• panoramic flutist group at chautauqua

Note: The Panoramic Flutist seminar will not be held in 2017. For information about the Once a Flutist festival, March 21-22, 2017, visit the Once a Flutist page.


Join us in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, for a five-day immersion into the flute. The comprehensive seminar includes master classes, recitals, panel discussion, jazz improvisation class, yoga and movement and journaling class. We will share meals, hikes and community.

Up to 18 performers will be chosen for the master class slots by recorded audition. There is no limit to the number of participants for this class. All flutists 18 and older are encouraged to apply! Leading flute manufactures will also exhibit instruments and goods for all to try. 

Previous years' activites included:

  • Repertoire master classes with Jennings, Buyse, Garner Santa, and Stagnitta
  • Yoga with Dr. Garner Santa
  • Orchestral Excerpt class with Professor Buyse
  • Improvisation: Conquer the Fear and Find the Love!
  • The Moveable Flutist and the Widor Romance and Scherzo
  • Belief Cycles - A Journaling Experience
  • Two faculty recitals with Margaret McDonald, piano
  • Exhibits from Ellen Ramsey Flutes, Powell Flutes and Flutistry of Boston

2016 Dates

May 31-June 4
University of Colorado Boulder
For flutist 18 years and older

Apply now!
Applications due April 15th

Register for housing


Performers: $700
Participants: $600
One day auditors: $125
Most days a healthy meal is served at either lunch or dinner


Christina Jennings: University of Colorado Boulder
Leone Buyse: Rice University Shepherd School of Music
Lisa Garner Santa: Texas Tech University
Nancy Stagnitta: Interlochen Arts Academy
With Margaret McDonald, collaborative piano

Download the 2016 flyer