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Upcoming events are listed below, and registration can be found within each event.  Some events appear only to members, so please log in to see all available SDFG events. Events will be listed here as soon as dates and locations are secured.  Registration links only appear when registration is open, so if you don't see the option to register, check back closer to the event date.  

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Upcoming events

    • Sunday, April 14, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Palomar College


    There are 17 competition divisions each year, including a Young Artist Competition, 3 Youth Artist Divisions, 3 Specialty Divisions and 10 Festival Divisions.

    For all information on the 2019 competitions please visit the Spring Festival Competition Page

    Registration Guidelines:

    Registration for the 2019 competitions is now open, and you must be logged in as a member to register.

    Please have the following information ready before you fill out your registration: Competitor Information, Division(s), Accompanist Name, and Repertoire.  Each family member who is competing must submit separate membership and registration forms.  

    Note: The name on the registration must be the name of the competitor, not the name of the parent.

    To register for the Young Artist Competition (ages 18-30), visit this page


    Festival Division - $45

    Youth Artist Division - $50

    Specialty Division - $45, or $25 if registering for another division.

    Competitors may not register for both the Festival and Youth Artist Division, but may register for either the Festival Division, and the Specialty Divisions, or the Youth Artist Divisions and the Specialty Divisions.  Competitors may register for multiple Specialty Divisions if desired. 

    Competitors may bring up to 3 family members to the festival for the day's events at no cost. If you have more family members that wish to attend, we ask that you purchase a festival day pass here.


    Registration fees are non refundable, and are due March 10th, 2019.

    Please note that there will be a $25 late fee assessed to all registrations that are submitted after March 10th, 2019. Thank you for your prompt registrations.

    • Sunday, April 14, 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Palomar College

    San Diego Flute Guild Spring Festival

    San MARCOS, CA 92069

    Spend the day at our Spring Flute Festival, flute fun for all ages!

    This festival features vendors, competitions, FUNdraisers, exciting concerts and classes.

    It is our desire to serve the SDFG membership and provide the best possible festival for everyone. It can’t be done without our capable board and other volunteers. Please let us know if you are interested in assisting us with the 2019 Spring Festival.

    Registration for attending the 2019 festival features discount membership pricing for those logged in to the site as a San Diego Flute Guild member. Festival registration fees are non-refundable.

    Please register here for festival day passes, exhibit hall passes, recital tickets, or if you are planning on exhibiting at the 2019 festival. 


    Exhibit Hall Only Pass: $10

    Guest Artist Recital Ticket: $15

    Festival Day Pass - Members: $35

    Festival Day Pass - Non Members: $45

    Exhibitor: $100


    Registering here is for festival attendance only, and will remain open until the week before the event.  Don't worry though - you can register and attend on site! 

    If you are competing in any specialty, festival or youth artist competition division, you *do not* have to pay here to attend festival.  Instead, please register here for your competition.

    Parents of competitors do not need a festival pass, but if there are more than 3 family members, please do purchase day passes here for the additional family members.

    Check out the Festival Page for more information.

    • Sunday, April 28, 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • EVE Encinitas

    2019 Winners' Recital

    Sunday, April 28, 2019

    EVE Encinitas ~ Community Room
    575 S. Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas CA 92024

    (Pacific Coast Hwy 101 and E Street)


    This Spring Members' recital will feature the winners of various competitions held at the April 14th Spring Festival.

    SDFG members who are not competition winners are invited to perform if space allows.  See the Eligibility and Registration sections below.

    If you are registering for the Spring Festival, and would like to perform, please make sure to select “Yes, I would like to perform in the Winner’s Recital” when filling out the online Festival Competition Registration Form.  Be sure to only check this box if you are available and willing to perform in the recital.   Those who have replied YES to this question, and have won a gold medal in a festival division, or placed 1st, 2nd, 3rd place in a youth artist or specialty division will be officially invited to perform on April 15th.  If a person wins a division, or receives a gold medal, but they have selected NO to this question will not be invited to participate, but of course you may still request to perform.   


    • All solo performers must be SDFG members.
    • If you are performing a duet, trio, or in a flute choir, we encourage membership for each flutist, but do require that at least one performer must be a current San Diego Flute Guild member.  
    • If you are not a member, and want to perform, you can become a member by clicking here.
    • First priority will be given to winners of the 2019 Spring Festival Competitions. Winners of the competition will be notified and invited on April 15th, and are required to confirm participation by April 19, 2019.
    • There is no age or performing ability requirement.


    Free to perform and attend.

    Registration & Deadlines:

    • San Diego Flute Guild Members: You may register at any time to request to perform. You must be logged in to register.  The deadline to register is Friday April 12th, 2019.
    • Festival competitors:  Registration for participation confirmation will open on April 14th, 2019. You must be logged on to register. You will receive an email from the event coordinator with an invitation to perform on April 15th.  The deadline to confirm your participation by registering here is April 19, 2019.
    • Wednesday, June 26, 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • Sunday, June 30, 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • Green Oak Ranch

    2019 Summer Flute Camp

    Camp Dates: June 26th through June 30th, 2019

    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. 

    Diana Morgan - Guest artist 

    Canadian-born flutist Diana Morgan is acting piccolo and 3rd flute with the San Diego Symphony. Ms. Morgan held this position during the 2014-15 season and has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, among others. In 2015, she appeared with the Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group conducted by John Adams as part of the Green Umbrella Series. Ms. Morgan can be heard playing piccolo on the ABC series Fresh Off the Boat (Season 2: Episodes 2 and 23). Ms. Morgan was second flute with the Star Wars in Concert national tour in 2009 and 2010 international tour. She has performed at numerous national and international festivals, including Arizona MusicFest, the Artosphere Festival, Spoleto Festival (USA) and (in Canada) the National Youth Orchestra and National Academy Orchestra.

    Diana Morgan received a Graduate Certificate in Performance from the University of Southern California and her master’s from Carnegie Mellon University. Her principal teachers include Jim Walker, Jeanne Baxtresser, Alberto Almarza and Dr. Amy Hamilton. Her trio, The Upside, were the winners of the 2014 Beverly Hills national auditions. Ms. Morgan is an active teacher and is an adjudicator for the Colburn Conservatory flute auditions. Now in its twelfth year, Ms. Morgan is the director and faculty member at Jim Walker’s "Beyond the Masterclass" at the Colburn School, and her students have been accepted at prominent conservatories and colleges across the country and abroad.

    For more information please visit www.dianamorgan.net


    Full-time overnight and day staff will include Camp Coordinators/Staff: Lionel Avila, and Sierra Johnson, and Farah Zolghadr. 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 26, 2019 (overnight campers only)

    4:00-5:00: Drop-off/Registration @ Dining Hall

    5:00-5:30pm: Dinner

    5:30pm: Walk up to cabins, get settled

    6:30pm: Camp Venue Boundary Tour with camp staff

    7:00pm: Introductions, Ice-breaking activities

    7:30pm-9:00pm: Camp Staff Recital

    10:00pm: Curfew

    11:00pm: Lights out

    Thursday, June 27, 2019

    8:00-8:30am Breakfast

    8:45-9:00am: Day campers arrive at Wagon Wheel + get checked in

    9:00-10:00am: Morning Warm Up

    10:00-10:45am: Individual Ensemble rehearsals (Led by camp staff)

    10:45-11:15am: Entire Group ensemble rehearsal

    11:15am-12:15pm: Interactive Class (guest faculty TBD)

    12:30-1:00pm: Lunch

    1:15-2:15pm: Masterclass/Interactive Class (guest faculty TBD)

    2:15-3:15pm: Interactive Class/Presentation (camp staff)

    3:15-5:15pm Free time/Individual Practice time/Camp Provided Activities

    5:30-6:00pm: Dinner at the Chuck Wagon 

    7:00-8:00pm Evening activity

    8:00-9:00pm: S’mores at Council Rock

    9:00pm: Day campers picked up at Wagon Wheel

    10:00pm: Curfew

    11:00pm: Lights out

    Friday, June 28, 2019

    8:00-8:30am Breakfast

    8:45-9:00am: Day campers arrive at Wagon Wheel

    9:00-10:00am: Morning Warm Up

    10:00-11:15am: Individual Ensemble rehearsals (Led by camp staff)

    11:15am-12:15pm: Interactive Class (guest faculty TBD)

    12:30-1:00pm Lunch

    1:30-2:30pm: Interactive Class (guest faculty TBD)

    2:30-3:00pm: Entire Group ensemble rehearsal

    3:00-5:30pm: Free time/Individual Practice Time/Camp Provided Activities

    5:30pm: Dinner

    6:30pm: Evening fun activity

    8:00pm: Guest Artist Recital

    9:00pm: Day campers picked up at Wagon Wheel

    10:00pm: Curfew

    11:00pm: Lights out

    Saturday, June 29, 2019 - Guest Artist Full Day

    8:00-8:30am: Breakfast

    8:45-9:00am: Day campers arrive at Wagon Wheel

    9:00-9:45am: Morning Warm Up (Guest Artist)

    9:45-10:15am: Entire ensemble run through

    10:15-11:15am: Individual Ensemble rehearsals (Led by camp staff)

    11:15am-12:15pm: Interactive Class (Guest Artist)

    12:30pm: Lunch

    1:30-3:00pm: Masterclass with guest artist 4 students (Guest Artist)

    3:00-5:30pm: Free time/Individual Practice Time/Camp Provided Activities

    5:30-6:00pm: Dinner on the patio

    6:30-8:00pm: Evening activity

    8:00-9:00pm: S’mores at the fire pit

    9:00pm: Day campers picked up at Wagon Wheel

    10:00pm: Curfew

    11:00pm: Lights out

    Sunday, June 30, 2019

    8:00am: Breakfast (Pack and Clean)

    9:00-9:30am: Day campers arrive at Wagon Wheel

    9:30am-10:00am: Individual Ensemble rehearsals (Led by camp staff)

    10:30am: Bring stuff to final concert area (gazebo)

    11:00am-12:00pm: Campers' Concert

    12:00pm: Goodbyes!

    Everyone off the campgrounds by 2:00

    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 1st, 2019.
    • 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 1st, 2019. 
    • Registration is available now.  


    • Two options: 4-night sleepover camp (Wednesday - Sunday) or day camp (Thursday-Sunday from 9:00am-9:00pm). 
    • Early bird rate for sleepover camp: $400; after April 1st, 2019, the sleepover camp rate is $425. To be eligible for the early bird rate, make a deposit OR pay in full before April 1, 2019. All meals are included for sleepover campers. 
    • Day camp rate is $325. There is no early bird rate for day campers. Lunch and dinner are included (no breakfast). 
    • All payments are non-refundable.
    • Click here to make your camp payment installments.

Past events

Sunday, January 13, 2019 2019 Chamber Fest
Sunday, December 16, 2018 2018 Winona Grant Holiday Flute Choir Concert
Sunday, November 04, 2018 2018 Annual Membership Meeting and Fall Members' Recital
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 2018 Summer Flute Camp
Thursday, May 31, 2018 PROJECT Trio
Sunday, May 06, 2018 2018 Flute Festival Winners' Recital
Sunday, April 29, 2018 2018 Spring Festival Masterclass
Sunday, April 29, 2018 2018 Spring Flute Festival
Sunday, April 29, 2018 2018 Spring Flute Festival Competitions
Saturday, April 28, 2018 2018 Young Artist Competition
Sunday, January 21, 2018 2018 Chamber Fest
Sunday, December 03, 2017 2017 Winona Grant Holiday Flute Choir Concert
Saturday, November 04, 2017 2017 Fall Members' Recital
Saturday, November 04, 2017 2017 Annual Membership Meeting
Sunday, September 10, 2017 2017 Teachers' Luncheon
Saturday, June 24, 2017 Palomar Mountain Flute Retreat - Guest Artist Day
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Palomar Mountain Flute Retreat
Saturday, May 13, 2017 Flute Festival Winners' Recital
Sunday, April 30, 2017 Spring Festival Masterclass
Sunday, April 30, 2017 2017 Spring Flute Festival
Sunday, April 30, 2017 Spring Flute Festival Competitions
Saturday, April 29, 2017 Young Artist Competition
Sunday, January 29, 2017 Chamber Fest
Sunday, December 18, 2016 Winona Grant Holiday Flute Choir Concert
Saturday, November 05, 2016 Fall Member's Recital
Sunday, August 21, 2016 Annual Meeting of the Members & Introduction of the new board

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