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Join us in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, for a four-day immersion into the flute. The comprehensive 2018 Panoramic Flutist seminar will include master classes, recitals, workshops, yoga, group meals, hiking and flute community. Unfortunately, Jennifer Keeney will not be able to join us as planned. 

For the second year, middle school and high school students will be welcome for Colorado High School Day! Read more below.

Up to 22 performers will be accepted via recording and play for two master classes. There is no limit to the number of participants for this class. All flutists 18 and older are encouraged to apply! Leading flute manufacturers will also exhibit instruments and goods for all to try. This year we will have Ellen Ramsey Flutes, Powell Flutes and Flutistry of Boston.

This year’s activities will include:

  • Repertoire master classes with Christina Jennings, Lorna McGhee and Lisa Garner Santa
  • Yoga with Dr. Garner Santa
  • Orchestral excerpt class with Professor McGhee
  • “The Moveable Flutist”


June 3-6, 2018
University of Colorado Boulder
For flutists 18 years and older

Applications are due April 20. Apply now!


  • Performers: $525
  • Participants: $475
  • One-day auditors: $150
  • Most days, a healthy meal is served at either lunch or dinner
  • Room and Board (available in the CU dorms with 2 extra meals per day): $259


Sunday, June 3

2-3 p.m. - Registration
3-4 p.m. - Opening Faculty Recital
4-5 p.m. - Welcome session: Full Faculty Mini Talks: (Bones and Breath/Essence of Class Cards/ 4 registers of the flute/ Cultivating Positive Self Talk)
5-6 p.m. - Dinner provided
6-8 p.m. - Lorna McGhee Master class

Monday, June 4 - Day Sponsored by Powell Flutes

9-10 a.m. -  Movement: Yoga with Lisa Garner Santa
10:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Christina Jennings master class
Lunch Provided
2:15 p.m. Grace Under Pressure with Lorna McGhee
7-9 p.m. Excerpts class with Lorna McGhee

Tuesday, June 5 - Day Sponsored by Flutistry

9-10 a.m. Movement: The Moveable Flutist with Christina Jennings
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Lorna McGhee master class
Lunch Provided
1:30-3 p.m. Lisa Garner Santa master class
8-9 p.m. - Yoga Nidra with Lisa Garner Santa

Wednesday, June 6 - All activities will take place at Chautauqua Park

9-11 a.m. - Faculty master class
11 a.m.-12 p.m. - Closing exercises
12 p.m.-2 p.m. - Hiking


Christina Jennings: University of Colorado Boulder
Lisa Garner Santa: Texas Tech University
Lorna McGhee: Principle Flute, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Download the Panoramic Flutist flyer

This appearance of Altus Flute Artist Lorna McGhee and Viviana Guzman has been made possible, in part through an Educational Grant from Altus flute. Lorna McGhee and Viviana Guzman perform exclusively on Altus Flutes.

The Panoramic Flutist Colorado High School Day

With Christina Jennings and Viviana Guzman

Saturday, June 9
8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sponsored by Ellen Ramsey Flutes

This one-day event is open to all middle and high school students for an inspiring day of flute! Workshops will include: Fun flute warm-up class, All-State and audition prep class, beatboxing class, classes on intonation and articulation, social media and your flute and a flute choir reading session.

Cost is $80 for the day includes a healthy lunch! Space is unlimited for middle and high school flutist of every level; there are 15 slots open for master class participation, which includes performance of one solo of the flutist’s choice.

Applications for Colorado High School Day are due May 1.

Download the 2018 Panoramic Flutist High School Day flyer

Register for the 2018 Panoramic Flutist

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Revisit the Once a Flutist festival, March 21-22, 2017.