Master Class with Dr. April Clayton

Dr. April Clayton, Flute & Chamber

April Clayton is in high demand as soloist, recording artist, chamber musician, orchestral player and pedagogue. She performs regularly around the world, including annual recitals in Europe. She is the professor of flute at Brigham Young University, where she received tenure at age 31. In 2010, she was the recipient of a coveted Brigham Young University Young Scholar Award, becoming only the second music faculty member to receive this honor in its decades-long history. Ms. Clayton is a Williams Flutes Artist, and performs on a white and rose gold flute made for her by the Williams Flutes Company.

Performing and teaching internationally Ms. Clayton has performed as soloist and chamber artist in London, Zurich, Paris, Riva del Garda, Leipzig, Moscow, Vancouver, New York City, and throughout South Korea, Mexico and the United States. She has been in residence for the XIX Seminários Internacionais de Musica at the Federal University of Bahia in Brazil, at the Holder’s Season Festival in Barbados, on the Wells Cathedral Concert Series, and at the Aberystwyth Music Festival in Wales. For seven years, she was the director of chamber music for the European American Musical Alliance. As such, Ms. Clayton worked in Paris alongside members of the faculty of Juilliard, the Paris Conservatory and Ecole Normale de Musique, and other elite schools. During the fall of 2007, she was a guest artist instructor at the Conservatoire MJC du Vesinet and the Centre de Musique F. Hasselmann in France. She continues her international performance and educational endeavors each summer through the Da Capo Alliance. 

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Master Class

November 9, 2019

12:00 PM GMS East, Performance Hall