I would like to invite your flute students to the 2017 Flute Palooza featuring guest artist and clinician Emma Shubin from Integral Steps. This end of the year flute event will take place on Saturday, May 6th at Mercedes High School and will include a day of activities that are tailored for middle and high school students. The day will include a warm-up session, flute choir reading sessions, a time to try out new flutes, extended techniques, flute Olympics, masterclasses, and a recital performed by Emma Shubin. Please find a detailed schedule at the following registration link: https://goo.gl/forms/VuwIBEXw5NhcGW1t1
Registration ends on Monday, April 24th. The registration fee is $7. Please bring cash only on the day of the event. Credit cards and checks will not be accepted.
Students can compete for a performance spot on the Emma Shubin masterclass. To participate, students must email an audio recording of a movement of a solo to email@example.com by Friday, April 21st. It is encouraged to use a solo that demonstrates both the lyrical and technical abilities of the performer. Solos do not need to include a piano accompaniment in the recording. Please include the title of the piece in the submission. Results will be emailed by Tuesday, April 25th.
Enjoy a fun day of clinics for middle school and high school ages. Bring your flutes! Saturday, May 6, 2017 Guest Artist: Emma Shubin Hosted by Mercedes High School Directors: Guy McKinney and Nora Rush, and Dr. Brielle Frost of UTRGV Where: Mercedes High School, 1200 S. Florida, Mercedes, TX, 78570 Mercedes $7 – Registration Fee - Cash only!! Checks and Credit Cards will not be accepted Pizza will be provided. Please bring your own beverage. 8:15am-9:00am Registration 9:00am - 9:50am - Warm-up with Emma Shubin 10:00am - 11:00am - Flute Choir Reading Session (High School and Middle School Groups) 11:15am -12:00pm - Flute Showcase 11:15am - 12:00pm - Extended Techniques Fun! 12:00pm - 12:45pm - Lunch - Pizza 12:45pm - 2:00pm - Flute Olympics - Appropriate for Middle School Students 12:45pm - 2:00pm - Master class with Emma Shubin 2:15pm - 3:00pm Emma Shubin Recital **Please contact Dr. Brielle Frost if you have food allergies. For questions, please contact Dr. Brielle Frost at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please email questions to email@example.com.
Thank you! We look forward to seeing you and your students at the 2017 Flute Palooza!
Dr. Brielle Frost
Celtic Hymn (for Concert Band) by Sydney Goodwin is now published by and available through RBC Music. This piece was premiered by one of the Jr High Region Bands at the 2014-2015 Region 28 All Region Band Concert.
Judges for UIL Region 28 Concert/SR events in the spring of 2017:
MS NV-April 4-5, Harlingen PAC
Danny Lugo-San Antonio
Victor Lara-Flour Bluff
Steve Maldonado-Corpus Christi
MS Varsity-April 6-7, Harlingen PAC
Kirstin Garrison-San Antonio
Christine Cumberland -Euless
Roger Duran-San Antonio
Cody Richardson-San Antonio
A-5A-April 12-13, Donna HS
Emerico Perez-Orange Grove
6A-April 11-12, Harlingen PAC
Alfonso Alvarado-San Antonio
Zynahia Montemayor-Banda, La Joya ISD
Max Sierra-El Paso
John Farone-Corpus Christi