Southeast Michigan Flute Association

Masterclass with Katherine Hoover

SEMFA will host a Masterclass with Katherine Hoover on Thursday, October 6, 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex, 650 Church St, Plymouth, MI 48170. Four performers will be selected. The first four applicants to meet the application requirements and deadline will be selected as performers. Application: Send $100.00 fee payable to: SEMFA, Tamara Michalec, Treasurer, 2341 Timbercrest Ct., Ann Arbor, MI 48105 (or AND send repertoire selection to, Subject: Hoover Masterclass. Applicants must be current SEMFA members. Repertoire: Unaccompanied Flute Solo; A selection from among Ms. Hoover's unaccompanied flute solos is suggested. Auditor fee: $10.00 per person, payable at the door or by contacting
This masterclass is made possible in part by the generosity of The Michigan Philharmonic which has provided the PARC venue.The Michigan Philharmonic coordinated this event with SEMFA. 
There will be a “Meet the Composer” Reception, free to SEMFA members, immediately following the masterclass, hosted by The Michigan Philharmonic. For more information, email

SEMFA Annual festival - November 12, 2016!

SEMFA is proud to welcome George S. Pope as the 2016 Annual Festival Guest Artist!

Mr. Pope is the Emeritus Professor of Flute at the University of Akron and Instructor of Flute at the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory. Principal Flute of the Akron Symphony from 1978 - 2002, Mr. Pope has also performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Blossom Festival Orchestra, the Brevard Music Center Orchestra and at the Spoleto Festival. A founding member of the Solaris Wind Quintet and the Chamber Music Society of Ohio, he also performs with the Swannanoa Chamber Players in Asheville, NC. Mr. Pope was named "Arts Educator of 2009" by the Akron Area Arts Alliance. He graduated from the University of Tulsa and Northwestern University.

Mr. Pope will teach a Masterclass and perform in Recital with collaborative pianist Dr. Rudolf Ozolins at the SEMFA Festival. The SEMFA Annual Festival will be Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Westminster Church of Detroit, 17567 Hubbell Ave, Detroit, MI 48235.

Further details about the day's schedule including Competitions, Masterclass, Silent Auction, Mass Flute Choir, "Made in the Midwest Ensemble Showcase", Workshops and the George Pope Recital are featured under the "Annual Festival" Tab. Come to the festival and enjoy a day of camaraderie with fellow SEMFA members!