Florencia GomezHistorical flutes
Originally from Argentina, Florencia started her flute studies at a young age. In 2011 she graduated with high marks in the Early Music Department of the Conservatorio Manuel de Falla in Buenos Aires. Since 2012 she lives in The Hague, where she earned her Bachelor and Master Diplomas on the Baroque Flute (2015 and 2017) at the Royal Conservatoire under the guidance of Wilbert Hazelzet and Kate Clark. Her master research on ‘The Characters of the Flute’ and the presence of flute imagery in Renaissance Iconography received an ‘excellent’ mark and has been published by the Research Catalogue, an international database for artistic research.
She has benefited greatly from her active participation in masterclasses by Anne Freitag, Frank Theuns, Donna Agrell, Diana Baroni, Manfredo Kraemer, Rita Dams, Peter Kooij, Jill Feldman, Mieneke van der Velden, Kati Debrezeni, Christophe Rousset, Jacques Ogg, Frank de Bruine, Michael Schmidt-Casdorff.
Active as a freelance chamber and orchestral player, Florencia has collaborated with Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra (Ton Koopman), Apollo Ensemble, Musica Amphion, Holland Baroque Society, Dutch Baroque, Florilegium Musicum, Accademia Amsterdam, the Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century and many more. She has also joined the Wrocław Baroque and La Folia Barockorchester.
She has played in the Bachfest Leipzig, International Chamber Music Festival of The Hague, the Early Music Festival of Boston, Maastricht Musica Sacra Festival, Börzsöny Barokk Napok among
others, and taken part in performances led by Reinbert de Leeuw, Barthold Kuijken, Daniel Reuss, Peter van Heyghen, John Butt, Marcus Creed, Ton Koopman, Robin Peter Müller.
She has received grants and awards from the National Fund for the Arts in Argentina, the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds in The Netherlands, and others.
Florencia was a guest teacher of traverso for the flute class of the Fontys University in Tilburg. Since 2017 she has joined the staff of The Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, teaching there since then several courses, among which traverso – Young Talent Department- and flute clinics – Art of Sound Department. Her current teaching engagements there are the course on methodology in
education for early flutes (Education Department), the course on Historical Development of the flute course and the minor on early flutes.
She has taught masterclasses and lectures for the National University for the Arts in Argentina, the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts Brno, the Royal Music Association in London.
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About The Class
Intermediate and advanced flutists are welcome. On renaissance, baroque, classical and/or romantic flutes. Class work can be done in A392, A415 Hz, or A430Hz, A440 Hz. The tutor asks that students bring complete sheet music, including basso continuo.
The class focuses on 17th and 18th century repertoire, with a possible extension into the early 19th century pieces.