The Flute Festival – Singapore

A first of its kind in South East Asia, the Flute Festival – Singapore brings together some of the best flutists from around the world. This four day event features renowned flutists from Sweden, Bulgaria, USA and Singapore.

The Flute Studio Singapore, established in 1992 promotes the art of flute playing through activities such as concerts and performances, flute sales, compact disk recordings lessons and master classes.  Now in an attempt to bring flute music to a larger audience, the first Singapore flute festival has been organized.

The Festival will be held from the 11th to the 14th of June 2009, at the Young Musicians’ Society Auditorium. Situated at 54 Waterloo Street, the auditorium seats 200, so tickets are limited. Prices range from SGD 10 to SGD 150.

The musicians featured in the concert are Tsai Wen Shih (Singapore), Goh Tiong Eng (Singapore), Karen Undritz (Switzerland), Lee Ho-Fan (USA), Anders Norell (Sweden), Quadro Flauto Piccolo (Singapore), Huang Yu-Hsin, Harpist (Taiwan), Low Shao Suan and Low Shao Ying, Pianists (Singapore) with The Flute Ensemble (Singapore).

Included in the festival are a flute competition, concerts, recitals for flute and piano, flute and harp and a flute quartet. The 4-day event will also feature workshops on band foundation and sectional training while also giving attendees a chance of participating in master classes on flute technique and interpretation. There will also be an exhibition of Altus, Azumi and Evida flute at the festival.

Also await the Flute Festivals 2010 which includes the Flute Ensemble and Chamber Music Competition. Artists invited for this are William Bennet (UK) and Kazushi Saito (Japan) with flute ensembles from Japan and Taiwan.

So come and be transported to a world that will bring you four days of sheer musical pleasure.

A Singapore luxury hotel, such as the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore will provide you with great accommodation while attending The Flute Festival – Singapore 2009.

By: Pushpitha Wijesinghe

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