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KinderFlute

Children ages 4 throughout 5th grade explore the flute and flute playing in group classes. Give your child a head start in music making! KinderFlute is designed to teach young students to love music and learn to play the flute.

All KinderFlute Classes include both a 45-minute group session and a 30-minute private lesson per week!


KinderFlute, developed by Kathy Blocki, is a method designed to effectively teach students to love music and play the flute from an early age. KinderFlute is intended to make playing the flute and understanding musical concepts both accessible and fun for children.

Students benefit from weekly group classes and one-on-one lessons with the instructor. Incorporating games, movement and improvisation exercises from my research and training in the KinderFlute and Dalcroze approach, group classes are carefully planned to maximize each student’s learning potential and musical development.

To learn more, visit blockiflute.com and dalcrozeusa.org.


Free Intro Class Offered!

  • Next date and time: August 21, 2022 (2:00-3:00 p.m.)
  • Registration required!
  • Flutes are provided. Siblings and parents are welcome to watch quietly.

For more information, contact KinderFlute@sc.edu.


KinderFlute Fall 2022

  • Class/Lesson Dates: Begin as early as August 23 and end December 10
  • Recital: December 10
  • For children ages 4 through 5th grade.

KinderFlute Classes are fun-filled 12-weeks programs that consist of weekly group class instruction AND 30-minute private lessons designed for children to explore playing the flute!

A signed waiver must be on file for each participant. Please preview the waiver prior to registering. A copy of the waiver will be sent via email upon receipt of registration and must be signed by the participant (or legal guardian if under 18) prior to the first lesson.

  • This beginners course is designed for children ages 4-6 to have fun exploring and playing the flute!
  • Thursday evenings 5:15-6:00 p.m.; Private lessons scheduled individually 
  • This beginner course is designed for children ages 6 and up to have fun exploring and playing the flute!
  • Day/Time TBD; Private lessons scheduled individually
  • This intermediate course is designed for children to continue their flute studies.
  • Day/Time TBD; Private lessons scheduled individually
  • This advanced course is designed for children to continue their flute studies.
  • Day/Time TBD; Private lessons scheduled individually

Cost: $450/$435*

*family/senior citizen/active military/USC faculty and staff discount  

A family discount is offered when more than one member of a family is enrolled in lessons or if a student is enrolled in more than one program of study through the CMS. UofSC faculty/staff, active military, and senior discounts are also offered. 

Tuition can be paid in two installments for the 12-lesson options and is available at registration. Please email cms@mozart.sc.edu for more information.

Dates for those paying in 2 installments are:
1. Prior to the first lesson/class
2. October 17 or before the 7th lesson/class


For more information call 803-777-5381 or email kinderflute.columbia@gmail.com.

 

KinderFlute Faculty

Emily Creedle

Dr. Emily Creedle

Dr. Emily Creedle is committed to making her community a better place as a performer and teacher by sharing her joy and passion for the flute and music making. Her KinderFlute students consistently show high levels of technical skill, musicianship, teamwork, performance, and joy in the learning process. Many of the graduates of the program who are now in middle and high school currently play in their school band programs, with the SC Philharmonic Symphonic and Youth Orchestra, and have made their region band and the All-State band.


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