All State Music Masterclass
Saturday, September 15, 2018

Cullen Hall, St. Thomas University
4001 Mount Vernon
Houston, TX 77005

Free to Current HFC Members. Dues will be accepted for both new and renewal memberships.

1pm-2:30pm: All State Region Music
To participate as a performer contact Vicky Williamson.

2:45pm– 4pm: Young Artist Competition music
Jr. DivisionSonata in F Major, S.765; Op.2 No.1, by Benedetto Marcello, Romance for flute and piano by Arthur Honegger

Sr. DivisionCaprice #23 by Niccolò Paganini, Sonata for flute and piano, by Paul Hindemith Mvts. I & II


Dr. Shauna Kay Thompson




Selector of the 2018-2019 All State Music for Flute and Piccolo, Dr. Shauna Thompson is the Assistant Professor of Flute at Texas Christian University. She is currently coordinator of the Professional Flute Choir Competition for the National Flute Association, co-chair for the Texas Flute Society's annual festival, and coordinator of the Donna Marie Haire Competition. Dr. Thompson has been a featured performer at multiple National Flute Association conventions and recently gave the world premiere of Martin Blessinger's Rhapsody for Flute and Orchestra with the Texas Christian University Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Thompson is on faculty for the summer camp Floot Fire in Plano, TX and also performs regularly as a member of Metroplex Flutes and the trio FlutAria!

Dr. Thompson won the 26th annual Myrna Brown competition with the Texas Flute Society and was honored to return as a guest artist to their following convention. She is also a prize winner of many other competitions including the National Flute Association, Pittsburg Flute Club, Claude Monteaux, Frank Bowen, Mid-South Flute Society, and MTNA.

She holds a DMA and a MM in flute performance from the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music. Dr. Thompson also received a Bachelor of Music from Texas Tech University where she studied with Lisa Garner Santa. Prior to joining the TCU faculty Dr. Thompson served as Consortium Instructor of Flute at the University of Evansville and principal flute with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. She has also previously served as principal flute of the Lubbock Symphony and second flute with the Midland Odessa Symphony Orchestra in addition to performing with the Cincinnati and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestras.

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