Southeast Michigan Flute Association

Anatomy of Sound with Amy Porter and Leone Buyse

June 6 - 9

Anatomy of Sound with Amy Porter, Professor of Flute, University of Michigan and Leone Buyse, Professor of Flute, Rice University. Former member of the Boston Symphony.
Intensive workshop presents an opportunity for adult flutists of all ages to participate in master classes, and join in-depth discussions about the study of flute tone, breathing and body awareness both in flute practice and in performance. Fifteen performers are chosen by taped audition and will be selected upon level of playing needed for the class selected. No limit to the number of auditors. Featuring workshops with Jerald Schweibert, Assistant Professor of Theatre, University of Michigan and Laura Dwyer, Certified Yoga Instructor, Principal Flute of the Sarasota Opera Orchestra and Musica de Camara. Flute/piccolo with the Santa Fe Symphony and Opera Southwest. For full information: or porter

William Bennett Summer Flute Academy

June 7 - 14

The William Bennett Summer Flute Academy take place at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN, Masterclasses with William Bennett and Dr. Lisa Wolynec, Body Mapping and Flute Choir Workshops. For information and registration:

The Ervin Monroe Summer Flute Seminar

June 23 - 26 

The Ervin Monroe Summer Flute Seminar,  10:00- 3:00 Daily. Intermediate to advanced flutists 14 years of age and over. Seminar with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Principal Flutist, 1968-2008 explores topics of proper warm up, improving finger dexterity, tonguing techniques, vibrato skills, flute maintenance, proper tuning and embouchure development. Location: Flute House, 915 South Main Street, Royal Oak. Cost: $250.00. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Contact Susan Monroe 248-894-6176 or for full details and registration.

Concordia Flute Camp

June 28, from 26pm and Monday, June 29 Thursday, July 2, 2015 from 9:00am 4:30 pm

Concordia Flute Camp. Open to Intermediate through advanced flutists of any age (including adults) with at least two years of playing experience. Daily Activities include Warm ups, technique classes, flute choir & sectionals, small ensembles, two private lessons, crafts, music history & theory, guest speakers. Location: St. Paul’s Lutheran School, 495 Earhart Rd, Ann Arbor  For more information and registration:


Interactive Flute Sessions Retreat in South Haven with Sharon Sparrow


July 31 - August 2

Interactive Flute Sessions Retreat in South Haven, MI with Sharon Sparrow. This retreat, offered to adult flutists 18+ offers training for the adult and/or advanced flutist, daily yoga, beach activities, and other local activities. Spend a long weekend with renowned flutist Sharon Sparrow in Interactive Sessions and also receive private coaching. Each day offers multiple sessions and activities while also offering plenty of time to practice and time for reflection. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings at a private residence. Space is limited to 12 residents and 8 commuters.Sharon Sparrow will host an Interactive Flute Retreat this summer from July 31 - August 2. For registration and more information, visit


Sixth Annual Interlochen Adult Flute Camp 2015

August 1 - Aug 6, 2015

Challenge yourself in a fun and instructional week for players of all instruments in the flute family. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow flutists while rehearsing in a flute choir, attending repertoire-reading sessions and collaborating with others in chamber music duos, trios and quartets.

Seminar sessions include: Scale and Practice Patterns Session, Tone Studies and Intonation Class with Jane Berkner, Interlochen Flute Choir Camp Director. There will be many opportunities to enjoy reading sessions of flute ensemble music including a Flute Choir Reading Sesison led by Julie Sooy, Director of the Western Michigan Flute Orchestra and Wendy Webb Kumer, Director of  the Pittsburgh Flute Academy. Participants will receive small ensemble coaching from instructors throughout the week and may elect to play in an informal concert of small ensembles at the end of the week.