Pre-College Flute

June 20-26, 2021

Designed for senior high flutists, this program focuses on strengthening musicianship and fundamental technique. Students are exposed to a wide range of repertoire, orchestral excerpts, and receive advice on preparing for college auditions in addition to gaining perspective on all facets of flute practice and performance.

Flutists in this program have the opportunity to perform in woodwind quintets, flute ensembles, and woodwind chamber ensembles coached by ISYM faculty. Activities and classes in the Pre-College program are designed to immerse students in a college music experience similar to what they would experience as a music student at the University of Illinois.


Final Concert Schedule


Application Materials


More information on tuition

Pre- College Scholarship

Audition/Welcome Letter

On opening Sunday, Pre-College Flute participants will have an audition to determine placement in technique classes and and flute choir.

Typical Pre-College Flute Daily Schedule

Program Faculty

Jonathan Keeble, Professor of Flute, University of Illinois

Jonathan Keeble is known for his rich tone, effervescent personality, and nuanced musicality. In high demand as performing artist and master class clinician, he has been described as having an “infinitely flexible sound, with many subtle colors,” and is among the leading performers of his generation. Recently released, critically acclaimed recordings include Voyage and Song of the Black Swan as part of the Aletheia Duo, and Turbulent Winds with the Prairie Winds. He is a regular performer at National Flute Association conventions, and is currently Immediate Past President of the Association.

Click here for more information about Jonathan Keeble.

Guest Faculty

Rebecca Johnson, Eastern Illinois University

Hideko Amano, Carthage College and Freelance Flute Teacher.

Jenny Shin, DePaul University