Dr. Eileen Yarrison Artistic Director & Conductor


Experience our acclaimed high-level flute ensemble
in performance or as a member of the group.

The 20-member New England Flute Orchestra of Indian Hill Music features all members of the flute family, from piccolo to contrabass flute. Director Eileen Yarrison has led this ensemble of professional and semi-professional flutists in several world premieres, two commissions, and three recording projects. They present concerts throughout the season at Indian Hill Music and in the community. Open to formally-trained flutists, flute teachers, and accomplished college age players by audition.

Program Details & Registration

Schedule & Fee:

Sundays – 6:30-8:30 pm
Starting September 19, 2021

FEE: $200 (September – May)
Meets at 36 King St., Littleton MA

Need-based scholarships are available for all of our programs. Scholarship applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Please complete the scholarship application form before enrolling, and then wait for our award confirmation, which will include instructions on how to enroll. All information provided to us is strictly confidential.

COVID-19 Protocols:

All of Indian Hill Music’s in-person programs will follow appropriate COVID-19 safety protocols. Learn more

Auditions:

Formally-trained flutists, flute teachers, and accomplished college age players are invited to audition for the ensemble.

To set up an audition: Contact the director

Audition repertoire: The first and second movements of the Mozart G Major Concerto, OR the Poulenc Sonata, OR the Hindemith Sonata. Similar pieces may also be suitable.

Concerts:

The New England Flute Orchestra at Indian Hill Music presents a four concert-season at Indian Hill’s Blackman Hall on Sundays at 3:00 pm. Season schedule TBA

History of the Ensemble

The New England Flute Orchestra of Indian Hill Music (formerly the Nashua Flute Choir) is a professional level ensemble made of up of music educators, church musicians, and flutists with formal training and a life-long commitment to music. Dr. Eileen Yarrison, a flute instructor at Gordon College and Indian Hill Music has directed the group since 1997. Founded as a four-person ensemble in 1983, this voluntary, non-profit organization was devoted to the cultural and musical enrichment of Nashua, and surrounding communities in New Hampshire and Massachusetts for more than thirty years. The ensemble has premiered five commissioned works, has recorded three CDs, and was featured on television’s New Hampshire Chronicle. They have performed at several National Flute Association Conventions and in Boston’s Symphony Hall. In 2014 The Nashua Flute Choir changed its name to the New England Flute Orchestra, reflecting the growth of the ensemble, the geographic range of its performing venues, and plans for the future.
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