Flute Camp 2013
July 7 - 12
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About The Camp
The UW-Whitewater Flute Camp provides flutists (entering 8th grade through those graduating from high school) an opportunity to grow musically and to hear and learn a new repertoire. The daily schedule challenges the student at his or her own personal level. In addition to two daily lessons, flute quartet and warm-up sessions, campers enroll in two or more of the class offerings. On the last two days of the camp, private flute lessons are joined by professional accompanists.
Enrollement: First 60 applicants.
Robin Fellows, Camp Director
Robin Fellows, Professor of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, is the principal flutist of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and the Summer Woodstock Mozart Festival Orchestra and second flutist and piccoloist of the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra.
He has performed with the Madison Symphony Orchestra, Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Fellows previously taught at Tennessee Tech University, Northwestern University and Connecticut College. He has judged competitions served on panels and has performed at eight National Flute Association Conventions.
Dr. Fellows has published articles in Flute Talk and The Flutist Quarterly magazines and has recorded on the Marc, Audio for the Arts and Stoic labels. He can be heard on three CDs as the principal flutist of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. His solo CD, entitled Twentieth Century Music for Flute, received an excellent review in Flute Talk magazine. Dr. Fellow’s edition entitled Celebrated Works for Flute by French Composers, published by Progress Press, was recently released. Dr. Fellows received a Doctorate of Music degree from Northwestern University, a Master of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Crane School of Music (S.U.N.Y. Potsdam).
This years camp staff includes Eliza Bangert, Ellen Huntington, Rosemary Bennett, Meret Bitticks, Morgann Davis, Shanna Gutirrez, Liz Marshall, Kim Sopata, Joelle Willems and Jillian Yu.
Campers will attend a “Concert on the Square” at the State Capital in Madison, performed by the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra.
All Campers Attend
- Two daily private lessons (either select two solos or a solo and an etude-the student must provide the music for flute and piano parts)
- Daily warm-up classes
- Daily flute quartet rehearsal with instructors (placement by audition on Sunday)
Clinics & Seminars
- Stage Presence
- Flute Repair
- Flute Repertoire from the French School
- Alto and Bass Flute
- Music Theory
- Collaboration with piano (enrollment is limited)
- Extended Techniques
- Flute Choir
- Flutes of the World
- Irish Flute
Light Recital Hall - Center of the Arts
- Dr. Robin Fellows - Solo recital with Myung Hee Chung, Piano
- Camp Staff - Solos and ensembles.
- Flute Campers - Solos, Quartets and Flute Choirs
Resident Camper: $470 (Includes room and board.)
Commuter Camper: $370 (Includes lunch and dinner.)
Camp cost for commuters and residents includes instruction, insurance coverage, and instructional materials. There will be a banquet, recitals, and activities such as tennis, swimming and jogging.
Housing & Facilities
Flute campers have the option of commuting or staying on the campus at UW-Whitewater. Counselors reside in the residence hall and are available to help students during orientation and in organizing student activities.
“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 to Camp Discount
Returning campers can receive a $20 discount by bringing a new camper with them this year. Registration forms must be mailed in together to receive discount and cannot be applied online.
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.