Gary Schocker (Guest Artist) Master Class

(Advanced Performers)

Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia Flute Fair 2017

Saturday, March 18th, 2017

Swope Music Building, West Chester University, PA

The Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia invites you to take part in this fabulous master class opportunity.  

Five to six performers will be selected to work with Mr. Schocker in this 90-minute master class. 

To be considered as a performer, you must meet the criteria listed below and complete and return this application with your recording(s) by February 18th, 2017.


  • The Guest Artist Master Class is for advanced students or advanced adult amateurs who are 15 years of age or older.
  • You must be a member of the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia to be considered for this master class. If you are not already a member, please visit to join.

Repertoire & Recording Requirements

  • Mr. Schocker would like to coach participants on works he has composed, but will certainly offer coaching on other works as well. This is a unique opportunity to play pieces by the composer for the composerFor a listing of compositions for flute, piccolo, and alto flute by Gary Schocker visit:
  • Record one selection of your choice (up to 7 minutes in length). The piece that you record should be the piece you plan to perform in the master class. Multiple movements of one piece are acceptable only if they fit within the time limit. You may list an alternate piece on your application if one is prepared (a second recording is not necessary).

  • Pieces may be for flute, piccolo, alto flute, or bass flute (solo or with accompaniment). Pieces written with accompaniment should be recorded with accompaniment.
  • Please do not talk or identify yourself on the recording. 
  • All submitted recordings should be unedited.

  • The preferred recording method is an mp3 file submitted with your online application. If you have difficulty uploading this file with the application, it may be sent via email to the coordinator by the deadline. Please label your mp3 file with first initial and last name only. 

Important Information

  • You must complete the application in its entirety and submit it with recording and $15 entry fee by February 18th, 2017 in order to be considered.  Link for payment of application fee is below.  No late applications will be accepted unless spots are still available in the class.

  • You must be available to attend the FSGP Flute Fair on March 18th, 2017.
  • If accepted as a master class performer, you must register online within one week of notification in order to secure your spot in this master class.

  • You do not need to have an accompanist for your master class performance.
  • Performers who bring a parent/chaperone must register them as a guest for the FSGP Flute Fair 2017.

Should you have any question or require further information, please contact Cindy Anne Broz (Gary Schocker Master Class Coordinator) via email: or phone: 951-240-0448.

Advanced Master Class Application Fee

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