Flute Masterclass with Alicia McQuerrey
DEADLINE for Honors Recital application –– October 1st, 11:59pm
Please register and send your application video to firstname.lastname@example.org before this deadline.
Alicia McQuerrey joined the SPCO as a flute and piccolo player in 2001. A native of Charleston, West Virginia, McQuerrey began studying the Suzuki flute method at the age of seven with Mrs. June Warhoftig, then principal flutist with the West Virginia Symphony. Alicia earned the distinction of becoming the first American student to complete the Suzuki flute method. Prior to joining the SPCO, she earned a bachelor’s degree in performance from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Dr. Bradley Garner, flute and Jack Wellbaum, piccolo. McQuerrey earned her master’s degree and professional studies certificate from the Manhattan School of Music, studying with Michael Parloff, then principal flutist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Linda Chesis, soloist and chamber musician. She enjoys coaching, performing and assisting with many of the SPCO’s Education and Community Engagement programs. McQuerrey teaches at Hamline University, University of Wisconsin-River Falls and has a small teaching studio in St. Paul where she resides with her daughter, Lola and their dogs, Bella and Cole.
Saturday October 13, 2:00pm-4:00pm, University of Minnesota’s Ferguson Hall
The masterclass will be open to the public. First students to register will be the first to be considered for participation in the masterclass.
If you are selected to participate in the masterclass, a fee of $40 will be assessed with registration.