Sat, May 13|
St. John's United Methodist Church
An Introduction to the Development of the Flute
Michael Lynn, Professor of Historical Flutes at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, will present an introduction to the development of the flute, using flutes from his personal, world-class collection. A 3D printed flute (~$200 value) will be given away by raffle at the event.
Time & Location
May 13, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
St. John's United Methodist Church, 2140 Allandale Rd, Austin, TX 78756, USA
About the Event
FREE for AFS members. $10 for non-AFS members. Must be logged into website to receive 100% discount.
Michael Lynn, Professor of Historical Flutes at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, will present an introduction to the development of the flute, using flutes from his personal, world-class collection. This lecture/demo will include flutes from roughly 1760-1900. The flutes are all in playable condition.
You can see Professor Lynn’s collection on his website at https://www.originalflutes.com/
He has produced many videos featuring historical flutes and they can be viewed at www/YouTube.com/michaellynnflute
Check out this video demonstrating three models of 3D printed flutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGqw9IsPL84
Michael has been involved in a project with 3D printed flute maker, Jeff Wulf, and he has donated one of his flutes, a Bizey model at A=415 and 440 to be given away during the class.
Michael Lynn is Professor of Historical Flutes & Recorder at Oberlin Conservatory and Curator of Musical Instruments Emeritus, he served as Associate Dean for 15 years, and has been on the faculty since 1977. Mr. Lynn performed at the Inaugural Luncheon for President Obama’s first term and at the same event for Mr. Trump. He has performed more than 1,000 concerts throughout the United States, Canada, Portugal, Romania, Italy, Taiwan and Japan with Apollo’s Fire, Mercury Baroque, ARTEK, the Oberlin Baroque Ensemble, Smithsonian Chamber Players, Tafelmusik, the American Baroque Ensemble, Handel & Haydn, the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, the Houston Symphony, the Cleveland Opera, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Il Gardilino, and many other ensembles. He teaches each year at the Oberlin’s Baroque Performance Institute. He can also be heard at www.soundcloud.com/mloberlin and www.youtube.com/michaellynnflute
Mr. Lynn has taught at the University of Michigan, Oakland University, Case Western Reserve University, and at the Recorder Institute of Indiana University as well as teaching classes on historical flutes throughout the country. A performer/scholar, Mr. Lynn has written articles for more than 12 flute and recorder magazines. He has recently produced several editions for Alry Publications. Known for his knowledge of historical flutes he maintains a website www.originalflutes.com based on his flute collection and is available to give lecture/demonstrations about the history of the flute. Mr. Lynn also serves the board of advisors of several organizations, including the Sigal Music Museum and he is Chair of the National Flute Association, Historical Flutes Committee.
Development of the Flute
Includes entry to a presentation by Michael Lynn and a chance to win a free 3-D printed baroque flute.$10.00+$0.25 service fee