Yvonne Chavez Hansbrough

Flutist and Teacher

The College of Saint Rose Flute Studio


Degree programs and Auditions

The College of Saint Rose offers four degrees in Music: (see www.strose.edu)

Auditions for admission to The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY

Auditions are held November-March on campus at The Massry Center for the Arts.

Click HERE for information on upcoming auditions, including dates and repertoire requirements

Applied Lessons for Saint Rose Students

Applied Lessons: Each student will receive one 50-minute private lesson per week. Etudes, solo repertoire, technical exercises and orchestral excerpts are studied and performed. In addition, students attend a weekly Flute Repertoire Class for performances, group study of technique and excerpts and discussions/presentations of various topics relating to flute pedagogy and performance. Non majors may take secondary flute lessons and receive one 25-minute lesson per week.

Performing opportunities (many ensemble open to non-music majors who wish to continue performing):

Wind Ensemble
Symphonic Band
Symphony Orchestra
Chamber Orchestra
Chamber Music (flute quartet, wind quintet, trio with string/piano)
Flute Choir and ensembles
Baroque Flute Ensemble

Saint Rose Alumni Flutists
Where are they now? 

Several Music teachers throughout the state of New York (Capital Region, Long Island, Western NY)
Flutistry Boston, Sam Ash Music Store, Private Flute Studios, Professional Musicians
Students continued flute studies at several top schools including: NYU, Boston Conservatory, New England Conservatory, Ithaca College, and Belmont University Law School (entertainment law)

Webpages of Former and Current Students