S t u d i o   N e w s 

Fall 2019

Congratulations to Kyra on her successful audition for the Michigan Philharmonic Youth Ensembles! 

Congratulations to Giulia on her successful audition for the Detroit Civic Youth Ensembles! 

Congratulations to Grace on her successful audition for the Michigan Youth Ensembles! 

Congratulations to Ellen on her successful audition for the Ann Arbor Life Sciences Orchestra! 

Congratulations to Angelina on her successful audition for the Dearborn Youth Symphony! 

Congratulations to Felicia on her successful audition for the Oakland Youth Orchestra! 

Spring 2019

Congratulations to Annalese, accepted as a Music Performance major at the University of Michigan for the fall!

Congratulations to Allison, winner of her school's concerto competition and awarded a chance to perform her solo with the school orchestra! 

Congratulations to Kyra, awarded a scholarship to Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp! 

Congratulations to Linsey, awarded a scholarship to Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp! 

Congratulations to everyone who participated in State Solo & Ensemble! 

Winter 2018

Congratulations to Angelina, awarded a scholarship from the Dearborn Orchestral Society! 

Congratulations to Sarah, who moved up 4 seats in the most recent chair auditions for her school band! 

Congratulations to everyone who participated in Solo & Ensemble Festival! Receiving a First Division rating: Grace, Fiona, Felicia, Ruby, Audrey, Kelly, Jenna, Angelina, Allison, Emily. Receiving a Second Division rating: Kaitlyn, Sara 

Fall 2018

Congratulations to Amanda, named a finalist in the Southeast Michigan Flute Association Junior Young Artist Competition! 

Congratulations to Ruby, placed in her school's Advanced Chamber Ensemble and Orchestra! 

Congratulations to Annalese on her new position with the Michigan Pops Orchestra!

Congratulations to Josh on his successful audition for the Detroit Metropolitan Youth Symphony! 

Congratulations to Kathleen and Ellen on their successful auditions for the University of Michigan Life Sciences Orchestra!

Congratulations to Angelina on her successful audition for the Dearborn Youth Symphony and Flute Choir!

Spring 2018

Congratulations to Fiona, who moved up 4 chairs in the latest auditions at her school!

Congratulations to everyone who performed at State Solo & Ensemble! Receiving a First Division: Annalese, Maria, Kaitlyn, Allison, and Grace.

Congratulations to Annalese, nominated to perform in the Orchestra at the Michigan Youth Arts Festival and to compete as an Outstanding Soloist! 

Congratulations to Sarah on her admission to the music programs at Wayne State University and Eastern Michigan University, with scholarships! 

Congratulations to Ellen and Kathleen, who will be performing as soloists in Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 with the University of Michigan Life Sciences Orchestra! 

Congratulations to Annalese, admitted to the Interlochen summer programs for flute and for orchestra! 

Winter 2017-2018

Congratulations to everyone who performed at Solo & Ensemble! Receiving a First Division: Annalese, Felicia, Maria, Angelina, Annie, Cindy, Kaitlyn, Sarah, Allison, and Grace; Receiving a Second Division: Emma and Hana

Congratulations to Matthew, moved up to Intermediate Band after playing flute only since September!

Congratulations to Angelina, awarded a scholarship from the Dearborn Orchestral Society! 

Congratulations to Emma, awarded a scholarship from her school band booster's association! 

Fall 2017

Congratulations to Grace on her successful audition for the Michigan Philharmonic Youth Orchestra!

Congratulations to Kathleen on her successful audition for the University of Michigan Life Sciences Orchestra!

Congratulations to Ellen on her successful audition for the University of Michigan Life Sciences Orchestra!

Congratulations to Andi, placed in the top piccolo spot in both band and orchestra at Central Michigan University!

Congratulations to Grace on her successful audition for the Advanced Middle School Band!

Congratulations to Angelina on her successful audition for the Dearborn Youth Orchestra Flute Choir and Concert Orchestra! 

Congratulations to Annalese on her successful audition for the Detroit Metropolitan Youth Orchestras! 

Spring 2017

Congratulations to Annalese, admitted to the Interlochen Summer Flute Institute!

Congratulations to Grace on her successful audition for Concert Band!

Congratulations to Sarah on her successful audition for Concert Band! 

Congratulations to former student Samantha, winner of the Lima Symphony's Junior Young Artist competition! 

Winter 2016/ 2017

Congratulations to Grace, placed as first chair in the MSBOA Middle School Band! 

Congratulations to Felicia, who moved up 5 chairs in her school band! 

Congratulations to former student Samantha, winner of the Auora Symphony's Young Artist Competition!

Congratulations to everyone who performed at Solo & Ensemble! 

Congratulations to Annalese, invited to compete in the Michigan Youth Arts Festival Concerto Competition! 

Fall 2016

Congratulations to Angelina for her successful audition for the Concert Orchestra in the Dearborn Youth Ensembles, as a seventh grader! 

Congratulations to Sarah, first chair in her school band! 

Congratulations to Kathleen for her successful audition for the University of Michigan Life Sciences Orchestra! 

Congratulations to former student Samantha for being placed on the Dearborn Symphony subsitute list! 

Congratulations to Annalese, placed in the top orchestra of the Metropolitan Youth Ensembles! 

Spring - Summer 2016

Congratulations to everyone who partipated in State Solo & Ensemble!

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the spring recitals! 

Congratulations to Annalese, solo first flute in the Avanti Summer Festival Orchestra! 

Congratulations to graduating seniors Grace, Jaimie, Kathy, and Lucille! 

Winter 2015- 2016

Congratulations to everyone who participated in Solo & Ensemble! 

Congratulations to Joy, chosen to participate in the Blue Lake International Ensembles this summer!

Fall 2015

Congratulations to Kathleen on her successful audition for the University of Michigan Life Sciences Orchestra!

Congratulations to Annie, Felicia, and Joy, all finalists in the Southeast Michigan Flute Association's Junior Young Artist Competition!

Congratulations to Lucille, first chair in her school band! 

Congratulations to Angelina on her successful audition for the Dearborn Youth Ensembles Flute Choir! 

Congratulations to Annalese, solo first flute in the top orchestra of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony! 

Congratulations to Joy, first chair in her school band! 

Summer 2015
 

On August 31 come hear the Flute Specialists Flute Choir at the Clawson Farmer's Market, 9:15 - 12:45.

 

Congratulations to Annalese, first chair in the band at the Avanti Summer Music Festival!

 
Spring 2015
 

Congratulations to Kat, named drum major!

 

Congratulations to Annalese for her successful audition for the Symphony Orchestra of the Metropolitan Youth Ensembles (as a freshman!)!

 

Congratulations to Joy for her successful audition for the jazz band!

 

Congratulations to Sarah W for her successful audition for Symphony Band! 

 

Congratulations to Maya, selected to play for parents at Beginning Band Open House!

 

Congratulations to the Flute Specialists Flute Choir and all our students who performed at the Spring Recital!

 

Congratulations to Makenna, chosen by audition to play the piccolo solo in Stars & Stripes Forever!

 

Congratulations to Megan for her successful audition for Wind Ensemble!

 

Congratulations to graduating seniors, Kelci and Kristen!

 

 
Winter 2014 - 2015
 

Congratulations to Karen, invited to perform as a flute soloist with the Detroit Concert Choir!

 

Congratulations to the Groves Flute Ensemble for their performances at the Birmingham Concert Band Winter Concert!

 

Congratulations to Chandra on her admission to Wayne State University as a major in music performance! 

 

Congratulations to everyone who participated in State Solo & Ensemble! 

 
Fall 2014
 

Congratulations to Kathleen for her successful audition for the University of Michigan Life Sciences Orchestra!

 

Congratulations to Kaylissa, who moved up the 3rd chair from 12th chair!

 

Congratulations to Angeline, for her successful audition for the Dearborn Youth Symphony Flute Ensemble!

 

Congratulations to Kristen, first chair in the school orchestra!

 

Congratulations to Lucille, first chair in the school band and orchestra!

 

Congratulations to Kathy, second chair in the school band and orchestra!

 

Congratulations to Katie D for her successful audition for the Dearborn Youth Symphony Flute Ensemble!

 

Congratulations to Katie H for her successful audition for the school jazz band!

 

Congratulations to Emma, first chair in the school band!

 

Congratulations to Kelci, first chair in the school band!

 
May 2014
 

Congratulations to Kristen, Second Prize Winner in the school talent show for performing Claude Bolling's Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano! 

 
April 2014
 

On April 14 at 7:00 p.m. the Groves High School Flute Ensemble will have their first ever performance at Groves High School! 

 

Congratulations to Emma, admitted to Northwestern University and Ithaca College as a Flute Performance Major!

 

Congratulations to Samantha, admitted to Oberlin Conservatory and  Bowling Green State University as a Flute Performance Major! 

 

Congratulations to Bethany, admitted to Western Michigan University, Bowling Green State University, and Liberty University as a Music Education Major!

 

Congratulations to Annalese,  who won a scholarship from the Birmingham Concert Band!

 

Congratulations to Samantha, admitted to Tanglewood and Brevard Music Festivals this summer! 

 

Congratulations to Sarah on her successful audition for Symphonic Band (the only freshman admitted!)

 
 
March 2014

 

All are invited to our studio recital, March 8, 4:00 p.m. at Madison Heights Church of the Nazarene. 

 

Congratulations to everyone who participated in State Solo & Ensemble:!

 

Congratulations to Bethany, who received a score of 100 in Proficiency III at State Solo & Ensemble and was nominated for the Youth Arts Festival Orchestra and the Youth Arts Festival Concerto Competition! 

 

Congratulations to Kat, who will be advancing to Symphonic Band in the fall!

 
January 2014

 

Congratulations to Lucille, invited to perform a concerto with her school's chamber orchestra!

 

Congratulations to Allison, chosen to be a member of her school district's junior high honor band!

 

Congratulations to everyone who participated in Solo & Ensemble! Receiving a First Division rating: Rhoda, Kelsi, Kristen, Bethany, Kathy, Lucille, Claire, Sarah, Katie. Receiving a Second Division rating: Kat, Julia, Emily, Augusta.

 
October 2013

 

Congratulations to Bethany, first prize winner of the Southeast Michigan Flute Association's High School Young Artist Competition!

 
 
 
 

 

September 2013

 

Congratulations to Bethany, chosen for the Michigan All-State Band!

 

Congratulations to Kristen, first chair in her school band!

 

Congratulations to Rhoda, first chair in her school band!

 

Congratulations to Kathleen for her successful audition for the University of Michigan Life Sciences Orchestra!

 

Congratulations to Sarah W, first chair in her school band!

 

Congratulations to Bethany and Samantha, finalists in the Southeast Michigan Flute Association's High School Young Artist Competition!

 

Congratulations to Samantha on her successful auditions for the DSO Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, the DSO Civic Wind Ensemble, and the MSU Spartan Youth Winds!

 
August 2013​

 

Join the Flute Specialists Flute Choir at the Clawson City Park on August 25 from 10:15 am - 1:45 pm as they provide music at the Clawson Farmer's Market.

 

July 2013

 

Congratulations to Samantha and Kelci for placing in the orchestra at the Avanti Summer Music Festival! Congratulations to Carolyn and Kristen for being placed in the band!

 
June 2013

 

Congratulations to Samantha for her successful audition for the Detroit Symphony Civic Orchestra Sinfonia! 

 
May 2013​



May 19 at 3:00 PM join Karen, Rich, Kathleen, Carol and the rest of the Waterford New Horizons Concert Band for their spring program A Potpourri of Melodies at Waterford Mott Performing Arts Center.



May 22 at 7:00 PM Bethany will perform Borne's Carmen Fantasy with the Dexter High School orchestra.


April 2013


Congratulations to Rhoda, Second Prize winner of the Southern Great Lakes Symphony scholarship competition!

 

Congratulations to Kat, chosen to play a duet of her own composition at her school band concert!

March 2013

Join the Flute Specialists Flute Choirs and students of Kassia Martin and other Flute Specialists instructors at the Spring Recital, Saturday March 16th, 4:00 pm at Madison Heights Church of the Nazarene. Free admission, all are welcome!



Congratulations to Alexis, accepted to Bowling Green State University as a Music Performance major for fall 2013!

Congratulations to Patrick, accepted to Bowling Green State University as a Music Education major for fall 2013!


February 2013

Congratulations to Bethany,  winner of Dexter High School's Concerto Competition! She will perform Bourne's Carmen Fantasie with the school orchestra in May.​


January 2013

​Congratulations to Alexis, invited to perform as a soloist with the Southern Great Lakes Symphony on their February 24th concert! 

Congratulations to Samantha, winner of Madonna University's High School Music Scholarship, Wind Instrument Division!​

Congratulations to everyone who participated in Solo & Ensemble:  Receiving First Division Ratings: Edith (2), Lucille, Claire, Kathy, Sai, Alexis, Kailey, Timothy, Rhoda (2), Grace (2), Bethany (3), Kelci, Kat, Samantha (2), Bethany. Receiving Second Division Ratings: Claire, Kristen, Kat.



Congratulations to Claire, invited to move up to Concert Band!

Congratulations to Samantha and Alexis, finalists in the SGLS Concerto Competition!

 

Congratulations to Alexis, first chair in the Grand Valley State Honors Band!

November 2012

Congratulations to Bethany, 1st chair in the EMU Honors Band, plus a scholarship!

Congratulations to Alexis, 5th chair in the EMU Honors Band!

Congratulations to Claire, 1st chair in band!

Congratulations to Brittany on her successful challenge for first chair!

Congratulations to Samantha on winning first chair in the CMU Honors Band!

​Congratulations to Alexis, 1st chair in band!

Congratulations to Rhoda, 2nd chair in band!

Congratulations to Lucille, 2nd chair in Concert Band!

Congratulations to Kathy, 3rd chair in Concert Band! 

October 2012

October 21 - Waterford New Horizons Band concert. Support Rich, Carol, Karen, Nancy, and the rest of the band by attending their concert.

September 2012

Congratulations to Kathleen on being appointed the piccoloist with the U of M Life Sciences Orchestra!

Congratulations to Edith on being placed in the Michigan Youth Ensembles Orchestra!

Congratulations to Kailey on being placed in the Dearborn Youth Ensembles Advanced Flute Choir!

August 2012

Flute Choir performs at Clawson Farmer's Market 10:15 AM - 1:45 PM

July 2012

 

Congratulations to Samantha for being named first chair in the orchestra at the Avanti Summer Music Festival!

June 2012

Flute Choir performs at Ferndale Relay for Life at Ferndale High, 8:30 - 9:30 on the Main Stage

Congratulations to Caitlin on being named section leader for next year, as a junior!

May 2012

Congratulations to Timothy for his successful audition for the Detroit Civic Youth Ensembles!

Congratulations to Samantha for her successful audition for the Detroit Civic Youth Ensembles!

Congratulations to Paula on her solo performance with the Canton Community Band!

Congratulations to former student Emily S. on her graduation from Western Michigan University (music history)!

Congratulations to former student Emily T. on her graduation from Wayne State University (flute performance)!

April 2012

Congratulations to Clare for her successful audition for Wind Ensemble!

April 22 11:30 AM - Flute Choir plays for 11:30 service at Paint Creek Unitarian Universalist Church

March 2012

Congratulations to Caitlin who was chosen to perform a solo piccolo piece at her band's fund-raiser!

Congratulations to Alexis, Diana, Clare and Kelci who received First Division ratings at State Solo & Ensemble!

Congratulations to Alexis for winning Second Prize in the Southern Great Lakes Symphony Scholarship Competition!

Congratulations to Nikk for his admission to the Music Technology program at Wayne State University!

Congratulations to Carolyn for her successful audition for Symphony band!

Congratulations to Grace who will be traveling Europe with the Blue Lake International Program this summer!

March 13 - New Horizons Waterford Concert Band performance at 3:00 pm. Support Rich, Karen, Carol, and the rest of the band by attending their performance!

January 2012

 

Congratulations to Grace for being promoted to Symphony Band!

Congratulations to everyone who performed at Solo & Ensemble: Receiving a Ist division rating: Sarah, Alexis, Kat, Kelci (two ones!) Clare (two ones!),

Caitlin, Diana, Brittany. Receiving a 2nd division rating: Grace, Alexis, Megan, Patrick.

Congratulations to everyone who performed at the recital. 

Congratulations to Clare for winning first chair in the concert band!

Congratulations to Carolyn for winning first chair in the freshman band!

Congratulations to Alexis for being named to the Grand Valley State University Honors Band!