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News, Events &

PICCOLO COmpetition

The Chicago Flute Club announces the next biennial Walfrid Kujala International Piccolo Competition. The competition is open to all piccoloists age 18 or over, excluding high school students. Prizes of $1,000, $500, $250, and $100 will be awarded.  The final round date March 12, 2017.  Preliminary recordings must be postmarked by January 4, 2017. Check our website for further details here.

New Purchase for Special projects Fund

The Chicago Flute Club will be purchasing a bass flute this season. CFC Members will be able to rent it, and it will be used at CFC events such as flute choir readings. You can help make this possible by contributing to our Special Projects Fund. Your donation is tax-deductible as provided by law. You can make a donation on line at Donors will be listed in Pipeline and in program booklets throughout the season. Donations will be accepted at the Membership table at CFC events throughout the year.


 2016 Student Competition Winners

- Catherine Brashler, student of Maria Fadrowski
2nd - Laney Toffler, student of Allie Deaver
3rd - Hanna Oyasu, student of James Donahue
HM - Jessica Hu, student of Jan Frank

1st - Natalia Kozintseva, student of Susan Crandall
2nd - Avra Friedman, student of Hideko Amano
3rd - Kate Whitney, student of Joyce Oakes
HM - Zoe Kim, student of Susan Levitan

1st - Tessa Vermeulen, student of Hideko Amano
2nd - Jonathan Wu, student of Diane Horban
3rd - Daniel Lopaz, student of Hideko Amano
HM - Holly Venkitaswaran, student of Caylee Wells






A Choro Celebration with

Julie Koidin: recital and masterclass

Sunday, February 5, 2017, 2:00-5:00 PM
Merit School of Music
38 S. Peoria St.
Chicago, IL 60607

bring your flute to the masterclass, and join in as we learn to play choros together!





It's All About Flute

The Chicago Flute Club is a community of flutists in the greater Chicago area that fosters the highest artistic potential of all its members through teaching, listening, and performing. 

Each year the CFC presents its members with exciting world-class performances by today's greatest flutists, opportunities to learn via masterclasses and workshops, and chances to perform in competitions and member showcases. 

Professionals, teachers, amateurs, and students will each be inspired and educated by attending our events. Don't miss a chance to grow as a musician!

Check our website frequently for the latest information on flute events in and around Chicago!

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