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November 2019 SDFG Newsletter

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:53 PM | Anonymous

November Newsletter

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Registration Reminder! 

Winona Grant Holiday Flute Choir Concert

Date: Sunday December 15, 2019 (6:00-8:00 PM)

San Diego Flute Guild is happy to host the annual Winona Grant Holiday Flute Concert! Participation for the event is open to all flutists and flute choirs - the more the merrier! We would love to see you at the event as a performer or in the audience. We're excited to be at a brand new venue this year, Peñasquitos Lutheran Church.

Who can register? 

  • Winona Grant Holiday Flute Choir Concert is open to all students, adult amateurs, and teachers.
  • SDFG membership is preferred, but NOT REQUIRED. Please bring friends and encourage them to join!
  • No age restrictions - come one come all!
  • Performing in the concert is totally free

What options do I have to participate? 

  • SDFG Sponsored Student/Adult Amateur Choir: This choir is best suited for students who can comfortably play most major scales in two octaves, keep a steady beat, and read rhythms will relative ease.
  • SDFG Sponsored Teacher Choir: This choir is for any teacher who wishes to share their time and talent during the concert, and we encourage you to also bring your own studio's privately organized flute choir.
  • Privately Organized Flute Choir: This is for any flute choir organized outside of the San Diego Flute Guild. Examples could be a group from school, a teacher organizing their own studio choir, or a community choir. Holiday music is not required for your group's program. Limited spots are available for privately organized groups, please sign up early.

Registration Deadlines:

  • SDFG Student/Amateur Flute Choir: Friday, November 15, 2019
  • SDFG Teacher Choir: Sunday, December 1, 2019
  • Privately Organized Flute Choirs: Sunday, December 1, 2019

Register Here! 

Recap: College Audition Workshop

On Sunday, October 20th, San Diego Flute Guild presented a College Audition Workshop at SDSU with teacher and performer Pam Vliek Martchev. Six performers played in a masterclass setting, where they received feedback on their repertoire for upcoming auditions. We're looking to continue to add in events like this for our members, so stay tuned for more programs like this! Check out all our photos on our Facebook page

Thanks to Pam for sharing her expertise with these performers and to all the performers and audience members for coming! 

Recap: Fall Members' Recital

On Sunday, October 27th we had our Annual Meeting of the Members and Fall Members' Recital. Thanks to all of you who attended and performed! We were quite delighted with how many people filled the Community Room at Carmel Valley Library. 

We started with a brief membership meeting, where we shared information about our 2019-2020 season and announced our Spring Festival guest artist. After the meeting, the Fall Members Recital began. It was an hour long program filled with beautiful performances from students, teachers, and other members of the flute community. There were so many new faces and we hope you continue to be involved in SDFG events! 

A big thanks to Emily Persinko for taking photos that day and to Sunah Jong for providing refreshments. You can see lots of photos on our Facebook page (Like us too!). 

Free San Diego Symphony Tickets

San Diego Flute Guild is pleased to announce a special opportunity for our members. Through a community ticketing program with the San Diego Symphony, we have received 10 pairs of tickets to the upcoming concert on Friday, December 6th at 8PM. This concert includes Dvorak's Symphony No. 8, which is a piece that features the flute. For full concert details, visit the symphony website.

These tickets are free but only may be requested by SDFG members. These tickets may NOT be resold. If you are under 18, you must have a parent or guardian confirm the ticket request before tickets are sent out. Parking fees are not covered by SDFG. 

CLICK HERE to request your free SDFG tickets.

Holiday Flute Hats

Business member Marion Fredrickson has several of her holiday flute hats available for sale this year. There are three styles available: 

Cat on Flute

Flute Hats

Penguin on Flute

The links above include an order form for each hat, along with a photo of each style. These flute hats will also be available at the 2019 Winona Grant Holiday Flute Choir concert on December 15th. Please contact Marion directly with any questions. 

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