Annual End of the Year Recital will take place on Sunday May 19th in Orange Music Studio.
May 5, 2019
Flutists, young and mature! A must attend private masterclass with the most influential teacher of the Bay Area - Isabelle Chapuis!
Her remarkable energy brings out the best in people, and her professional advice is priceless. Come observe a three hour private masterclass, take notes and make a wonderful memory of someone truly great. (Teachers may inquire about participants slots)
Please, join us and learn from one of the world’s best!
Renowned Soloist and Teaching Artist, Ray Furuta explores the major components required of a young flutist to win college auditions and solo competitions. Learn to set yourself apart and stand out from the crowd!
Master Class with Dr. Ray Furuta
Professor of Flute at Santa Clara University
Hailed as “The Rockstar of the Flute” (Informador de Guadalajara) and considered “the protege of the great flutist, Carol Wincenc” (San José Mercury News), renowned flutist Ray Furuta has performed for the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, Mainly Mozart Festival and United Nations to name only a few. He has collaborated with renowned artists including Peter Frankl, Jon Nakamatsu, The Weilersteins, and members of the Kronos, Juilliard, Brooklyn Rider, and Emerson String Quartets. He is the Professor of Flute at Santa Clara University and will begin teaching at San Jose State University in Fall 2018. In addition, he has given master classes at the SF Conservatory, Stanford, NYU, Gettysburg College, and at institutions throughout Mexico, Japan, Lebanon, and Canada. He is the Artistic Director of Chamber Music Silicon Valley and also serves as the primary mentor and consultant for CMSV's competitive Emerging Artist Fellowship Program for musicians in the early stages of their professional careers. Honored as a distinguished alumnus in 2016, Furuta earned his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from Stony Brook University where he was a pupil of Carol Wincenc and the Emerson String Quartet.