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Flute Workshop - June 7 - 9, 2017
Featuring Greg Milliren and Dr. Paula Gudmundson
The 3rd Annual University of Minnesota Duluth Flute Workshop in Duluth, MN is a three-day flute event featuring some of the nation’s finest flutists teaching repertoire classes, orchestral excerpts, piccolo, technique clinics, daily warm-ups and flute ensemble.
This year’s artists are Greg Milliren, Associate Principal Flute of the Minnesota Orchestra and Dr. Paula Gudmundson Assistant Professor of Flute at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
The workshop is open to university flutists, high school flutists, teachers and amateurs. Daily concerts will feature teaching artists and members of the class. The daily schedule includes classes in breathing, tone, articulation, intonation, vibrato, practice habits, performance tips and body awarness. Performers will be playing in two masterclasses. All students will have the opportunity to play in a chamber ensemble and receive a thirty-minute mini-lesson with Dr. Gudmundson.
Daily Schedule June 7-9 (Subject to change)
9:00-10:00 Daily Warm-ups
1:00-2:00 Flute Choir
3:00-4:00 Chamber Music
4:00-5:00 Mini Lessons/Practice
Questions?: Contact Dr. Paula Gudmundson at email@example.com or 218.726.7543
Full three day workshop:
UMD Student $100
Single day only:
Performing applications are due by May 26th and participant applications are due by June 2nd.
*Please register each person separately. This will help us prepare the materials for each individual properly.
Dr. Paula Gudmundson is one of our very accomplished faculty members and a practitioner of the Alexander Technique, which focuses on the effective means of changing tension habits and improving coordination. This has contributed to her innovative and observant teaching style. Her Alexander Technique study has included the Sweet Briar Alexander Institute in Lynchburg, VA and study with Pedro Alcantara, Missy Vineyard, Lisa First and Tully Hall. Dr. Gudmundson has had the opportunity to perform in masterclasses for Jeanne Baxtresser, Tadeu Cohelo, Carol Wincenc, Keith Underwood, Jeffery Kahner, Jim Walker, and Baroque flutist Barthold Kuijken.
Dr. Gudmundson is a member of the College Music Society, Minnesota Music Teachers Association, Music Teachers National Association, American Composers Forum, Upper Midwest Association (UMFA) and National Flute Association (NFA). Dr. Gudmundson is a graduate of Lawrence University (B.M), University of North Texas (M.M), and University of Minnesota (DMA) as a Berneking Fellow. Her principal teachers include Immanuel Davis, Terri Sundberg, Ernestine Whitman and Adrianne Greenbaum.
For more information check out her website: www.paulagudmundson.com