The UA flute studio includes students from across the world engaged in undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degree programs. Flute studies at the U of A include private weekly lessons, a weekly studio master class, small group technique classes, flute pedagogy, and guest artist master classes. Along with applied study of the flute, the studio maintains a flute choir that performs large and small chamber works for school performances and outreach activities within the local community and surrounding area. Flute students are encouraged to seek national and international recognition through young artist competitions, festival/master class performances, and scholarly publications.
Brian Luce is a highly regarded performer and teacher with experience as a competitor, chamber musician, orchestral musician, freelance performer, recording artist, and recording engineer. This experience, coupled with over 28 years of teaching in the private studio and classroom at universities, high schools, junior high schools, and fine arts festivals, has led to the development of a curriculum that focuses on students’ product creation. All students in every major are required to: