Virtual Flute Masterclass and Discussion

Advanced high school or college students || Anyone can audit the masterclass and be part of the discussion afterwards

February 19 || 10 am to  12:30 pm MT

On February 19, 2022, Rocky Ridge Music faculty member Claudia Anderson will host a virtual masterclass (capped at 3 participants, auditors welcome) followed by a discussion.

  • Only three masterclass participants will be selected. The three masterclass participants will each get 30 minutes to perform and receive feedback.
  • Participants must be advanced high school or college students.
  • Masterclass and subsequent lecture will take place over Zoom.
  • Discussion topic after the masterclass is “The Artist Within: Strategies for Discovering Your Inner Flutist”

If you have any questions, we can be reached at or by calling 303-449-1106. Thank you! 

No cap on auditors or discussion attendees.

More Info

Masterclass Fees

Masterclass Rates

Participant Rate: $75.00
Masterclass Audit: $20.00

Both rates include attendance at the discussion after the masterclass. 


February 19, 2022

10:00 AM: Masterclass Participant 1

10:30 AM: Masterclass Participant 2

11:00 AM: Masterclass Participant 3

11:30 – 11:45 AM: Lunch Break

11:45 – 12:30 PM: Discussion with Claudia Anderson || The Artist Within: Strategies for Discovering Your Inner Flutist

There are three performers slots left.

Please fill out the registration form found below, whether you’d like to perform or simply audit. Both the performer and auditor rate includes attendance at Claudia Anderson’s post-masterclass discussion entitled The Artist Within: Strategies for Discovering Your Inner Flutist.

If you have any questions, we can be reached at or by calling 303-449-1106. Thank you! 

No cap on auditors or discussion attendees.

Flute Masterclass Registration Form

If you are registering to perform at the masterclass, tell us a bit about yourself (not required of auditors)? Where do you go to school? Who is your teacher? How would you assess your level of playing on the flute? What pieces or excerpts do you want to perform for Claudia Anderson?
Claudia Anderson

Claudia Anderson

Wind Chair, College Intensive Flute Faculty
Instruments: Flute Education: D.M.A., University of Iowa; M.M., University of Massachusetts

Claudia Anderson is known for her originality and brilliance as a solo and chamber music performer across the U.S. She is a founding member of the innovative flute duo ZAWA! and of New Prairie Camerata, a chamber initiative that showcases a community’s historical and architectural gems through performance and stimulates community participation. A Fulbright scholar to Italy, Ms. Anderson was subsequently principal flute of the Orchestra del Teatro Massimo in Palermo. She is presently principal flute with the Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony in Iowa, a guest artist and clinician at many colleges and music series around the country, and on the faculty of Grinnell College. She serves also as flute faculty and program director during the summers at Rocky Ridge Music ( Equally at home in both the standard and contemporary repertoire, Dr. Anderson has commissioned and arranged works for solo and duo format and has moved into composition more recently. Writing about artistry in flute playing and chamber music as community is a current passion, as well as riding her Triumph Bonneville motorcycle. Other faculty positions have included the Universities of Iowa and Northern Iowa, Ithaca College, and the University of California at Santa Barbara. National Flute Association positions have included Coordinator for the Chamber Music Competition and adjudicator for HS Soloist, Young Artist, and Convention Performers Competitions. Claudia’s artistic and pedagogical inspiration came from the following great artists who were her teachers: Severino Gazzelloni, Thomas Nyfenger, Geoffrey Gilbert, William Bennett, and Peter Lloyd. Her recorded solo and duo performances can be found on the Centaur, Neuma and CRI labels. Her solo CD, American Flute (Centaur, 1994), was awarded five stars from Classical Pulse. Duo CDs include ZAWA! (Neuma, 2001), ZAWA2 (ZawaMusic, 2006) and Duos for Flute and Oboe (Centaur, 2005).