Flute Academy

Academy faculty

 Thomas Robertello

Thomas Robertello was appointed associate professor of flute at the IU Jacobs School of Music in 1997. A former member of the Pittsburgh Symphony, The Cleveland Orchestra, and the National Symphony Orchestra, he has performed as guest principal flutist with the Chicago Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Dallas Symphony, Chicago Philharmonic, Louisiana Philharmonic, Houston Grand Opera, and Nashville Chamber Orchestra.

Residing in Bloomington, Indiana, Natalie Rossi is an active and dedicated flutist and educator. Natalie earned a Master of Music in Flute Performance from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in 2021 under the tutelage of Thomas Robertello. Prior to Jacobs, Natalie studied at Oakland University where she received her Bachelor of Music. Former teachers include Amanda Blaikie, Jeffery Zook, and Sharon Sparrow.

For more information about the course, please email musicsp@iu.edu.


Important program information
DatesProgram information
August 22Fall classes begin
September 5Labor Day, no classes
October 13–15Fall Break, no classes
November 21–26Thanksgiving Break, no classes
December 16Fall Semester concludes

Fall semester

Monday, August 22 – Friday, December 16, 2022

8 lesson plan

  • 30-minutes: $152
  • 60-minutes: $304

12 lesson plan

  • 30-minutes: $228
  • 60-minutes: $456

16 lesson plan

  • 30-minutes: $304
  • 60-minutes: $608

Flute Ensemble

  • $200 per semester (optional)

Join the Flute Academy for Flute-Fest

ATTN: This message is to inform the reader that Flute-Fest, originally Monday, July 25, 2022, is set to be rescheduled for a later date. Please stay tuned for further information.

The IU JSoM Flute Academy presents Flute-Fest; an event that guarantees an afternoon of Flute-FUN. Students will learn to engage with their instrument in a manner that encourages growth and musical appreciation. Event FREE and OPEN to the public; bring your flute, a friend, and join us for Flute-Fest!

Please contact Natalie Rossi at rossin@iu.edu for event details and registration.

How to apply

  1. Application Process: To apply, complete the online registration form. Please remember your log-in credentials for later access to the order. The payment process may be completed with a credit-card or check following the instructions on the application.
  2. Deadlines: The Flute Academy has a rolling registration
  3. Non-Refundable Registration Fee: Please note, a Non-Refundable Registration Fee of $15 will be applied to the order for registration services. This is not included in the cost of tuition.

Register for Fall