Author: Jessie Bauters

Mini-Documentary: Once a Flutist Festival

For two days in March 2017, flutists young and old converged on CU Boulder for the Once a Flutist Festival. Including master classes with Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway, panels and recitals, the once-in-a-lifetime event was a reminder that if you’re once a flutist… you’re always a flutist.

Transcript

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One of the coolest parts about this whole festival is
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the idea of coming together as a community
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And not only getting to engage with other people who
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love to play the flute, but some alumni, and getting to
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engage with some incredible people.
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We are gathering the Galways: Sir James and Lady Galway
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Icons of the flute, to share their incredible music
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and their incredible legacy.
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This is an opportunity for all of us interior flutists
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to come together in celebration.
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It doesn’t matter what level you are, or how long you’ve
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played the flute, or how long ago it was,
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playing the flute brings us all together, and it’s just this
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massive celebration of music.
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It’s beautiful that it makes sense to the rest of the
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musicians as well, you can remember that if you’ve
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even been a musician, it can always stay a part of your life.

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