The UW-Whitewater Flute Camp offers young flutists the opportunity to experience an inspiring week of classes, recitals, and ensembles with nationally renowned faculty and special guest artists.
Participants will develop their artistry, technique, and performance skills through daily activities that will include:
- Chamber Music (Flute Quartets, Trios)
- Flute Choir
- Warm-Up Class
- Technique Class
- Repertoire Class
- Faculty Recital
- Guest Artist Recital with Q&A
- Session Special Topic Seminars will be offered daily, which may include Yoga for Musicians, Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Irish Flute, Improvisation, Contemporary Flute Techniques, and Practice Boot Camp among others.
- The camp will culminate in two final recitals featuring all students performing in chamber ensembles and flute choirs.
Eligibility: Flutists entering 8th grade through those graduating from high school
Enrollment: First 60 applicants.
Ensemble Placement Auditions
Submit a 3-5 minute sample of your flute playing to help us determine your ensemble placement. Your audio recording (mp3 format), or video recording (via an unlisted Youtube link), must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org at the time of your registration. Your audition recording should include the following:
- Chromatic Scale: 2-3 octaves, ascending and descending, starting on low C.
- A selection from a solo piece or etude of your choice that you feel best demonstrates your lyrical and technical abilities.
“Honor Camper” and “Outstanding Camper” scholarships are awarded on the last day of Flute Camp witch can be applied towards next years camp fee.
Bring-A-Friend Discount: Returning attendees can receive a $20 discount off their camp fee by bringing one new attendee with them this year. Both the returning attendee and the new attendee will receive the discount when they list each others name on the registration. You will be charged $20 if listed friend does not attend.
The resident camp fee covers lodging, meals, instructional materials, a camp t-shirt and insurance. The commuter fee includes noon and evening meals, instructional materials, a camp t-shirt and insurance.
There will be a banquet, recitals, and activities such as tennis and swimming.
Resident campers will be housed in one of the residence halls located on the UW-Whitewater campus. The residence hall has a secured entrance and the campers are monitored by the residence hall directors, assistants, and by our own camp counseling staff. Rooms are double occupancy only. The bathrooms and showers offer clean, individual stalls for privacy. Resident campers will have three well-balanced meals each full day. Meals are included in the registration fee.
Pre-camp information will be available on this website three weeks prior to the start of camp. Pre-camp information includes check-in and out times with locations, daily schedule, what to bring and other important information you will need to know before attending camp.
Each camper will be covered by a limited accident insurance policy. The insurance includes primary coverage up to $7,500 and $300 maximum dental insurance. Insurance does not cover pre-existing injuries and is for accidents only. The cost of insurance is included in the registration fee.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies, for all persons, regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy.
If you have any disabling condition that requires special accommodations or attention, please advise us well in advance. We will make every effort to accommodate your special needs.
I understand that the University may take photographs and or videos of event participants and activities. I agree that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater shall be the owner of and may use such photographs and or videos relating to the promotion of future events. I relinquish all rights that I may claim in relation to use of said photographs and/or videos.