13th Nov. 2016 a Flute Day at the Music School Borken, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany: Flute a with Wil Offermans for flute students of the music schools of Borken, Coesfeld, Ahaus and Bocholt. The day includes ensemble playing, Thumpy flute, ethnic flutes story and a final concert with all participants.
- 4th Nov. 2016 @Music School Frick, Aargau, Switzerland: workshop extended flute techniques by Wil Offermans.
- 5th Nov. 2016 @Music school Möhlin, Aargau, Switzerland: Flute Day with Wil Offermans, which includes ensemble playing, Thumpy flute, ethnic flutes story, final concert with all participants. Click here to see the photos.
The 25th edition of the international Flute Summer Course by Dutch flutist-composer Wil Offermans has been held from July 16th until 23rd, 2016 in Sayalonga (Malaga), Spain with participants from Germany, Luxembourg, Spain and the USA. In this exotic and inspiring ambiance and a climate of dynamic nature and cultural inspiration Offermans conducted the course, sharing his contemporary approach on flute playing with the participants. Main literature was Offermans' etude book For the Contemporary Flutist (published by Zimmermann a.o.). Click here to go to the Flute Summer Course Photo Gallery. The Flute Summer Course 2017 will be held July 22nd until 29th, 2017. For registration and information go to www.flutesummercourse.com.
Two days Wil Offermans was in Friedberg, Hessen, Germany:
Wetterauer Zeitung - 22. April 2016
A Flute Day by Wil Offermans with flute students of the music schools of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Puerto de Santa Maria and others. The event took place on 1st and 2nd April 2016 in the Conservatorio Elemental Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Spain. The presentation concert was in the nearby Auditorio de la Merced. See the photos and see the video of Dance with Me.
- Wil Offermans was in Belgium for several Flute Day events:
- March 5th Kortrijk: a Flute Day by Wil Offermans with 85 students of the music schools of Kortrijk and Menen with Dance with Me, Luna y Sierra, Kojo-no-Tsuki, Thumpy, Jungle Dance and more. The event took place in the Concertzaal of the Kortrijks Conservatorium, Kortrijk, Belgium. See photos.
- March 4th Menen: a workshop for advanced students of the music schools of Kortrijk and Menen, Belgium at the Cultural Centre De Steiger in Menen. See photos.
- March 3rd Nivelles: a workshop for advanced flute students for the music school of Nivelles, Belgium on Dance with Me and modern flute techniques. See photos.