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 

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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 Special Presentation: TBA 

3:30 Masterclass

Demo flutes and piccolos at vendors!

This event is made possible by the support of Emanuel Flutes 

fall event details >

"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.  

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more information

just us recital details >

Clarinet and Flute Choirs Collaboration Concert


Sunday, January 26, 2020

at Judson Park

2181 Ambleside Drive in Cleveland

featuring Venner Clarinet Choir and

Erie Waters Flute Choir 

Choir Collaboration Details >

Erie Waters Flute Ensemble

Flute Ensemble Cleveland

Sunday, April 14, 2019

in Port Clinton

The performing flute choir of the Greater Cleveland Flute Society is back by popular demand

in Port Clinton!

Erie Waters >

Cleveland Composers Connection


Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 7pm

Judson Manor, 1890 E 107th Street

in Cleveland

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

featuring the flute.

Composers Concert details >

Area Events


Linda White and Bob Gruca

in concert this Saturday, Sept 14th!

7:30 at the Maltz Museum


Play in one of

The Music Settlement's

flute ensembles! 

Area Events details >

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 at McGregor at Overlook at 2:00 on Saturday, August 17, 2019. 

The rehearsal is on August 9th at 7 pm at Ann's house. 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!



Date in November 2019 TBA

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~

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GCFS fall social!


Come to 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!

Click here to find out more!

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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