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, new music and technology, marketing yourself as an artist, entrepreneurship, health and wellness, and anything that...

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June 2016 PDF

Jun 8, 2016 by

Download June 2016 PDF issue of The Flute View here.  This month's articles include: Barbara Siesel's monthly entrepreneurial article: Social Impact Entrepreneurship: An Interview with Kaori Fujii Album reviews of Lindsey Goodman's debut album reach through the sky, Jef Kearns' R&B/Soul-Jazz EP The Flute, and Mimi Stillman's recordings of works by Weinberg,...

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Luke Penella: Padding Techniques (Video Interview)...

Jun 2, 2016 by

  Flute View Staff Member Rachel Hacker interviews Weissman Music Studio instrument repair technician Luke Penella.   They discuss all of the numerous types of padding available for different types of flutes!!   Footage filmed at Weissman Music's repair studio in Lower Manhattan, New York City, on May 16th,...

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Social Impact Entrepreneurship: An Interview with Kaori Fujii...

Jun 1, 2016 by

I mentioned last month that I would be writing about social entrepreneurship, and I thought that an interview with a musical social entrepreneur who I admire very much would give you a clear sense of the definition of social entrepreneurship and might inspire you to try yourself.    ...

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Anna Garzuly Wahlgren: Artist Interview...

Jun 1, 2016 by

Anna Garzuly Wahlgren is the Associate Principal Flutist of the Gewandhaus Orchestra in Leipzig, Germany and Principal Flute of the Quintessenz Ensemble. Prior to joining the orchestra in December 1995, she studied at the Akademie für Musik in Budapest with Lóránt Kovács and the Hochschule für Musik in München with Paul Meisen. She...

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José Valentino: Artist Interview...

Jun 1, 2016 by

Dr. José Valentino Ruiz is a Latin-GRAMMY nominated artist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, educator, clinician, and record producer known for his passionate performances, versatility & fluid expression on the flute, saxophone, bass, piano, and latin percussion. Academically, he holds the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Musical Studies from University of South Florida, a Master of Music...

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The Aware Flutist: Roundtable Discussion with Lisa Garner Santa, Amy Porter, Jolene Harju, and Susan Fain...

Jun 1, 2016 by

By Claire Howard When performing or practicing, our minds are active: scanning the music, remembering phrasings and dynamics, counting rhythmic pulses, and analyzing the sound we’re producing. Oftentimes, the mechanism through which these beautiful sound is happening--our body--is forgotten. Body awareness and conditioning are quickly growing fields in the...

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Writing About Music: Album/Concert Reviews...

Jun 1, 2016 by

Here at The Flute View, one of our main goals is to create a publication for flutists, by flutists. Producing content “for flutists” is the easy part—however, the “by flutists” part isn’t always as easy. Through my years spent in academia, I’ve noticed that many performers—not just flutists—feel that...

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Flute Fashion: This Season’s Best Recital Dresses by Fluterscooter...

Jun 1, 2016 by

Remember last year when Riria Niimura played the Ibert Concerto wearing a neon handmade dress?    If only all flute performances would incorporate unique high fashion as a reflection of the artists’ personalities, then I’d be a happier concert-goer.    However, since we are flutists, we can’t afford Zac...

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The 5 Best Apps for Flutists by Fluterscooter...

Jun 1, 2016 by

As musicians, we always have to stay ahead of the game on the latest platforms to promote ourselves, gather fans, and update our online presence. It is a constant process of learning and almost a full-time job! My first online music presence was my Myspace page (yes, I’m THAT old). I thought...

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