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Summer Flute Institute 2014 Registration Now Open: IT'S OUR TENTH YEAR!
We've come a long way! Join us for our 10th annual Summer Flute Institute in Los Altos, CA from June 23-27, 2014. For more info and to register online, check this out!
Chamber Music Institute 2014 Participants Headed to VOCE State Competition!
Areon Chamber Music Institute 2014 is now over, and one of our talented young ensembles is headed to the State MTAC VOCE Competition! Young music students in the bay area: curious about joining next year? This is an opportunity for you to shine -- check us out next fall! More information can be found here.
Areon welcomes Sasha Launer as our newest member!
We are THRILLED to announce that Sasha Launer is officially the newest member of Areon Flutes. Hear Sasha's debut with us at the National Flute Association Convention in New Orleans this August, where we will be premiering our 2012 Composition Competition Winner Elainie Lillios' piece "Summer Sketches."
Areon Summer Institute 2013 Rocked!
Our exciting annual Summer Flute Institute held in Los Altos, CA was a huge success! Thank you to all the students and parents who made our 2013 Summer Institute an inspirational and amazing week. Check back later this year for info about the 2014 Summer Institute, and we'll see you there!
2013 Composition Competition Winner is Nicole Chamberlain!
We are thrilled to announce the winner for our 2013 Composition Competition! Ms. Chamberlain wins a $1,000 commission to compose a new work for Areon Flutes. Honorable Mention Winner: Andrew Remley. Thanks to all of the many talented applicants this year!!
Midwest Tour Coming Up!
We'll be in Illinois and Wisconsin at the end of September for some very exciting teaching and performing engagements. Saturday morning we'll be teaching at the Music Academy of Rockford, followed by an afternoon performance at UW-Madison. On Sunday, we perform at the First Concert Series in Rockford. Events in Rockford are sponsored by The Music Academy of Rockford and the Rockford Flute Club. Looking forward to getting over to the Midwest!
San Francisco International Flute Festival 2012
Areon is thrilled to be included in the 2012 SF International Flute Fest. It is going to be an amazing weekend of flute-filled fun on June 16-17, 2012 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. We're performing on Sunday afternoon... Come on out! Tickets and info here.
Drum roll, please!... Our 2012 International Composition Competition winner is: Elainie Lillios!
Congratulations, Elainie! We were thrilled with our applicant pool and encourage everyone to re-apply next year. Thank you for applying and showing your enthusiasm for flute chamber music!
Areon Flutes' CD Release
is around the corner! We'll be celebrating the completion of Gossip Cats Are Dancing on March 18, 2012 at our CD Release Party in Palo Alto. You're invited! Please join us and party down with us for the debut of our highly-anticipated first full-length recording. We'll be performing some pieces from the album, and we can't wait to hang out with you all at the amazing Bryant Street Gallery!
Areon and Sqwonk - the birds and the beasts together again!
We are thrilled to share a recital once again with the fantastic bass clarinet duo, Sqwonk, this month. This will be the most eclectic and entertaining event you enjoy all season! Purchase tickets in advance here.