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Study Flute and Vacation in Beautiful Pittsburgh

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Adult Flute Level 1 Workshop - May 22 - 26 2023

Adult Flute Level 2 Workshop - May 29 - June 2 2023

Adult Flute Level 3 Workshop - June 12 - 16 2023

Adult Piccolo Level 1 Workshop - June 5 - 9 2023

Adult Piccolo Level 2 Workshop - June 19 - 23 2023

Adult Alto Flute Workshop - June 26 - 30 2023

More dates to follow

Tuition: $300.00 per person per workshop. If this presents a financial burden, but you are dying to attend, please let me know!

Schedule for each workshop: Monday - Friday, 10:00AM - 1:30PM

Location: The Barn, Taylor's 700 sf music studio in the hills of Sewickley, PA (suburb of Pittsburgh, 30 minutes from Pittsburgh International Airport)

Materials: Some materials will be required for the workshops, and some will be sent to you. Every effort will be made to limit cost of materials. 

Class size is limited to ensure the best experience for attendees! 

Example Daily Schedule:

10:00 - Morning Meditation

10:10 - Warm-ups

10:30 - Workshop on Tone

11:00 - Workshop on Technique

11:30 - Practice Tips/Music Theory

12:00 - Break

12:15 - Workshop on Musicality

12:30 - Group Etude Practice

1:00 - Flute Choir

1:30 - End of Day - Go Explore Pittsburgh!

Recommended hotels nearby:

Hampton Inn Pittsburgh/ Wexford-Sewickley - 2622 Wexford Bayne Rd, Wexford, PA 15143

9 minutes (has a cute farm and market right by it, a Starbucks, and next to the interstate to take into the city)


Staybridge Suites Pittsburgh-Cranberry Township, an IHG Hotel - 915 Brush Creek Rd, Warrendale, PA 15086

11 minutes (good area for food and shopping, right next to interstate, a little further from downtown Pittsburgh)

Flute Workshops


Not your typical masterclass: No individual performing, no long days listening to others play, and materials sent in advance. This course is specifically designed for adult amateur flutists who want to improve their playing in just 5 days... without burnout!

Work on tone, technique, breathing, ensemble playing, and more! Then spend your afternoons and evenings relaxing and taking in the sights of Pittsburgh. 

Level 1: For flutists who recently started the flute and/or consider themselves "beginners". Perfect for those who have never had a lesson or are early in their lessons. Example materials you might be working on if this class is right for you: Rubank Elementary Method, Flute 101, some one octave major scales

Level 2: For flutists who have been playing a few years, and need some help working on technique and sound fundamentals. Perfect for students who have been self taught for years or who have been taking lessons a few years but need some extra help and confidence. Maybe you have been playing for years and don't quite feel ready to join an ensemble just yet. Example materials you might be working on if this class is right for you: Rubank Intermediate Method, Flute 101.5/102, all or most one octave major scales and some two octave scales

Level 3: For flutists who consider themselves in that limbo between "intermediate" and "advanced". You have been playing a while and hold your own in some ensembles, but you don't consider yourself "advanced" yet. Maybe you hear players in your ensemble and think you could never be THAT good. Think again! Example materials you might be working on if this class is right for you: Rubank Intermediate/Advanced, Flute 102/103, all or most major scales at least 2 octaves, some etudes and solos. 

Piccolo Workshops

Just like the flute workshops, but for piccolo! A course specifically designed for adult amateur flutists to help you fall in love with the smallest member of the flute family. It gets a bad wrap, but it is truly magical to play when you have the right tools!

For piccolo players who consider themselves beginner to intermediate. Maybe you have never had a piccolo lesson, or you have not really thought of piccolo differently than flute, or maybe you just need a fun refresher, this is for you!

Alto Flute Workshop


A course specifically designed for adult amateur flutists looking to learn or develop their early alto flute skills. Maybe you would like to play alto in your local flute choir, or at a convention, or just love the rich sound it has. This is your chance to enhance your alto skills in one week and sign up for that alto part with confidence! 

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Part of The Barn where classes are held

Mountain in front of The Barn

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