Finnish Flute Festival

GarethMclearnonGareth McLearnon conducts flute ensembles on Saturday and Sunday. Flute ensembles will perform at the Final Fun concert on Sunday.

The Intermediate group is intended for students studying in music schools on basic level with a few years of playing experience. The pieces selected for the group are Soldier´s Joy and Canon of Peace. Circle of Life will be performed together with the advanced group.

The Advanced group is intented for students of music schools studying on advanced level, as well as for students on vocational training, professional students and professionals. The pieces selected for this group are Edge Effect and Libertango. Circle of Life will be performed together with the intermediate group.

A native of Northern Ireland, Gareth McLearnon is an internationally renowned and award-winning flutist, composer, arranger and educator.  As part of his diverse, creative, exciting and inspiring musical career, McLearnon travels a lot, and his performances and teaching are enjoyed by flutists of all ages and levels around the world.

McLearnon has played with a number of top English orchestras.  In addition, he also performs in the Heritage Orchestra, which shakes up the traditions of classical music.

McLearnon last visited Finland in April 2017, when the Finnish Flute Society invited him to give a course for Finnish flutists and to introduce the course participants to his extensive collection of flutes of different sizes.

 

Intermediate flute ensemble
Saturday:
Warm up and tuning 9.15-9.45, Camerata
Practice 10.00-11.30, Black Box
Sunday: 
Warm up and tuning 9.15-9.45, Black Box
Practice 10.00-11.00, Camerata
General rehearsal 16.30-16.50, Camerata
Performance in the Final Fun concert 17.00, Camerata

Advanced flute ensemble
Saturday:
Practice 10.45-12.30, Black Box
Sunday:
Practice 10.30-11.45, Camerata
General rehearsal 16.30-16.50, Camerata
Performance in the Final Fun concert 17.00, Camerata

 

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