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The Flute Gallery 5 Year Anniversary Event: Saturday, November 16 at Schmitt Music Brooklyn Center

Please join us in celebrating the 5 Year Anniversary of the The Flute Gallery on Saturday, November 16th from 10AM to 5PM at Schmitt Music Brooklyn Centerfree and open to the public!

This special event will feature a recital & pedagogy presentation by Altus Artist Dr. Cate Hummel, performances and reading sessions, a Burkart Resona 150 flute giveaway, great door prizes, plus free lunch and much more! Click here to RSVP and join our experts to celebrate the Schmitt Music Flute Gallery at this special all-day anniversary event.

Flute Gallery Specialists: Katie Lowry, Dr. Rachel Haug Root, Bianca Najera

5 Year Anniversary Celebration event schedule:

  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. | Kickoff and Flute Choir Performances
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Dr. Cate Hummel Performance
  • 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Lunch Break/Flute Trial Time
  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Student Showcase Recital
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Flute Pedagogy Talk with Dr. Cate Hummel
  • 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Closing Ceremony
  • “Looking Back” Slideshow
  • Giveaway winner announced (must be present to win)
  • Outstanding Flute Educator Announced
  • Grand Finale: Flute Choir Reading Session with all Participants, led by Dr. Cate Hummel
  • 4:30 p.m. | Reception

Questions? Please contact Dr. Rachel Haug Root, Flute Gallery Manager & Specialist, at 763-566-4560 for event details. Seating is limited. Pre-registration (including complimentary lunch) is now closed, but please let us know if you’d like to attend.


Dr. Cate HummelDr. Cate Hummel is one of the most sought after flute instructors in Chicagoland. Active in and around Naperville and the Fox Valley, her students have distinguished themselves as finalists and winners at ILMEA, in local competitions and in top local youth orchestras. Many have gone on to study flute performance and music education at colleges and universities all over the Midwest and around the country. A number of them are now band directors around northern Illinois, and some are rising stars in the flute world.

She is founder and director since 2000 of Dr. Cate’s Flute Camp, a day camp for 7th – 10th grade flute students sponsored by Quinlan & Fabish in Montgomery, IL. She writes a popular blog on teaching flute for band directors called Dr. Cate’s Flute Tips, In addition, Dr. Cate is Adjunct Professor of Flute at the University of St. Francis. She is also a performing artist and scholar for Azumi and Altus flutes. In this capacity, she travels to schools, music dealers, flute events and educator conferences around the country and internationally, performing and presenting on a wide range of topics including her research on the teaching of Marcel Moyse, good practice habits and flute pedagogy. She received a DMA and MM from Manhattan School of Music and BM from the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts.

Please note: complimentary lunch orders and “outstanding educator” award nominations closed on 11/9/19. Your RSVP is appreciated as we make final preparations for a great event!