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Body Mapping Workshop and Mini-Recital

Boston Flute Academy enjoyed another fun-filled and educational weekend! This weekend, BFA hosted a body mapping workshop by flute faculty member at the Longy School of Music and body mapping specialist, Vanessa Breault Mulvey, and a mini-recital by graduate student of Paula Robison at the New England Conservatory and finalist of the 33rd Annual James […]

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Highlights from Masterclass and Recital with Nina Assimakopoulos

The Boston Flute Academy (BFA) has kicked off its spring term in modern style. The first guest artist of the term was acclaimed interpreter of contemporary flute repertoire and Professor of Flute at West Virginia University, Nina Assimakopoulos. Assimakopoulos’ residence at BFA included a recital and masterclass on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013. Her recital of music […]

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Highlights from Leone Buyse Masterclass

On Friday, March 23rd, the BFA hosted flute performer and educator Leone Buyse for a special masterclass.  It was also a reunion for old friends and colleagues from the Boston flute community — Ms. Buyse had been BFA director Judy Grant’s teacher, and had played in the Boston Symphony Orchestra alongside BFA faculty members Fenwick […]

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Highlights from Masterclass with Marina Piccinini

On Sunday, March 11th, 2012, the BFA was thrilled to host international star Marina Piccinini for a special masterclass.  Ms. Piccinini has not only been acclaimed worldwide for her virtuosity as a performer, but is also an incredible educator and a faculty member at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, MD, so this masterclass was a […]

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Highlights from Masterclass with Elizabeth Rowe

On Sunday, January 8, 2012, the BFA was delighted to host a masterclass with BSO principal flutist Elizabeth Rowe!   It was a wonderful opportunity for the BFA community to hear Ms. Rowe teach and play up close, in a small, intimate setting.  The masterclass featured performances by the BFA Young Artists and Conservatory students from […]

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Highlights from Conservatory Masterclass with Fenwick Smith

On Saturday, December 4, 2011, retired BSO flutist and BFA faculty member Fenwick Smith coached a masterclass for the Conservatory Ensemble & Seminar class.  Student performances featured Amy Lipman playing Bloch’s Suite Modale (Mvts. 1 and 3), Natalya Tausanovitch playing Doppler’s Hungarian Pastorale Hongroise, Elizabeth Sperry playing Taffanel’s Andante Pastorale & Scherzettino, and Alexandra Conza […]

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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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