Melissa Lindon & Carrie Rose present




Stay Tuned!

Either way, here are our dates:


June 21-25, 2021 

High School Flute-a-rama in Takoma Park, Maryland (or on Zoom)

July 12-16, 2021

Grades 5-8 in Takoma Park, Maryland (or on Zoom)

July 19-23, 2021

Grades 5-9 in Laurel, Maryland (or on Zoom)

2021 registration opens in mid-January.  If you're interested, contact us and we'll let you know when registration opens.

Last Year's Flute-a-rama Details

Melissa Lindon & Carrie Rose present


Summer Camps



In order to create safe social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be offering Virtual Flute-a-rama Summer Camps on Zoom.

High School 

grades 9-12 (rising)

June 22-26, 2020

9:00 - 3:00 

Final Performance: Friday 1pm 

Grades 5-8 (rising)

July 13-17, 2020

9:00 - 3:00 

Final Performance: Friday 1pm

Grades 5-9 (rising)

July 20-24, 2020  


Final Performance: Friday 1pm

Step Two

Concerned about screen time?

During the breaks, students are encouraged to go outside, be with family, or otherwise enjoy screen-free relaxation.  We can also provide supervision, if necessary.

For each hour online, 15 minutes will be healthy movement fun breaks.


  • Let's Play Flute

  • Yoga & Warm-ups

Session 1


  • Enjoy screen-free relaxation


  • Sounds You Love - composing and technology project

  • Dance and Movement

Session 2


  • Plus optional coached practicing and social games



  • Musical Freedom & Expression - theory, improv, mental game coaching

  • Yoga relaxation

Session 3


  • Enjoy screen-free relaxation


  • Music Jeopardy

Session 4


Melissa Lindon and Carrie Rose, the directors and teachers of Flute-a-rama,are joined by their cats to display their various reactions to quarantine


Expert Takoma Park flute teachers Carrie Rose and Melissa Lindon help nurture students’ love for music and make learning about music fun.

Carrie Rose, flutist and composer, has been teaching for over 20 years, and has a thriving private flute studio in Takoma Park.  Diverse musical pursuits include freelancing with regional orchestras, grooving for folk dances, and wailing out avant-garde chamber music in the flute collective, inHALE.  She produces the Origins Concert Series (a hub for adventurous music-seekers), has received numerous grants for her performing and composing from the State of Maryland and Montgomery County, and in DC’s City Paper, she was named a “favorite local composer”.  Rose earned Master and Bachelor of Music degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music. 

Melissa Lindon has taught students of all ages and levels for over 25 years, helping them find their musical voice. She serves on the flute faculties of Washington Adventist University and Howard Community College, and teaches private flute and piano lessons in Takoma Park. An active freelancers in the DC area, she is flutist and founder of the Patagonia Winds (wind quintet). She holds Flute Performance degrees from Boston University (MMus, BMus) and Southern Methodist University (A.C.) and is also a certified yoga teacher (E-RYT500) who enjoys leading “Yoga for Musicians” workshops. She lives in a purple bungalow with her family, including a black cat and assorted fish.


"I always like the mixture of ages and it's super fun to play with everyone"  

- Delia C


"I liked the teachers because they were really energetic and they had many fun ways to teach"  - Mounira H.


"I liked being challenged by my pieces"  - Ani A.


"I liked making music with the other kids, and it sounding really good.  I also really like the yoga nidra naps when we used the eye pillows"  - Kelly C.

"The pace of the day was good!  It went by so fast"  - Delia C.

     Playing Level:

  • Students will be sorted into different groups according to age and level. 

  • Minimum level requirement for attendance at Flute-a-rama:

    • One year of study or recommendation of private teacher. 

    • Student must be able to consistently produce a tone up to C just above the staff, and play a one octave C scale.

  • No matter how long you’ve played the flute,  you’ll come away with ideas and inspiration – and some new friends.


Registration and Tuition

High School: June 5 (extended)

Other camps:  due June 15


Pay By Check information on registration form


Contact us if a scholarship would help you to attend during these difficult financial times.


for Flute-a-rama registrants

Spring Afternoon Workshops that help kids connect and keep their momentum during these challenging times

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