Flute study at James Madison University is designed to prepare the flutist for a variety of professional careers in music. Music students at JMU are involved in many exciting and stimulating activities, focusing on attaining the highest possible level of performance to help achieve their own educational and professional goals. JMU strives to provide students with a solid music education, built on strong fundamental skills and the encouragement to develop their own musical personality. There are many opportunities for solo performance through studio, area, and School of Music recitals, as well as local, regional, and national competitions.
In addition to private flute study, there are many wonderful ensemble performance opportunities within the School of Music. Music majors participate in a variety of performing groups, including the JMU Wind Symphony, Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, and the renowned Marching Royal Dukes, as well as the JMU Flute Choir and an assortment of chamber music ensembles.