Woodwinds

About the Program

Woodwind studies at UF are designed to produce a well-rounded musician with knowledge in music history, music theory, performance practices, and instrumental pedagogy. The goal is to prepare the student for a variety of possible professions and/or further study after graduation.

Woodwind study includes individual lessons and studio classes with full-time resident faculty artists/teachers. The School of Music provides a wide variety of performance opportunities for woodwind players including studio recitals, Woodwind Area recitals, School of Music Convocations, guest artist master classes, and the annual Concerto Competition. Various local and regional ensembles and venues provide further opportunities for off campus performing.

***PROF. MITCHELL ESTRIN (CLARINET) IS ON SABBATICAL FOR THE 2012-13 ACADEMIC YEAR, HOWEVER, HE WILL BE PRESENT DURING THE JANUARY 26 AUDITIONS.  YOUR AUDITION WILL BE VIDEO-RECORDED  AS YOU PERFORM FOR THE PANEL OF FACUTLY ON OTHER AUDITION DAYS.  PROF. ESTRIN WILL REVIEW THE RECORDED AUDITION. 

***Dr. SHANNON LOWE (BASSOON) WILL NOT BE PRESENT DURING THE JANUARY 26, 2013 AUDITION DAY.  YOUR AUDITION WILL BE VIDEO-RECORDED AS YOU PERFORM FOR THE PANEL OF FACULTY AND DR. LOWE WILL REVIEW THE RECORDED AUDITION.

***DR. KRISTEN STONER (FLUTE) WILL BE ATTENDING THE FLORIDA FLUTE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE ON JANUARY 26-27, 2013.   YOUR AUDITION WILL BE VIDEO-RECORDED AS YOU PERFORM FOR THE PANEL OF FACULTY AND DR. STONER WILL REVIEW THE RECORDED AUDITION.

****DR. LESLIE ODOM (OBOE) WILL BE ATTENDING THE SIGMA ALPHA IOTA NATIONAL BOARD MEETING ON JANUARY 26-27, 2013.  YOUR AUDITION WILL BE VIDEO-RECORDED AS YOU PERFORM FOR THE PANEL OF FACULTY AND DR. ODOM WILL REVIEW THE RECORDED AUDITION.

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Studio Links:

Clarinet Studio

Flute Studio

Saxophone Studio

Faculty and Program Contacts

Jonathan Helton

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School of Music
Professor
Area: Saxophone

jhelton@ufl.edu
T:(352) 273-3179 F:(352) 392-0461 P.O. Box 117900
Gainesville, Fl 32611-7900
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Mitchell Estrin

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School of Music
Professor
Area: Clarinet

mestrin@ufl.edu
T:(352) 273-3177 F:(352) 392-0461 305 MUB P.O. Box 117900
Gainesville, Fl 32611-7900
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Leslie Odom

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School of Music
Associate Professor
Area: Oboe/Theory; Graduate Advisor

lodom@ufl.edu
T:(352) 273-3172 F:(352) 392-0461 221 MUB P.O. Box 117900
Gainesville, Fl 32611-7900
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Kristen Stoner

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School of Music
Associate Professor
Area: Flute

kstoner@ufl.edu
T:(352) 273-3191 F:(352) 392-0461 P.O. Box 117900
Gainesville, Fl 32611-7900
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Shannon Lowe

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School of Music
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Area: Bassoon

shanlowe@ufl.edu
T:(352) 392-0223 F:(352) 392-0461
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