DIARY - 2018

*  6th - 8th July. Karlovac, Croatia. 3 days of master classes followed by 4 days (9th - 12th) with William Bennett and friends.  

* 9th - 12th August. Lecture and classes at NFA Flute Convention, Orlando, USA. Including a Marcel Moyse Society class on the Bach: 50 Variations,         arr Moyse.

* 25th August - 1st September at The Flute Studio, Hastingleigh, Ashford, Kent. UK. Trevor Wye Masterclass with Julie Wright. A six day intensive class with daily warm-ups, technical classes including tone, articulation and technique, flute repertoire & orchestral technique classes. The classes will be accompanied by our fine pianist, Anne Marshall. The focus of the classes is on fixing problems to improve the chances employment as teachers and performers. A short class will be devoted to the latest development in flute scales and tuning flutes. The classes will include a short daily talk on flute history using ethnic flutes from around the world including two 800 year-old ocarinas and a number of museum quality flutes dating from 1740 to 1926 which will be passed around for examination. Julie Wright will be coaching ensembles and flute choirs and taking discussions and diagnostic clinics and pedagogy sessions for teachers or intending teachers. She will also be helping those with technical difficulties to overcome them in private lessons. For information:  http://flutesenvacances.co.uk/wp/trevor-wye-summer-course-2018/        The number of places is limited to nine persons due to space. As some return each year, early booking is advised.

* 7th - 14th September. Master classes in Tojo and Tokyo, Japan. See:-      http://www.twfs.sakura.ne.jp

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Master Classes: Trevor Wye is available for master classes in any country. He has already given  classes in most countries of the world including the USA, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Croatia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, The Sudan, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tasmania, Taiwan and Thailand.

The usual format is to begin with a Warm -Up, using scales and exercises with improvisation. Then to helping students both with studies and basic problems of tone, technique, articulation and intonation. After lunch, on to the flute repertoire, often introducing unusual or little-known works.

Basic repair techniques are usually part of a class of a few days, and include a concise history of the flute from the earliest times to the present day, illustrated with primitive flutes, 600 year old ocarinas and a collection of 15 museum-quality antique flutes.

Enquiries to tw@trevorwye 'dot' com

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The Carnival Of Venice. 50 Variations for 60 Flutes and Piano. A Flute Spectacular.

Trevor Wye has been presenting his Carnival Of Venice Variations for more than thirty five years throughout the world. The Carnival begins with an introduction to the instruments. The Variations include two of Mozart's Magic Flutes, piccolo, a Scandinavian flute, Mexican pottery flute, the bansuri, panpipes, a paper flute, bicycle pump, a 750 years old ocarina, double flageolet, the very rare triple flageolet, a human tibia, an ocarina, The Cindy Flute, a gemshorn, a parrot flute, a Tzi-Tzu, a vegetable carrot, a Thumpy, flute damour, sopranino recorder, a snake, pipe and tabor, a flötlein garklein, baroque flute, alto and bass flutes, flageolet, a frog, a rack of 16 small flutes, 7 whistles, an electronic chromatic flute, and several other electronic flutes. The Variations include music by Bach/Gounod, Briccialdi, Genin, Godard, Grieg, Wye, Scott, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Sousa, Saint-Saens, Beethoven, Strauss, Schubert, Weber, Mozart, Alford, Rachmaninov, Benson, Rossini, Mendelssohn and Hieronymous Bloggs. The electronic flutes were made by Trevor Wye; the piano arrangement by Robert Scott. The number of times the Carnival Show - 50 Variations on the Carnival of Venice for 60 Flutes and Piano - has been performed worldwide since 1971:- Alderney 1: Australia 14, Austria 2, Belgium 1, Bermuda 1, Brazil 1, Canada 3, Croatia 1, Czech Republic 1, Denmark 1, Ecuador 1, Finland 1, France 7, Germany 4, Great Britain 43, Greece 1, Guernsey 2, Hong Kong 2, Isle of Man 1, Italy 13, Japan 8, Jersey 2, South Korea 1, Mexico 2, The Netherlands 6, New Zealand 2, Norway 1, Peru 1; Poland 1, Portugal 2, Sark 1; Slovenia 2; Spain 2, Sudan 2, Sweden 2, Taiwan 4; Tasmania 1; Thailand 1; Trinidad 1; United States 23. Total: 134

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