Welcome to The Flute View!

May 1, 2013 by

The Flute View is a fresh new approach to everything relevant to flute today. In this rapidly changing music world, our exclusive online magazine covers flutists who are carving their own career paths, marketing yourself as an artist, entrepreneurship, new music and technology, health and wellness, and anything that...

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July 2016 PDF Download

Jul 4, 2016 by

Download the July 2016 PDF. Viviana Guzman discusses How to Write a Winning Press Release. Rachel Hacker talks about Why She Got A Day Job and how it can benefit professional musicians. Amanda Cook continues her Writing About Music series with thoughts about Blog Posts. Album reviews of Aralee Dorough's The Ergonomic Flute, Ransom Wilson's Ransom Wilson Plays...

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Artist Interview: Hanbin Koo

Jul 1, 2016 by

Congratulations Hanbin for being the Gemeinhardt First Prize winner of our inaugural High School Soloist Competition! We interviewed Hanbin to find our more about this talented young flutist.   Bio: Hanbin Koo, age 15, won 1st place in the MTNA Junior Woodwinds competition, NC Symphony concerto competition, and The...

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Interview with David Pirtle: President of Gemeinhardt...

Jul 1, 2016 by

Thank you to Gemeinhardt Musical Instruments for sponsoring the first prize award in our inaugural High School Soloist Competition!   This year, our first prize winner was Hanbin Koo. Read more about Hanbin in her exclusive artist interview this month.   Continue reading below to learn more about Gemeinhardt...

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Writing About Music: Blog Posts by Amanda Cook...

Jul 1, 2016 by

For performers, one of the most powerful yet under-utilized tools for writing about music is blogging.   For those of us who experienced the rise of the internet and online communities, the idea of maintaining a blog may seem kitschy or self-serving. However, blogging is no longer synonymous with...

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Green Golly with the Firelands Symphony by Rachel Hacker...

Jul 1, 2016 by

On a bright morning in June, I set out to Sandusky, Ohio to to take part in the Fireland Symphony's presentation of my fellow Flute View staffer's performance of Green Golly & Her Golden Flute (I was delighted to play flute in the choir). Little did I know that...

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The Art of Selling your Art: Interview with Keith Torgan...

Jul 1, 2016 by

So many of you have wonderful performances and projects that you would like to share with the world.   Perhaps you’re wondering-- how can I sell my performances or project?  How do I even begin the process?    This month, we’re talking to Keith Torgan of the Green Golly...

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How To Write A Winning Press Release by Viviana Guzman...

Jul 1, 2016 by

As a musician, it is important and necessary to get media attention.   As one of the founders of The Flute View and the current Public Relations Chair of the NFA, I thought I would list some tips on how to compile and send a winning press release.  ...

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Why I got a Day Job by Rachel Hacker...

Jul 1, 2016 by

I’m a musician with a “day job.”    For some musicians, this prospect may seem like a diversion from their music career. In actuality, this is one of the greatest moves I have ever made for my career!   Three months ago, I would have scoffed at the idea...

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Ransom Wilson Album Review

Jul 1, 2016 by

Flutist and conductor Ransom Wilson has a new CD of flute music by two wonderful French composers Jean Michel Damase (1928-2013) and Jean Françaix (1912-1997).  As a young student, Ransom Wilson heard the music of Jean Françaix and was enchanted--so much so, that he transcribed the Finale of Françaix’s...

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