June 16-18, 2017 Flute! Masterclass in Repertoire and Performance is a class for college/graduate school flutists, with sessions that emphasize musical performance and audition preparation. Daily classes include warmup exercises, tone/technique development, vibrato, and articulation studies, with opportunity for interaction of performer and listener to develop performance skills. The masterclass concludes with a concert by members of the class.
Instructor - Mary Karen Clardy Mary Karen Clardy, Regents Professor of Flute at the University of North Texas, appears as soloist and chamber artist throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Britain, Europe, Asia, South America, with numerous performances for the National Flute Association and British Flute Society. Her recordings include Sonatas and Sonatinas, after syrinx…., with October Trio, and The Solo Flute Past to Present, for the EPR label; a solo recital of American Music for the BBC’s Radio 3; and orchestral recordings for Pro Arte, Dorian, and Klavier labels. Renowned as a teacher, she regularly presents master classes at home and abroad, and her students are consistent winners of international and national competitions, holding prestigious orchestral and faculty positions throughout the world. An established author, Ms. Clardy’s award-winning publications are in multiple reprint.