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Group PhotoThe Woodbridge Flute Choir, currently directed by Debbie Gilbert and assisted by Lisa Sheldone, was founded in 1996 by Rebecca Jeffreys as an outlet and learning experience for volunteer adult flutists. In the past fifteen years, the choir has progressed from a modest background music group to a serious performance ensemble.

Since its inception, the WFC has performed at regular concert series, charitable and gala events, Flute Society of Washington events, flute choir festivals, the National Flute Association convention, the Kennedy Center, and the White House. The group has also produced three commercial CDs, Woodbridge Suite, Passages and A Silver Christmas. Each CD features music written specifically for the ensemble. All are now available for download either on CD Baby, iTunes, or through Amazon.com.
The group is currently working on its fourth commercial CD which will be titled “Butterfly” and is scheduled to be released in early 2014.

As part of its mission to educate its members and the Washington area flute community, the Choir has sponsored masterclasses and performed with internationally acclaimed flutists such as Per Oien, John Barcellona, Tadeu Coelho, Chris Potter, AlexaStill, Thomas Robertello and piccolo soloist Nan Raphael.

In recognition of the need for new music written specifically for flute choir, the WFC has commissioned and presented world premieres of original works by Gretchen Morse, Nancy Wood, Lee Larsen, Mel Lauf, Jonathan Cohen, Alexandra Molnar-Suhajda, Russell Nadel, and Greg Lutz.

In March 2009 the Choir held its first annual Concerto Scholarship Competition for high school students. Information about our upcoming competition is available by clicking here.

The Woodbridge Flute Choir is one of the largest and most successful ensembles of its kind in Northern Virginia. Its unique focus on educating the adult flutist has made it a much desired ensemble for area musicians and has resulted in a waiting list for membership.

We are a member of the Prince William Arts Council and generously supported in part by the Prince William County Park Authority.