Flute Fest

VAM’s inaugural Flute Fest features a full day of activities including masterclasses, performances, and a presentation by Burkart Flutes & Piccolos.
Join Paul Hung (Flute Fest Artistic Director and VAM faculty), Catherine Ransom Karoly (Associate principal flute of Los Angeles Philharmonic/ Flute professor of USC), and Ethan Lin (Burkart Representative) for this event on March 10, 2024.


Fest Schedule

11 am – All about your body with Diane / Exercises for all flutists
Learn about your body and how it relates to tone production and technical flexibility. Acquire helpful exercises to regain muscular balance while playing flute!

12 pm – Sight reading party with Moonlight Flute Quartet
Led by the award winning Moonlight Flute Quartet, have a blast playing exciting flute ensemble repertoire. Bring your instruments!

12:50 pm – Burkart Flute presentation/ Flute Trial
Try some impeccably crafted, handmade flutes and piccolos by the inimitable Lillian Burkart.

2 pm – Flute Masterclass with Ethan Lin
Observe professional flutist/ Burkart Representative, Ethan Lin, lead a class featuring incredible young talents.

3 pm – Flute Masterclass with Catherine Ransom Karoly
Associate Principal Flute of Los Angeles Philharmonic and teacher at the University of Southern California, our featured guest artist, Catherine Ransom Karoly, leads a masterclass featuring some of the most challenging flute concerti performed by VAM’s Finest.

5 pm – Catherine Ransom Karoly Flute Recital
A concert you will not want to miss!


Flute Fest is generously sponsored by Burkart Flutes & Piccolos 

Location - Vancouver Academy of Music

1270 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC
V6J 4R9 • Canada

Location - Mary Olson Hall at VAM

1270 Chestnut St
Vancouver, BC V6J 4R9