Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 9:00am

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 9:00am

Andrea Fisher

Powell Artist, Andrea "Fluterscooter" Fisher, will present a workshop and perform on the Gala Concert at the Iowa Flute Festival March 4, 2017.  

Click here for the full schedule and registration details. 

Fluterscooter's appearance at the Iowa Flute Festival is proudly sponsored by Powell Flutes.

Andrea Fisher aka Fluterscooter is a recording artist, producer, designer, and entrepreneur.  She has recorded and produced for hiphop artists 50 Cent (co-producer-Amusement Park), Wiz Khalifa, DJ Green Lantern (co-producer-I'm So Fly (Grand Theft Auto 4), Nipsey Hussle, and Neako to name a few. She was featured on John Legend's sophomore album, Once Again, as well as his live DVD, Live From Philadelphia. She has performed live with Legend as well as Herbie Hancock/Marcus Miller and Ian Anderson/Jethro Tull.


Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 1:00pm

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 1:00pm

Jean Ferrandis

Jean Ferrandis, 2 day residency at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas

Powell Flutes and Southern Methodist University present internationally renowned flutist Jean Ferrandis in a 2 day residency in Dallas, Texas.  

Dates | Times:

Saturday, March 4 | 1:00 - 4:00pm
Flute Masterclass hosted by SMU flute professor Jean Larson Garver.  The class will feature SMU flute students from the studios of Jean Larson Garver, Kara Kirkendoll Welch and Deborah Baron as well as outstanding high school students selected by audition. 
O'Donnell Hall - OAC2130 - Owen Arts Center

An exhibition of Powell instruments will be available for trial by Carolyn Nussbaum Music Co.  Private appointments and prior arrangements are available, contact Carolyn Nussbaum Music at

Monday, March 6 | 7:30 - 9:30pm
Jean Ferrandis and Angela Favazza: An Evening of French Flute Music
Flutist Jean Ferrandis and pianist Angela Favazza perform Franck’s Sonata, Bizet/Borne’s Carmen Fantasy and Poulenc’s Sonata.
Caruth Auditorium - Owen Arts CenterLocation: Southern Methodist University, Owen Arts Center, 6425 Boaz Lane Dallas TX 75205

Mr. Ferrandis will also be available for private lessons. 

French soloist and conductor Jean Ferrandis enjoys an international career that takes him throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. He has presented recitals, performed chamber music, and appeared as soloist with orchestra in such prestigious concert halls as the Salle Pleyel and Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, Alice Tully Hall in New York, the Tapei Arts Center, Wigmore Hall in London, La Fenice in Venice, Hamarikyu Hall in Tokyo, the Vigado in Budapest, the Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona, and the Moscow Tschaikovsky Conservatory, under such conductors as Leonard Bernstein, Tibor Varga, Laurent Petitgirard, and Yoram David. He has been invited to numerous festivals, including the Lanaudière in Canada, Switzerland’s Sion Festival, the Budapest Spring Festival, the Midem Festival in Cannes, and the Berlioz Festival in Lyon. 

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 6:30pm to Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 8:30pm

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 6:30pm to Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 8:30pm

Cynthia Ellis


Powell Flutes and the Victoria Conservatory of Music proudly present Powell Artist, Cynthia Ellis, in a mini-residency in Victoria, British Columbia.  

Dates | Times:

Tuesday, March 7 | 6:30-8:30pm: Advanced Piccolo Masterclass

Wednesday, March 8 | 5:00-6:00pm: Recital

Wednesday, March 8 | 7:00-8:30pm: Piccolo Workshop 

Location: Victoria Conservatory of Music | Cox Centre | 989 Johnson Street, Victoria, BC Canada

An exhibition of Powell instruments will be available for trial by Long & McQuade, Victoria.  Private appointments and prior arrangements are available, contact Lana Betts at

Admission & Masterclass Participants: Click here for details

Philippe Bernold is Professor of Chamber Music and flute at the National Paris Conservatoire. He won First Prize in the Jean-Pierre Rampal International Competition in Paris in 1987. The award allowed him to start a career as a soloist, performing with world famous artists and orchestras.

His first recording won the “Grand Prix de l’Académie Charles Cros” in 1989. Bernold has made more than twenty recordings for Harmonia Mundi, EMI, Universal and others. - See more at:

Flutist Cynthia Bueker Ellis is a member of the Pacific Symphony, playing solo piccolo since 1979. Her performance credits also include Los Angeles Music Center Opera, Pasadena Chamber Orchestra and the Cabrillo Music Festival in Santa Cruz, California. She has also served as the principal flutist for touring ballet companies on their Orange County stops including the Royal Ballet of London, American Ballet Theater, Stuttgart Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, and the San Francisco Ballet. In January of 1995, she was appointed Principal Flutist with the Opera Pacific Orchestra, a position she held until the company’s closing in 2009. She has recorded with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Pacific Symphony, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra as well as on several major motion picture and cartoon soundtracks.

Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 8:00am

Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 8:00am

Demarre McGill
Powell Artist, Demarre McGill, will perform on the New York Artists Recital during the New York Flute Club Flute Fair on March 12, 2017.  Mr. McGill will share the recital with his colleague from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Erik Gratton and Nadine Hur.  They will perform works by Ranjbaran, Schoenfield and Gaubert with pianist Soyeon Kim.

Christina Cobas, Director of Marketing, will present an exhibition of Powell headjoints and instruments for the duration of the festival in the exhibition hall.  A full range of instruments and headjoints will be available, including the new Lumina style headjoint

For more information about the fair: 

Private appointments and special requests are available, contact Christina Cobas at to make arrangements.


Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 9:00am

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 9:00am


Once a Flutist...Always a Flutist - Rekindling the Flutist Within 

Christina JenningsPowell Artist, Christina Jennings, has created truly unique festival that encompasses flutists of all ages and levels.  The festival will include masterclasses, a panel discussion, workshops, recital performances, all leading up to a final concert with Sir James & Lady Jeanne Galway!  All festivities will be held at the University of Colorado, Boulder in Boulder, Colorado, March 21-22, 2017.

Powell Flutes is proud to support NASA Astronaut, Cady Coleman, in her presentation of "Music from Earth to Space" - and an inspiring talk about flute, space, and music. She will show video footage from the Space Station which includes her lesson with Sir James Galway!  

Click here to watch a video of Cady playing her Powell Flute on the Space Station with famed flutist and Powell Player, Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull!

Details and registration information can be found here:

Powell Authorized Dealer, Ellen Ramsey Flutes, will be on site presenting an exhibition of the full range of Powell instruments throughout the festival.

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:30am

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:30am

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