flutist; Flute Faculty, University of Buffalo; BFA Honorary Alumna
  • 10/2012 – Extended Techniques Lecture/Recital with Orlando Cela – Flutist, conductor, and extended techniques specialist
  • 10/2012 – Marianne Gedigian – Professor of Flute, University of Texas at Austin Butler School of Music
  • 10/2012 – Masterclasses and private lessons — Weekend with Keith Underwood, Flute Faculty, Mannes School of Music and New York University
  • 11/2012 Masterclass with John Thorne – Associate Professor of Flute, Northwestern University and Special Performance with BSO solo piccolo, Cynthia Meyers
  • 11/2012 – “The Art of Listening” with Adam Workman, BFA Faculty
  • 11/2012 – Baroque Flute Workshop with Na’ama Lion, Baroque Flute Faculty, Longy School of Music
  • 12/2012 – Mock College Auditions with Brendan Ryan & Nicole Routhier, BFA Young Artist Alumni
  • 12/2012 – Score Study Workshop with Nicole Routhier, BFA Young Artist Alumna
  • 12/2012 – Masterclass with Elizabeth Rowe, Principal Flutist, Boston Symphony Orchestra, including a special performance by the BFA Conservatory Ensemble – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
  • 1/2013 – Private lessons with Robert Dick, Flute Faculty, New York University
  • 1/2013 – Cross-Training Musicianship Workshop with Steve Emery, Trumpet Professor, New England Conservatory and Boston Conservatory
  • 2/2013 – Masterclass and Recital with Nina Assimakopoulos, Flute Professor, West Virginia University
  • 2 & 3/2013 – Body Mapping Workshop with Vanessa Breault Mulvey, Flute Faculty, Longy School of Music
  • 3/2013 – Studio Class performances and coachings with Debbie DeWolf Emery, BFA Piano Accompanist and Performance Coach
  • 3/2013 – Concert & Masterclass w/ Paul Edmund-Davies, Former Principal Flute, London Symphony Orchestra – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
  • 4/2013 – Masterclass with John Ranck, Flute Faculty, Northeastern University
  • 4/2013 – Piccolo Masterclass with Cynthia Meyers, Solo Piccolo, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • 4/2013 – World Music Workshop with Amir Milstein, Contemporary Improvisation Faculty, New England Conservatory
  • 4/2013 – Masterclasses with Fenwick Smith, Former Assistant Principal Flutist, Boston Symphony Orchestra; BFA Faculty
  • 5/2013 – Improvisation with World Music Workshop with Jerry Sabatini, Trumpet, Sonic Explorers
  • 5/2013 – Piccolo Masterclass with Rachel Braude, former piccolo with St Louis Symphony
  • 3 & 5/2013 – Masterclasses and Adult Tone Workshop with David Houston, BFA Flute Faculty
  • Tone Development Masterclass, Mock Audition Workshops, Extended Techniques Workshops, and Practice Technique Workshops with Judy Grant, BFA Director and Flute/Piccolo Faculty

Improv Masterclass with PROJECT Trio, open to the public

Highlights from 2011-2012

  • 3/23/12 Masterclass with Leone Buyse, former Boston Symphony Orchestra flutist
  • 3/18/12 Masterclass with Fenwick Smith, BFA Faculty and retired Boston Symphony Orchestra flutist
  • 3/11/12 Masterclass with Marina Piccinini, Peabody Institute
  • 3/3/12 Masterclass with Geralyn Coticone, BFA Faculty and retired Boston Symphony Orchestra piccolo
  • 1/28/12-1/29/12 Masterclass Weekend with Cynthia Meyers, Solo Piccolo, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • 1/15/12 Masterclass with Danielle Boudrot on J. S. Bach Partita in A Minor
  • 1/8/12 Masterclass with Elizabeth Rowe, Principal Flute, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • 12/4/11 Masterclass with David Houston, BFA Faculty
  • 12/4/11 “Art of Listening” Class (Part 2) with Adam Workman, BFA Faculty
  • 12/3/11 Masterclass with Fenwick Smith, BFA Faculty and retired Boston Symphony Orchestra flutist
  • 11/13/11 Body Mapping Workshop with Vanessa Mulvey
  • 11/12/11 Mock Auditions with Judy Grant, BFA Director
  • 11/12/11 “Art of Listening” Class with Adam Workman, BFA Faculty
  • 11/5/11 Masterclass with Adam Workman, BFA Faculty
  • 9/11/11 “Beatbox Flute 101” Masterclass with Greg Pattillo, PROJECT Trio — OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
  • 9/10/11 Improvisation Masterclass with Greg Pattillo , Eric Stephenson, and Peter Seymour of PROJECT Trio — OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Masterclass with BFA faculty member David Houston

Highlights from 2010-2011

  • 3/27/11 Masterclass with Elizabeth Rowe, Principal Flute, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • 1/23/11 “Masterclass and Conversation” with Paula Robison
  • 11/7/11 Masterclass and Concert with Robert Dick at BFA Open House.  OPEN TO PUBLIC.
  • 10/2/10 “Secrets to Successful Orchestral Auditions” with retired Boston Symphony Orchestra flutists Fenwick Smith and Geralyn Coticone

Highlights from 2009-2010

  • 5/16/10 Performance Class with Judy Grant and Deborah DeWolf Emery, BFA director and accompanist, respectively
  • 5/2/10 Masterclass with Nina Barwell
  • 4/25/10: “Historical Flutists” Listening Class with Steven Finley and Adam Workman, BFA faculty
  • 4/11/10: “Orchestral Duos” Masterclass with Geralyn Coticone, BFA faculty and retired Boston Symphony Orchestra flutist
  • 3/21/10: Masterclass with Suzanne Gilchrest
  • 3/710:  Teacher Training with Judy Grant:  Young Artists gain hands-on teaching experience as they coach one another in a Masterclass format
  • 2/28/10: Baroque Flutes Presentation with Dr. Na’ama Lion
  • 2/21/10: Masterclass with Marco Granados
  • 2/7/10: Body Mapping Class with Vanessa Mulvey and Jill Dreeben
  • 1/9/10:  Masterclass with Carol Wincenc, Juilliard Faculty
  • 1/2010:  BFA INAUGURAL CONCERT, Open to public.  Guest Artist Carol Wincenc.
  • 12/6/09:  Masterclass with Cindy Meyers, Solo Piccolo, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • 11/8/09:  Masterclass with Elizabeth Rowe, Principal Flute, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • 10/11/09:  Masterclass with Rachel Braude, Piccolo, St Louis Symphony; Former Piccolo, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Portland Symphony

Highlights from 2008-2009 — BFA Pilot Year

  • 5/16/09:  Masterclass with Geralyn Coticone, Retired Piccolo, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • 3/7/09:  Masterclass with Keith Underwood, Mannes School of Music
  • 2/23/09:  Masterclass with Jim Walker, Colburn School, USC Thornton School of Music
  • 11/15/08:  Masterclass with Danielle Boudrot, Principal Flute, Lexington Symphony Orchestra
  • 11/7/08:   Masterclass with Elizabeth Rowe, Principal Flute, Boston Symphony Orchestra