The New York Flute Club sponsors:
- A professional concert series
- The New York Flute Fair
- An ensemble program
- A monthly newsletter
- An education and enrichment program
- Commissions of new music for flute
- A variety of publications and recordings
- Free admission and two guest tickets to monthly concerts
- Ensemble program
- Access to extensive member directory
- Free listing of members' events in our online and newsletter calendars
- Monthly newsletter
Welcome to The New York Flute Club
To Our Members and Friends
Our 2014-15 season proudly features concerts and classes with Emma Resmini, Mark Sparks, Paul Dunkel, Katherine Fink, piccoloist Jean-Louis Beaumadier, and jazz flutist, Nicole Mitchell. The Flute Fair, "The 21st Century Flute," highlights the artistry of the MacArthur "Genius" Award recipient, Claire Chase. Concerts, Events and More has more details about these concerts.
You can join or renew your membership online and, with membership, be able to access our current newsletters, view ourmembership directory, edit your profile, and list your upcoming concerts in Member Events. More member benefits are listed on our membership registration page.
News and Updates
November 23: Nicole Mitchell is a creative flutist, composer, bandleader and educator. As the founder of Black Earth Ensemble, Black Earth Strings, Ice Crystal and Sonic Projections, Mitchell has been repeatedly awarded by DownBeat Critics Poll and the Jazz Journalists Association as “Top Flutist of the Year” for the last four years (2010-2013). Mitchell’s music celebrates African American culture while reaching across genres and integrating new ideas with moments in the legacy of jazz, gospel, experimentalism, pop and African percussion. Ms. Mitchell will be joined by pianist/percussionist Tyshawn Sorey for her November 23 concert and will also share her signature improvisational concepts and techniques in a workshop immediately preceding her concert. Click here for details.
Nicole Mitchell's workshop and concert is made possible in part by the the generous support of Powell Flutes, who will be exhibiting their full line of handmade flutes beginning at 3:15pm until the beginning of the masterclass at 4:00pm. To schedule a private appointment please contact the Flute Center of New York at 212-307-9737 or email@example.com.
Listen to Nicole Mitchell's Black Earth Ensemble perform "Meadow Sunlight in the Swinging Fields"
St. Louis Symphony Principal Flutist Mark Sparks will present a free masterclass for flute club members on Friday, December 12 from 2:00-4:30 at 244 West 54th Street Studios, 10th Floor. Performers and auditors welcome. Please email info@nyfluteclub for more details.
The New York Flute Club, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of flute playing and the appreciation of flute music. It provides a common meeting ground for professional, student, and amateur flutists and offers performance opportunities for flutists and composers. We welcome as members musicians and music lovers who are interested in the flute and flute music. Founded in1920 by eminent flutist Georges Barrère, composer Lamar Stringfield, and a group of their associates, The New York Flute Club is the oldest such organization in the United States. Hear Georges Barrère in 1941 playing a transcription of the gamelan piece Lagu Ardja by Colin McPhee.