Summer flute camp provides expert instruction to high school students

Summer flute camp provides expert instruction to high school students
March 23, 2007

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

The Department of Music at Benedictine University is sponsoring a Summer Flute Camp for high school students from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, June 18-22. Activities will include techniques classes, instrument repair, single and group lessons, rehearsals, a performance anxiety class, guest sessions, a final evening concert for family and friends, daily lunch in the Krasa Student Center Dining Room and an opportunity to meet new people who share a love of music. The faculty includes flautist Anne Kreft, who performed with the Ann Arbor Symphony and earned a master’s degree in music from Northern Illinois; Judith Bentley, professor emeritus of flute at Bowling Green University; Karen Ursin, who served as principal piccolo of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 2001-2003; and Paul Kober, who has more than 19 years of instrument repair experience. The cost of the camp is $250. The deadline to register is May 18. For more information, call Anne Kreft at (630) 829-6326 or e-mail her at akreft@ben.edu.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.