The GCFS seeks to further the interest of flute

through performance and education

Young Artists' competition

March 1st, 2020 1:00-5:00 pm

 Senior Division (grades 10 - 12)


Junior Division (grades 7 - 9) 

Application deadline is January 17, 2020 

 Junior Division Prizes:

1st Prize - $200

2nd Prize - $125

3rd Prize - $75

Senior Division Prizes

1st Prize - $250

2nd Prize - $150

3rd Prize - $100 

Annual Events

Fall Recital & Masterclass


 Stefán Höskuldsson  

Sunday, October 20, 2019

at The Music Settlement 

11125 Magnolia Drive


~Admission free for all GCFS members~

Non-member admission is 

$10/student and $15/adult

12:30 Doors open

1:30 Recital

2:30 Q&A Session on

breath control, vibrato, etc

3:30 Masterclass

Demo flutes and piccolos at vendors!

This event is made possible by the support of Emanuel Flutes 

"Just Us" Recital


 Location and Date in March 2020 TBA

Students and non-students alike are welcome to perform solo and small ensemble pieces in a friendly and 

supportive setting.


 Ensembles can include other instruments who do not need to be members.  

Click the button below for

more information

Clarinet and Flute Choirs Collaboration Concert


Sunday, January 26, 2020

3 PM

at Judson Park

2181 Ambleside Drive in Cleveland

featuring Venner Clarinet Choir and

Erie Waters Flute Choir 


Each ensemble will present a half-program showcasing the lowest to highest versions of their instrument families. The grand finale is a combination of both flute and clarinet choirs!

This concert is free and open to the public

Erie Waters Flute Ensemble

Flute Ensemble Cleveland

Sunday, November 17, 2019

at 3PM

The performing flute choir of the Greater Cleveland Flute Society

is featured on the 

"Music in a Sacred Space" series at

the Church of the Resurrection

in Solon, OH

click below for details!

Cleveland Composers Connection


Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 7:30pm

Judson Park, 2182 Ambleside Drive

in Cleveland

This annual concert showcases works of Northeast Ohio composers and their compositions

featuring the flute.

 Note: we will be at Judson Park this year, not Judson Manor. 

Area Events


Linda White and Bob Gruca

Sunday, September 29, 3:00-4:00

at The Bop Stop

2920 Detroit Ave in Cleveland


Play in one of

The Music Settlement's

flute ensembles! 

traveling minstrels


     This fantastic outreach program takes our flute music into senior living facilities and nursing homes every 6 to 8 weeks. All GCFS members are welcome and encouraged to participate. Bonnie Svetlik and Ann Droste are co-chairmen.

     The next program will be given on

Wed, November 20  at 2 pm

 at The Lutheran Home in Westlake.

The rehearsal is at 7:30 on Friday, November 15, 2019. 

Music will be available before the rehearsal

so all can be prepared.

     If you would like to participate, please email Ann at  

     This is a wonderful opportunity for us to use music to brighten the day for those who can't get "out and about" 

like we can. Please join us if you can!



November 2, 2019 

at 1PM

location: 21049 Colby Rd in Shaker Heights

The roundtable meetings will focus on education, where flute teachers and non-teachers alike can share information

and ideas on how to improve our flute playing

and performance skills.

         RSVP required!

RSVP via the CONTACT US feature on the GCFS website

     ~free for all GCFS members~

GCFS fall social!


This season's Welcome Event


Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 2-5 pm

Buckeye Shelter, North Chagrin Metropark Reservation

-Join us in playing lots of flute choir music!

-Opportunities to play alto and bass flutes!

-Visit with like-minded flutists over light refreshments!

many thanks to our sponsors for their continued support!







Many thanks to Emanuel Flutes for helping the GCFS present our Fall Artist, Stefán Höskuldsson!


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