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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December 2016 PDF Download

Dec 5, 2016 by

Download the December 2016 PDF here.   The December 2016 issue of The Flute View is now live!   This month's articles include: Exclusive video interview with Berlin Philharmonic principal flutist Emmanuel Pahud!! Check out the blog section of our website for the video. Sound Healing Interviews with Suzanne Teng, Wouter Kellerman, Bodhi...

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Emmanuel Pahud Video Interview

Dec 1, 2016 by

Emmanuel Pahud attended the Conservatoire de Paris (Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris) in France, studying with Michel Debost, Alain Marion, Pierre Artaud, and Christian Larde. Whilst studying, he won two major competitions, one in Duino 1988 and the other in Kobe in 1989. In 1988, Emmanuel also...

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Sound Healing: Wouter Kellerman Interview...

Dec 1, 2016 by

Wouter Kellerman is a Grammy Award-winning South African flautist, producer and composer. Using his classical training as a foundation, Kellerman has focused his attention on World and Roots music, exploring the versatility of the instrument and fusing classical and contemporary sounds. A true crossover artist, Kellerman thrives on experimenting with the...

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Sound Healing: Suzanne Teng Interview...

Dec 1, 2016 by

Suzanne Teng, M. Mus. is a flutist, recording artist, composer, and teacher originally from Berkeley, California.  She received her master’s degree in music from Boston University’s School for the Arts and after traveling adventures across the globe, furthered her graduate studies at UCLA’s Department of Ethnomusicology where she completed...

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Sound Healing: Bodhi Setchko Interview...

Dec 1, 2016 by

Bodhi Setchko is a multi-talented shamanic flute healer, songwriter, composer, recording artist,producer, teacher & professional band leader. He has been performing and providing music for special events, weddings, workshops and church services for over 25 years, has produced 9 albums of original music and is the founder of 2...

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Sound Healing: Sherry Finzer Interview...

Dec 1, 2016 by

Sherry Finzer is an international award-winning American flutist, composer, performer, and recording artist for Heart Dance Records. She is known for her variety of musical styles, and performs as a Pearl Flute and Guo Flute Performing Artist. Musically, Finzer has evolved from a classical, competitive flutist to recording acclaimed new...

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PROJECT Trio and LA Chamber Orchestra Concert Review...

Dec 1, 2016 by

PROJECT Trio members Greg Pattillo, Eric Stephenson and Peter Seymour met at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where they received the 2013 CIM Alumni Achievement Award. Forged with a desire to draw new and diverse audiences through high energy, top quality music, the Trio got its big break in...

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UNC Greensboro Flute Studio Interviews...

Dec 1, 2016 by

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with college flute studios across the United States, we interviewed Erika Boysen, Assistant Professor of Flute at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her students:   Sharneisha Joyner, Stephany Saunders, Noah Cline, Abby Simoneau, Mandy Mitchell, Krisztina Der, Hyunsu...

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Royal Northern College of Music Flute Studio Interviews...

Dec 1, 2016 by

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with college flute studios across the United States and abroad, we interviewed Associate Tutor of Flute at the Royal Northern College of Music Noemi Gyori and her students:   Ruby Howells, Felix Blake, Imogen Royce, and Serin Jung   We asked them...

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Is Arts Administration the Right Path for Me? By Justine Stephens...

Dec 1, 2016 by

You know the age-old question: “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?”   “Practice, practice, practice,” right? Or apply on their website to work behind the scenes!   It’s refreshing to know that aside from the coveted-yet-rare performing jobs, there are many ways to work for arts organizations such...

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Historic Feature: J.C. Lobe’s First Performance in 1859...

Dec 1, 2016 by

My first appearance as a virtuoso (From the life of a musician (1859), chapter 1) I was eleven years old, when the most important in my life until that point appeared.  One morning my teacher received me with a very solemn air; and after he had cleared his throat...

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Art for Social Change by Barbara Siesel...

Dec 1, 2016 by

Given the current political situation. I thought that I’d spend a few columns discussing the concept of Art for Social Change.  Please understand that I’m not espousing a particular political point of view, but I do feel that we as a society have some healing and changing to do....

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Paul Lustig Dunkel Alive in the Studio Album Review...

Dec 1, 2016 by

Paul Lustig Dunkel has a new CD!  Dunkel, well known here in NYC is currently the Principal Flutist of the New York City Ballet and the Music Director Emeritus of the Westchester Philharmonic. His new CD introduces us to many new works for flute in various configurations. It’s a deeply felt...

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Patricia Surman The American Album Review...

Dec 1, 2016 by

The American Album Centaur CRC 3525 Patricia Surman, flute Kostas Chardas, piano Dr. Patricia Surman, who has recently joined the faculty of Metropolitan State University of Denver, has released a stunning album of American works on Centaur Records. The composers represented on this album span the entire 20th century into...

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