Your Career Starts NOW! Interview with DMA student, Jeiran Hasan...

Feb 1, 2018 by

7 Tips to Jumpstart Your Career While in School Jeiran Hasan, DMA student at University of Iowa   In today's musical landscape, transitioning from a student to a professional real world musician can be a challenge.  But it doesn't have to be!  I had the opportunity to sit down...

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Juliette Hurel: Artist Interview...

Feb 1, 2018 by

Juliette Hurel is known in both the French and the international music world as a famous flautist. She was unanimously awarded the first prize for flute and the first prize for chamber music at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris and obtained prizes in different competitions such as those in...

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How Your Flute Works. By Jeff Dening...

Feb 1, 2018 by

Jeff Dening is the owner of Jeff’s Woodwind Shop in Baltimore, Maryland.  In addition to fixing flutes and piccolos for the fussiest of players, Jeff is preparing a series of repair classes for flute enthusiasts.  The series of classes will begin in the Baltimore/DC area in Spring and Summer...

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Keeping Long Tones Fresh. by Francesca Arnone...

Feb 1, 2018 by

Dr. Francesca Arnone has been featured as a flute and piccolo soloist, chamber musician, orchestral musician, and educator in the US and abroad. For the past 25 years, she has held Principal Flute, Second Flute, and Piccolo positions in the US and Mexico, and this season is performing with...

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Practice Like a Pro. By Dr. Terri Sánchez...

Feb 1, 2018 by

Terri Sánchez is currently the Senior Lecturer in Flute at the University of Texas at Arlington and a Miyazawa Performing Artist. Legendary flutist Paula Robison writes, “Sánchez has a beautiful presence as a player, and her sparkling clear sound spins out and fills the air with poetry.” After Sánchez premiered his...

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Zara Lawler and The Flute on its Feet: Concert Review...

Feb 1, 2018 by

On Sunday December 3rd, interdisciplinary flutist extraordinaire Zara Lawler welcomed us to her workshop/concert presented by the NY Flute Club at Mannes College's Glass Box performance space in NYC. Lawler’s mission is to explore and celebrate the interconnectedness of life and human experience through her performances that integrate music, dance,...

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Jocelyn Aubrun: Album Review

Feb 1, 2018 by

1943 Works for Flute and Piano, Jocelyn Aubrun flute, and Aline Piboule piano. While WWII was raging, people were fighting and scattering throughout the world, composers were still writing beautiful works for flute and piano. This album features works by five composers, two major repertoire pieces, and three lesser...

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Dr. G’s February Flute Horoscopes...

Feb 1, 2018 by

February begins with title wave of residual energy from the lunar eclipse in Leo that occurred on the last day of January. Everyone will be reinventing a different part of their lives this month. Pay attention to the cues that come to you from the Universe during the first...

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Flute Poem by Delancey Trimble (10 yrs old)...

Feb 1, 2018 by

Carnegie Hall, Delancey Trimble (10 yrs old) The place where true magic happens. Where is your finger tip-tappings On the elevator door Straining you while you go down slowly, And hold your flute in hand, Waiting after the next band. When you walk on stage your heart skips a...

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The Gonjiam Flute Festival

Jan 2, 2018 by

Interview: Soohyun Paik   Can you talk about the purpose of GMF?   We are welcoming the 3rd Gonjiam Flute Festival in February 2018 at the same time the XXIII PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games will be held in Korea.   The main philosophy of Gonjiam Music Festival is making...

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The Benefits of Slow Practice. By Anna Luther...

Jan 2, 2018 by

I have lost count of the number of times I have been told as a student to engage in "slow practice." I'm equally at a loss as to the number of times I've passed on this direction as a teacher. "Try that section again, slowed down." "When you work...

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From Beginner to Co-Principal in 5 Years. By Hannah Haefele...

Jan 2, 2018 by

Remember that day in elementary school when the band teacher visited your class to show off the band instruments? I do. That was the day I wanted to play the flute. I went home and asked my parents if I could learn flute. They said no. I understand why....

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Dr. G’s January Flute Horoscopes. By Rachel Taylor Geier...

Jan 2, 2018 by

Welcome to January 2018. Happy New Year! Did you survive December’s epic Mercury retrograde? This was quite an intense time of confusion due to that pesky Full Moon that occurred on the same day that Mercury went retrograde. January, however, will usher in the sunshine after the rain thanks...

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Nicolas Duchamp: Artist Interview...

Jan 2, 2018 by

This past fall, I had the opportunity to interview flutist Nicolas Duchamp about his life, flute playing, and his Gaubert project. It is a wide ranging interview touching on many flutistic matters.  -Barbara Siesel   B: How did you get started on the flute?   N: I was born...

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Guilherme Andreas: Artist Interview...

Jan 2, 2018 by

Guilherme Andreas is Brazilian flutist currently studying with Professor Emily Skala at the Peabody Institute of the Jonhs Hopkins University. Prior to moving to the USA, Andreas served as principal flute with the Brazilian Marines Wind Symphony in Rio de Janeiro. He also holds degrees from James Madison University...

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My Flute and Me: Book Review

Jan 2, 2018 by

My Flute and Me, fourteen elementary pieces for flute and piano by Colin Kirkpatrick.   It’s January: time to get back to teaching your beginning flute students and the perennial problem of what fun pieces you can give them to play when they have very little skill returns. When...

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Yu Yuan: Artist Interview

Dec 1, 2017 by

Yu Yuan is a student at the Conservatoire National de Musique et Danse de Paris in the class of Professor Philippe Bernold, assisted by Florence Souchard-Delépine. In 2012, he won first prize in the children's section of the inaugural China Flute Association Competition and in 2015, he was given...

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MeToo in the Flute Community. By Mara Miller and The Flute View...

Dec 1, 2017 by

Call to Action   Many have recently become familiar with the social media movement called, “Me too.” Initially, its’ origins stem from activist, Tarana Burke, who created the movement in the late 90’s to support women of color that have experienced sexual abuse or assault. In October of 2017,...

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How to STAND OUT in a world of SPAM. by Fluterscooter...

Dec 1, 2017 by

Black Friday. Giving Tuesday. Cyber WEEK (didn't it used to be just Cyber Monday?)  As we're in the midst of holiday Spam Season, I thought it would be a good time to share what has been on my mind lately.  Every year, I feel worse and worse about sending...

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12 Holiday Flute Gift Ideas

Dec 1, 2017 by

The Flute View's Holiday Gift Ideas Do you need help with a creative gift for your favorite flutist?  Following are a sample list of our personal favorite flute items.  Feel free to include  YOUR suggestions, too.   HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!! -The Flute View Team     Viviana's List 1. Does...

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