Bel Canto Flute Choir plays Little Red Monkey

As a teacher, Ms. Edwards is available through her private studio or in a group/school setting. She is also active as a clinician, a coach for performance/audition preparation, for masterclasses, school assemblies and as a music theory/ear-training instructor.

Ms. Edwards’ teaching philosophy is to share her joy of making music through a deeper understanding of music and performance practices.

                       Feel free to contact me!    flutege@sbcglobal.net

Gail Edwards Music Studio

Ms. Edwards has extensive teaching experience that includes University of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, San Francisco School of the Arts, City College of San Francisco and Laney College.

GEMS was established by Ms. Edwards in 1980 where she teaches both private and groups lessons. This provides an opportunity for students to work on their individual skills as well as experience the joy of making music with others.

margaret01_fGail is now available for private lessons through Skyline College. For more information contact Skyline College at (650) 738-4100

Ms. Edwards currently has two adult flute choirs in her studio ~ Bel Canto Flutes in SF and Mountain View.


Bel Canto Flutes for adult amateurs flutists intermediate or above playing level. Or the ability to play your scales up to 4 sharps/flats and read mixed rhythms.


Teaching Inquiries

Contact Gail Edwards if you have any questions, comments, and ideas.

Some of Bel Canto Flutes performances:

National Flute Association Annual Convention

Christmas carols at the San Francisco City Hall Rotunda

Chocolate Festival in Ghirardelli Square

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Pacifica

National Anthem for the SF Giants

Pacifica’s annual street fair, the Fog Fest.

Bel Canto Flutes SF


Founded in 2000, Bel Canto Flutes, formerly the San Francisco State University’s Flute Choir, is open to any flutist intermediate level and above. For the Spring 2010 season, we rehearse each Tuesday from 7:00 – 9:00 PM in the Stonestown area of San Francisco.

Learn More about Flute Choirs

Bel Canto Flutes Mountain View

This is a new group that rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 in Mountain View. For more information on this group please visit my flute choir page.

Repertoire for these groups includes a mixture of pieces written expressly for flute choirs which include piccolo, Eb, alto and bass flutes, as well as a wide variety of arrangements.

Arrangements include pieces from orchestral, chamber, opera, and lighter settings. Each semester culminates in a performance which is free and open to the public.


Register this class by filling out the form below or by contacting Gail at
650.359.5668 or flutege@sbcglobal.net.
Summer classes are also available.