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Flautissimo Flute Club

The Flautissimo Flute Club (FFC) is a student run organization for UTB students and Rio Grande Valley flute enthusiasts whose mission is promote and increase knowledge of the flute, its performance, and its teaching.  Since 2008, FFC has sponsored club trips to the Texas Flute Festival (2012, 2009) and the National Flute Association Convention (2013, 2010). The organization sponsors the annual Brownsville Flute Festival and has brought renowned guest artists to the UTB campus for master classes and recitals. Our recent and upcoming guests include:

  • Marianne Gedigian, University of Texas-Austin, Professor of Flute (2014)
  • Patricia George, Editor Flute Talk Magazine, (2013)
  • Alex Still, Oberlin Conservatory, Professor of Flute (2012)
  • Carol Wincenc, Juilliard School, Professor of Flute (2012)
  • Imani Winds, Grammy Award Winning Woodwind Quintet, New York (2012)
  • PROJECT Trio with Greg Pattillo (2011)
  • Bonita Boyd, Eastman School of Music, Professor of Flute (2011)
  • Dr. Katherine Kemler, Louisiana State University, Professor of Flute (2011)
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