Flute Choir

Artistic Director and Chamber Choir Director
                               Danielle Breisach is a DMA Candidate 
                               in Flute Performance at the University 
                               of Wisconsin-Madison and an active 
                               private flute teacher in the Madison 
                               area. Her current teachers include 
                               Stephanie Jutt and Jeanne Swack
                               (baroque flute). In addition to the Madison Flute Club, she has directed the West Michigan Flute Association High School Flute Ensembles, the Western Michigan University Flute Choir and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Flute Choir. She has performed in masterclasses with Emmanuel Pahud, Rhonda Larson, Barbara Chao, Jeffrey Zook, Patricia George, Chris Kantner, Reneé Siebert and Nancy Rinaldi. Her former teachers include Christine Smith and Tess Miller.
Berlinda Lopez, originally from Texas, 
came to Madison on an Advanced 
Opportunity Fellowship to attend 
UW-Madison and obtained her DMA in 
2004. During this time, she was invited to 
become the first Artistic Director of the 
Madison Flute Club in which during her 
tenure, she helped with the initiation of 
the Wisconsin Flute Festival. While in Texas, she taught woodwinds, music history, theory and composition at Vidal M. Trevino School of Communications & Fine Arts, a magnet high school in Laredo. She was also the principal flutist of the Laredo Symphony Orchestra. In Madison, she has taught flute at Edgewood College, UW Student Teaching Division and woodwinds and theory at the UW-Madison Summer Music Clinic. She has performed with the Madison Symphony Orchestra, Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, the Beloit-Janesville Symphony, and the Janesville Armory Dinner Theatre. She studied under Stephanie Jutt, Dr. Mary Karen Clardy, Kathleen Chastain, Dr. Myrna Brown and participated in numerous masterclasses. Currently, she maintains a private woodwind studio.
Artistic Director
The Madison Flute choir is a year-round flute choir of 20+ adult flutists performing on piccolo, alto, bass, and contra base flute, in addition to the traditional C-flute. The ensemble performs regularly in the Madison area.  
Membership
Rehearsals
      Bethany United Methodist Church
      3910 Mineral Point Rd
      Madison, WI 53705
      Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:30pm

      Flutists interested in joining the flute choir are welcome to join us   
      for a "trial" rehearsal. 
Performance
     The Flute Choir performs a number of times throughout the year:

     In addition to the larger Flute Choir ensemble, members are also    
     encouraged to perform in smaller ensembles with other flutists.   
     These smaller ensembles may perform at the 3 recitals each year, 
     as desired. An audition may be required to perform with the Chamber   
     Choir.