2023 WORKSHOPS & CAMPS
23rd Annual Summer Flute Retreat
June 18 ~ 24, 2023
First Congregational Church
1431 Fourth St, Peru, IL 61354
$345.00 per participant before May 31, 2023. $360.00 if deposit is postmarked after May 31, 2023; Includes tuition, admission to all SFR activities and recitals; Summer Flute Showcase on June 22, 2023 at Starved Rock Lodge, Utica; daily catered lunches; and T-shirt. Auditors $90.00 per day. (Advanced Registration Required)
Participants should plan to arrive on Sunday, June 18 at First Congregational Church of Peru by 2pm to audition for final placement in Master Unit. ALL participants should plan to play a short musical selection and/or scales demonstrating playing ability for placement in ensembles and scales/technique classes. An on-site pizza party will immediately follow OPENING DAY activities concluding approximately between 6-6:30pm.
DAILY SCHEDULE for remainder of week (M-F) will be 8:30am-4pm.
HALF DAY MINI CAMP: This half day option is for young flutists who have been playing less than year but would still LOVE to participate in the Flute Retreat! Mini camp runs 1:30-4pm. $200 tuition; Mini camp participants participate in recitals at Starved Rock on June 22 and the final camp recital on June 24. Tshirt included; no lunch.
Those participants residing outside of the immediate Illinois Valley area who will need housing accommodations must submit a written request with application no later than May 31, 2023. Participant accommodations will be with a limited number of host families. Participants choosing to find their own accommodations will be at their own expense and will not be supervised.
Participants will be selected to perform in daily master classes with Gerald Carey. Selection is based on audition on Opening Day and is limited to no more than 8 performers. Results will be announced on June 18 after opening day activities. All participants will be asked to supply a list of flute literature that they have performed or are currently working on. This should include solos, etude materials, etc.
Daily work in this unit will focus on flute literature for small chamber groups featuring specifics on tone, rhythm, and balance. The number of participants in the ensemble unit is not limited.
WAITING LISTS: If your application is received after the camp reaches maximum enrollment, you will be put on a waiting list. All applications are dated upon receipt and are processed in order of arrival. You will be notified of your wait-list status. You have the option of remaining on the waiting list or withdrawing your application. Your $50.00 deposit will be refunded if we are unable to offer you a spot.
SCHOLARSHIP: A limited amount of partial scholarships are available to those in need. Requests will be granted to those eligible only if request is submitted with $50.00 deposit and application prior to May 31, 2023. *Not every scholarship request will be granted due to limited funds
Sue Gillio, Coordinator
815/223-4408 or email@example.com