Spend the day with us!
Proposed Schedule of Events (Subject to Change)
All classes and performances will be virtual via Microsoft Teams
9:00 - Welcome and morning stretches with Dr. Small
9:15 - 9:45 - Overcoming your Fear of Heights on the Flute
with Dr. Small
10:00 - 10:50 -Body Mapping for Beginners with Dr. Martin
11:00 - 11:45 - Virtual Recital with Troy University Students
11:45 - Noon - Informal Q&A with Dr. Small about
Preparing for a College Audition
Noon - Lunch Break
1:00 - 1:50 - Virtual Masterclass with Dr. Martin
2:00 - Q&A with Dr. Martin
2:30 - Closing Concert with Drs. Small, You and Pendergast
Our Guest Artist Flute Day Coordinator
Dr. Andree Martin Dr. Heather Small
Schwob School of Music flute professor since 2001, Andrée has performed at Carnegie and Alice Tully Halls, Lincoln Center, and the National Flute Association and American Musicological Society Conventions. She has been published in Flute Talk and the Flutist Quarterly and has recently been named the Sam and Jacquie Rawls Distinguished Professor in Music for 2020-21.
Andrée is passionate about issues surrounding musicians' wellness and injury prevention.She has taught Body Mapping for the Seattle, Atlanta, and Las Vegas Flute Societies. She is on the faculty of Summerflute and serves on the board of the Association for Body Mapping Education and the Atlanta Flute Club. She hosted the 2017 Body Mapping International Conference at CSU and blogs about her experiences with her own performance injury at Observing Focal Dystonia.
Andrée's students have performed at Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, and are winners of the Yamaha Young Performing Artist, Golden Classical Music International, American Protégé
Grand Prize Virtuoso International "London", Alexander & Buono International, Atlanta Flute Club, Oklahoma Flute Society, and Artist International Competitions. As an advocate for international education, Andrée has taught Body Mapping and Renaissance music history courses in Italy, France and Oxford, England.
Heather Small has been the Assistant Professor of Flute at Troy University since 2017, where she teaches flute, class woodwinds, and music theory. Her previous appointments include Morehead State University, the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, Southern Adventist University, and Messiah College. As a member of the NFA, she currently serves as a Coordinating Judge for the Newly Published Music Competition. An admirer of contemporary music, Heather has premiered numerous works by composers such as Schocker, McNair and Osterfield.
Dr. Small holds degrees in flute performance from Florida State University and the University of North Texas. She earned her Bachelor of music education degree from Oberlin Conservatory where she studied with Michel Debost. She has performed with the Midland-Odessa, Tallahassee, Chattanooga, Huntington, Valdosta and Cave Run Symphonies and was a finalist in the Myrna Brown Young Artist Competition and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.