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2018 Summer Flute Camp

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 01, 2018
  • 2:00 PM
  • Green Oak Ranch


  • This selection will allow you to make installments by clicking on the camp installment page at any time before the deadline. Open to students in grades 5-12.
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2018 Summer Flute Camp

Camp Dates: June 27th through July 1st, 2018

Come join us at Green Oak Ranch in Vista, CA for a 5 day/4 night flute camp. Daily warm-ups, masterclasses, ensembles, crafts, and so much more await. 


Seth Morris serves as Acting Principal Flute with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and has been Principal Flute with the Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet Orchestras since 2012. He previously held positions with the New World Symphony and West Michigan Symphony and has performed with ensembles across the United States including the Houston, Detroit, and Pacific Symphony Orchestras, American Ballet Theatre, and the Dallas Winds. Seth was a Fellow of the Tanglewood Music Center, as well as a member of the American Institute of Musical Studies Festival Orchestra in Graz, Austria, and performed at the Bay View Music Festival.

In 2015, Seth gave the Houston Symphony premiere of the Carl Nielsen Flute Concerto; he has also given concerto performances with the Bay View Chamber Orchestra and the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra. Seth has won First Prize at the National Flute Association's Young Artist Competition, James Pappoutsakis Memorial Competition, Myrna W. Brown Artist Competition, and both the Kentucky Flute Festival's Young Artist and Collegiate Artist Competitions, and won the bronze medal at the Ima Hogg Competition. In 2008, Seth was acknowledged for outstanding artistic achievement by The House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

In addition to his performing career, Seth has taught at numerous universities and festivals around the country. Apart from maintaining his own private studio, he has served as guest professor at the University of Michigan and University of Texas at Arlington. Additionally, Seth has been a Guest Artist or featured clinician at the Texas Flute Festival, Houston Flute Fest, Long Beach Flute Institute, Floot Fire Houston, Texas Music Festival, and Kentucky Flute Festival, and has served on the chamber music faculty for the Houston Youth Symphony. His articles have been published in The Flutist Quarterly and The Floot Fire Book: Advanced.

Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Seth went on to earn a Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music in Music Education summa cum laude at the University of Kentucky, a Master of Music with Honors at the New England Conservatory, and a Doctor of Musical Arts in Flute Performance degree at the University of Michigan. His teachers include Paula Robison, Amy Porter, Fenwick Smith, and Gordon Cole.

Seth is a William S. Haynes Artist.  For more, please visit his website: 

 Seth Allyn Morris


Full-time overnight and day staff will include Camp Coordinators/Staff: Farah Zolghadr, Sierra Johnson and Lionel Avila.  Special Guests include: Cheryl Bretsnyder, Alan Payne, and more!

Staff to Camper ratio: 1/5

Planned Activities

Daily Warm-Ups, Daily Masterclasses, Musical Games, Educational Presentations, Craft Activities, Ensemble Rehearsals/Preparation for SDFG Summer Flute Camp Concert.

Tentative Daily Schedule

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

4:00-5:00: Drop-off @ Wagon Wheel 
5:30 Dinner
7:00 Camp Venue Boundary Tour with camp staff
7:30 Introductions and Ice-breakers

8:00 S'mores at the fire pit

Thursday, June 28, 2018

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 Morning Warm Up With Sierra Johnson
10:00 - 10:45 Individual Ensemble rehearsals 
11:00 - 11:45 Interactive Class "The Wow Factor" with September Payne
11:45 - 12:30 Free time / Camp Provided Activities 
12:30 Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 Masterclass with Janelle Barrera
3:00 - 3:30 Entire Group Ensemble Rehearsal 
3:30 - 5:30 Free time / Camp Provided Activities / Pool time
5:30 Dinner at the Chuck Wagon
7:00 Evening activity With Renee Tresko

8:00 Staff Recital

Friday, June 29, 2018

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 Morning Warm Up With Farah Zolghadr
10:00 - 10:45 Individual ensemble rehearsals 
11:00 - 12:00 Masterclass with Maralyn Prestia
11:45 - 12:30 Free time / Camp Provided Activities 
12:30 Lunch
2:00 - 2:45 Yoga for Flutists with Alina Freiman Steele
3:00 - 3:30 Entire Group ensemble rehearsal 
3:30 - 5:30 Free time / Camp Provided Activities / Pool time
5:30 Dinner
7:00 Evening activities with Lionel Avila and Sierra Johnson

8:00 Guest Artist Recital featuring Seth Morris

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - with Guest Artist Seth Morris

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 Morning Warm Up with Lionel Avila
9:30 - 9:45 Entire ensemble run through
10:00 - 10:45 Individual Ensemble rehearsals
11:00 - 12:15 Interactive Class with Seth Morris
12:30 Lunch
2:00 - 4:00 Masterclass with Seth Morris
4:00 - 5:30 Free time / Camp Provided Activities
5:30 Dinner by the Chuck Wagon
7:00 Evening activity with Alan Payne
8:00 S'mores at the fire pit

*Private lessons may be available with the Mr. Morris after the Masterclass. 

Sunday, July 1, 2018

8:00 Breakfast (Pack and Clean)
9:30 Individual Ensemble rehearsals 
11:00 Campers' Concert
12:00 Reception
2:00 Campers leave

Camp Venue

Green Oak Ranch

1237 Green Oak Road
Vista, CA 92081

For over 65 years organizations from through-out southern California have held youth camps, retreats, Christian church functions and other events at Green Oak Ranch. Green Oak Ranch sits on 142 beautiful acres only 15 minutes from local beaches, and freeway convenient from the I-5 Freeway or I-15 Freeway. For more information on Green Oak Ranch, please feel free to visit their website.

Our lodging accommodations include cabins that can sleep up to 300 persons (12 persons per cabin). Our 3 large bathroom facilities, and 6 private bathrooms accommodate large and small camps. Your group will enjoy meals in our Dining Hall, which seats 200 people inside and another 200 outside on our beautiful outdoor patio. 

Our Dining Hall serves three meals a day, to refuel and nourish your group for another fun-filled and active day. Our food service team is sensitive to your folks with special dietary and allergy concerns.


  • Open to students Grade 5 thru Grade 12 (Ages 10 thru 18 years). 
  • Students do not need to be members of San Diego Flute Guild to attend. 
  • Campers must abide by the rules and regulations.

Registration & Deadlines

  • Registration for The Summer Flute Camp must be received by June 10th, 2018.
  • Campers may secure a spot with a down payment of $100 prior to the registration deadline, but payment in full must be received by June 10th, 2018. 
  • Registration is available now.  


  • $400 for a 4-night sleepover camp (Wednesday - Sunday)
  • All payments are non-refundable.
  • Click here to make your camp payment installments.

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