annapThe Annapolis Chamber Players are launching our summer chamber music festival, the Annapolis Chamber Music Project, July 12-17, 2015.  This week-long event is geared toward music lovers of all ages. Students ages 12-18 (Grades 6-12) as well as adult amateurs who play standard orchestral instruments can participate in Master Classes, performance classes, lessons, small ensemble coaching sessions, and recitals. FREE Lunchtime Concerts will be open to the public.

A limited number of spaces are available. Participants must be able to perform at a minimum of Level 3-4 (Intermediate). Chamber music groups will be formed based on age, playing ability, and completion of a placement audition.


For more information and to apply CLICK HERE

Applications are accepted on a rolling admission basis.

Perform. Collaborate. INSPIRE. 

Gail Vehslage

Gail Vehslage

Gail D. Vehslage (Flute) received her Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music, studying with William Hebert, and her Master's Degree in Flute Performance from San Diego State University, studying with Roger Stevens.

She pursued additional graduate flute studies with renowned teachers: Ransom Wilson, Julius Baker, Betty Bang Mather, Damien Bursill Hall, and William Grass. She has performed as principal flutist and concerto soloist with the Hawaii Philharmonic, the Hawaii Chamber Orchestra, the San Diego Opera Orchestra, the Santa Cruz Symphony, and the Hidden Valley Chamber Orchestra in Carmel, California.

While living in Hawaii, Gail recorded two flute and classical guitar compact discs, which were nominated in 1988 for "Best Instrumental Album of the Year" by the prestigious Na Hoku Hanohano Awards of Hawaii. From 1994 to 2003, she was the Instrumental Music Director at South River High School in Anne Arundel County where she established award-winning programs and received international acclaim. Ms. Vehslage has been listed three times in "Who's Who Among America's Teachers. In 1997 she founded the Chesapeake Flute Consort, in which she plays and directs. Ms. Vehslage also founded and is director of the highly successful Flute Fever Summer Music Camp which is celebrating its fourth year. Currently Gail is an active freelance performer in the Baltimore-Washington, DC area and regularly performs with the Annapolis Chamber Players, Crosswinds, the Annapolis Wind Symphony, and Classical Faire. In addition, she conducts two flute choirs for the Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra and maintains a large private flute studio.

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Dr. Phyllis Crossen-Richardson,
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  • Phone: 410-349-1856