Irene

Irene Pruzan's Flute Studio students range from age 7 through adults.  Irene loves working with students of all ages and levels with different personal goals and aspirations.  She has taught at Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan and at MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis.  As a professional flutist she has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, American Composers Forum, Arizona Chamber Orchestra, Minnesota Opera and the Minnesota Orchestra.  As a chamber musician she has been a member of the Crocus Hill Trio, and the Aurora Woodwind Quintet.  In addition, Irene has served as the Public Relations Director for the National Flute Association, Program Director for Young Audiences of Minnesota, and was the owner and past President of Music on the Move MN, Inc. Since taking up residence in Florida she has served as a Board Member, Program Chair, Vice President, President, and Board Chair of the Florida Flute Association. She teaches at Osceola County School for the Arts, the University of Central Florida’s summer flute camps, and is a member of the National Flute Association’s Pedagogy Committee.

Congratulations to the many student who received a superior at solo and ensemble and will be going to the state level. Also congratulations to students who won auditions to play in All-State, Orange and Osceola All-Counties, The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the Florida Flute Association competitions.  Check out the Student Accomplishments page for more information.

The January Florida Flute Association Convention was a great success.   The 2020 convention was held  January 24, 25 an 26 and featured Paul Edmund-Davies, former London Symphony Orchestra Principal flutist, and Friday night soloists Latin jazz performer Enesto Fernandez and Tallahassee and Pensacola Symphony Flutist Sarah Jane Young.  The 2021 convention will be January 29, 30 and 31. The deadline to enter one of the competitions or to submit a proposal to perform or present is October 1, 2020.  More information on the convention page of the FFA website: www.floridaflute.org/FFA

FLUTE CAMPS:

The University of Central Florida has cancelled the Flute Boot Camp and will be doing the Flute and Piccolo Institute for high school and middle school online June 15-19.  See https://music.cah.ucf.edu/camps/flute.php for more information.  Stetson has cancelled the Flute Workshop.  

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