Fall & Spring 2020-2021 Flute Lessons

Registration for Spring semester is now closed! 

However, if you would like to inquire about flute lessons and learn more about my studio, feel free to call or email me. Summer lessons registration will be open May 1st, 2021. Due to COVID-19 all lessons are taught online via Zoom conferencing software.

General Benefits

These apply to all packages below:

  • 17 weeks of 1-hour online lessons per semester. All lessons must be scheduled by the start of the new semester.
  • Specialized attention based on particular student needs: I focus on all aspects of musicianship and help each student to develop their personal skills such as self-confidence, efficient practice, time management, self-motivation, discipline, making commitments, setting goals, developing patience, and approaching music and life with a positive attitude.
  • Includes participation in the BFL studio Masterclass, End-of-Semester Recital, Dress Rehearsal, with no additional fees (e.g. accompanist fee, venue rental, etc.)
  • Weekly detailed assignments on what each students should be practicing. The lesson notes (assignments) are sent to a parent via email, so each parent and student can see their weekly progress.
  • Each student will receive a summary of their semester progress.
  • Unlimited access to me between lessons via email or phone to respond to questions about repertoire, flute playing, encouraging practicing, buying a new flute, etc.
  • A 15-minute Zoom session with me prior to your very first lesson where we configure the audio settings in Zoom to ensure your lessons will sound good
  • Flute maintenance tips and referrals to my personal flute technicians.
  • 100% money-back guarantee for new students: If at any time during the first two lessons you are not totally satisfied with the lessons, I will refund 100% of the total price of this package with no questions asked.

"Ela is a fabulous teacher! My daughter had Ela since her 3rd grade until she graduated from high school. I believe Ela was a big reason she could continue with flute lessons despite of busy schedule of sports and school work. Highly recommended.”  

Rina Summers

Semester Dates

Fall: Sep 8, 2020–Jan 23, 2021
However, there are no lessons:

  • Nov 23–28, 2020
  • Dec 21, 2020–Jan 2, 2021

Spring: Jan 25, 2021–Jun 6, 2021
However, there are no lessons:

  • Feb 15–Feb 20, 2021
  • Apr 19–Apr 24, 2021


$3,200 per semester
  • My full service option for the busiest families. Get all the benefits of my Flex-Time package plus:
  • Maintenance and Repairs: The cost and handling of any routine flute maintenance1 and standard repairs2 is included. You will not have to drive anywhere, pick-up, ship, or deal with the repair in any way. All repairs will be done by professional technicians under my guidance.
  • I will provide a loaner flute during your repairs and maintenance (includes drop-off and pick-up).
  • Any sheet music I require of your child is included for the semester (no extra costs or need to order anything).
  • Unlimited rescheduling of lessons (excluding no-shows)
  • 1Maintenance includes "clean, oil, and adjust"—an industry standard for flutes.
  • 2Standard repairs include pad replacements, cork replacements, and key adjustments, but excludes all other repairs, accidental or otherwise.


$1,900 per semester
  • Is your child involved in multiple activities including sports, ballet, dance, theatre, arts, etc.?
  • Is your child involved in multiple activities including sports, ballet, dance, theatre, arts, etc.?
  • Does your family need the flexibility to occasionally reschedule a lesson to stay involved with another activity that is important to your child?
  • Do you have an inflexible or irregular work schedule that demands flexibility?
  • This package includes all the benefits of my Standard Package plus the ability to reschedule up to 4 missed lessons per semester. The only restriction is that you must provide me with at least 12 hours advance notification that you will need to miss a lesson, otherwise, it will not be made up.
  • Make-up lessons will be rescheduled at a mutually agreeable time.
  • This package is subject to the BFL Studio Info & Policies.


$1,600 per semester
  • All the General Benefits listed at the top of this page.
  • 17 Weeks of 1-hour lessons per semester.
  • Upgrade any time to Flex Time Package.
  • Please note: I do not make up missed lessons with this package, which is subject to the terms specified in the the BFL Studio Info & Policies.

Additional Forms of Payment

When you register for a semester package, you will be able to pay with credit or debit card (via PayPal). If you wish to pay by check, please email ela@boston-flute-lessons.com and I will send you an invoice with payment instructions.