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The November 2016 PICCOLO POWER Issue is Now Live!

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The November 2016 PICCOLO POWER Issue is Now Live!

The November 2016 PICCOLO POWER issue of The Flute View is now live!   This month's articles include:   PICCOLO POWER Interviews with professional piccoloists Jennifer Gunn, Kate Prestia-Schaub, Nicola Mazzanti, Zart Dombourian-Eby, Peter Verhoyen, Nan Raphael, Erica Peel, and Nicole Esposito. Piccolo Pedagogy articles focusing on learning the piccolo from Nan Raphael and Jennifer Cluff. Piccolo Orchestral Excerpts: Allison Fletcher discusses the piccolo excerpt from Rossini's La Gazza Ladra. Flute Studio Interviews with students at University of Wyoming, University of Texas at Austin, and Texas A&M University-Commerce. Your monthly dose of entrepreneurship ideas from Barbara Siesel. Content Editor Rachel Hacker discusses commissioning an album via Twitter. Fluterscooter recaps the French Flute Convention. Album Reviews: Sarah Jane Hargis Saving the Queen and Sebastian Jacot Premiere!,   Happy Reading! --The Flute View...

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The October 2016 Issue is Now Live!

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The October 2016 Issue is Now Live!

The October 2016 issue of The Flute View is now live! This month's articles include:   Artist Interview with Katherine Bryan, principal flute with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and lecturer in flute at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Spotlight article celebrating the 20th anniversary of the flute quintet Quintessenz.   Interviews with Flutists Gone Viral: internet flute sensations that have become famous through social media over the past few years including Greg Pattillo, Azeem Ward, Annie Wu, Viviana Guzman, and Roxanne Chalifoux. Your monthly dose of entrepreneurship ideas from Barbara Siesel. Content Editor Rachel Hacker recaps her masterclass experiences in Grolloo. Fluterscooter talks social media and flute cyber-bullying.   Album Reviews: Ned McGown The Art of the Contrabass Flute, Elisabeth Möst Accento Austria, Quintessenz Incantations, and Mithril Duo Bottom of the Punch Bowl.   Happy Reading! --The Flute View...

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The September 2016 Issue is Now Live!

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The September 2016 Issue is Now Live!

The September 2016 issue of The Flute View is now live! This month's articles include:   Interviews with Omar Acosta, Denis Bouriakov (video interview), and our High School Soloist Competition Woodwind & Brasswind third prize winner Daniel Wang.   Viviana Guzman shares some of her personal favorite moments from the 2016 National Flute Association Annual Convention.   Back to School Articles:   Lindsey Goodman talks about what it means to Go OrGAnic for Back to School Success. Alice K. Dade shares her School Year Resolutions and discusses how to stick to your goals throughout the year. New contributor Angelina Panozzo tells us about Going Back to "Flute School" as she returns to playing the flute after a 10-year hiatus. New contributor Ty Gable reflects on the lasting benefits of his different summer festival experiences as he heads back to school. New contributor Christine Gustafson provides tip for traveling flutists including her favorite cell phone apps and technology recommendations. Deputy Editor Amanda Cook concludes her Writing About Music series with tips for writing Program Notes. Content Editor Rachel Hacker shares her perspective on not going back to school on her 20th Anniversary of Starting School. And lastly, Co-Founder Viviana Guzman gives us a review of some of the exciting performances at NFA 2016.   Happy Reading! --The Flute View...

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The August 2016 Issue is Now Live!

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The August 2016 Issue is Now Live!

The August 2016 issue of The Flute View is now live! This month's articles include:   Interviews with Daniel Dorff, Adrianne Greenbaum, finalists from the NFA Arts Venture Competition, and our High School Soloist Competition second prize winner Arin Sarkissian.   NFA Previews of things we are looking forward to including:   Rebecca Kleinmann on the role of the flute in Brazilian and Flamenco music Sarah Jane Hargis on the Electrified Flute Elsa Nilsson on Far Cry Flutes Mara Miller on the 6 Types of People You Meet at NFA.   Happy Reading! --The Flute...

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The July 2016 Issue is Now Live!

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The July 2016 Issue is Now Live!

The July 2016 issue of The Flute View is now live! This month's articles include:   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 Jean Michel Damase and Jean Françaix, and Alejandro Escuer's Flux. Interviews with our High School Soloist Competition winner Hanbin Koo, first place award sponsor Gemeinhardt Musical Instruments, and Keith Torgan. Concert Review of Green Golly and Her Golden Flute with the Firelands Symphony in Sandusky, OH. Book Review of Delandria Mills' Demi's Flute: Entering the Realm of Sound. Happy Reading! --The Flute...

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The June 2016 Issue is Now Live!

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The June 2016 Issue is Now Live!

 The June 2016 issue of The Flute View is now live! 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, Finko, and Danielpour on Freedom. Artist interviews with Gewandhaus Orchestra Associate Principal Flutist Anna Garzuly Wahlgren and Latin-GRAMMY nominated artist José Valentino. Fashion and Flute Apps from Fluterscooter: Fluterscooter brings you the latest on the best recital dresses of the season and the best apps for flutists. New contributor Claire Howard brings you a roundtable discussion with Lisa Garner Santa, Amy Porter, Jolene Harju, and Susan Fain about body awareness and flute playing. In light of Ethan Lin's #100DaysToNFA2016 challenge, Viviana Guzman provides tips for uploading videos of your flute playing to social media. Writing About Music: tips for getting started on your first CD/concert review from Deputy Editor Amanda Cook Luke Penella video interview with Rachel Hacker regarding flute padding techniques.   HAPPY READING!  --The Flute...

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The Flute View High School Competition Winners!

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in Blog, Featured, May 2016 | 0 comments

The Flute View High School Competition Winners!

The Jury has adjourned, the results are in and we have The Winners! DRUM ROLL, please... Lady Jeanne Galway, Amy Porter and Alice K. Dade announce the following as the Winners of The Flute View 2016 High School Competition: The Gemeinhart 1st Prize Winner:  Hanbin Koo The Flute Center of New York 2nd Prize Winner:  Arin Sarkissian The Woodwind & Brasswind 3rd Prize Winner: Daniel Wang Honorable Mention:  Jaime Kim The Miyazawa Audience Favorite (the most "likes" on YouTube) Prize:  Arin Sarkissian THANK YOU to all our contestants, THANK YOU to our Judges and THANK YOU to our...

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High School Soloist Competition Entries

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

High School Soloist Competition Entries

We are happy to share the entries from our inaugural High School Soloist Competition! Below, you will find the submissions in the order they were received. The first prize winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize sponsored by Gemeinhardt, the second prize winner will receive a $500 cash prize sponsored by Flute Center of New York, and the third prize winner will receive a $250 gift certificate sponsored by Woodwind & Brasswind.   We are pleased to announce our judges for this year's competition: Lady Jeanne Galway, Amy Porter, and Alice K. Dade!   Here's where we need your help: the video with the Most Likes by the time of the final judging will receive a $150 cash prize sponsored by Miyazawa for being the audience favorite. Like and share your favorite video, and enjoy all of the entries from these talented young flutists! Hanbin Koo:        Claire Gunsbury:        Caroline Keefer:        Courtney Badura:        Clara Yang:       Arin Sarkissian:        John Brian Hipolito Feliciano:   Jiwoo Park:       Michael Huerta:       ' Jamie Kim:       Daniel Sun:   Sean Marron:       Daniel Wang:   Amanda Kjar:       Mina Yi:       Susie Lee:       Jackie Cho:    ...

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The May 2016 Issue is Now Live!

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  The May 2016 issue of The Flute View is now live! This month's articles include:   Barbara Siesel's monthly entrepreneurial article: Can Entrepreneurship Effect Political Change?   Album reviews of Gina Luciani's self-titled debut album, Elisabet Franch's debut album, and Marianne Gedigian's American chamber music album with the Walden Chamber Players.   From the studio of Amy Porter at University of Michigan: interviews with Noniko Hsu, Ashley Stanley, Cassandra Mullinex, Nina Shekhar, Merryl Monard, Brice Smith, and Melissa Mashner.   From the studio of Terri Sánchez at the University of Texas at Arlington: interviews with Shannon Lotti, Caitlin Hall, Brittany King, Rashaad Calaham, Stephanie Kalina, Sonia Kinra, Carmen Chavez, Alba Cumba Berrocal, Sarah Chang, and Estela da Costa.   As we turn three years old this month, we want to say THANK YOU to all of our wonderful subscribers. Since our first issue, we have expanded our team to include two new members, reviewed nearly 70 albums, interviewed over 70 flutists, and published articles on entrepreneurship, education, lifestyle, health & wellness, fashion, and more! In an effort to continue bringing you flute news, articles, interviews, and reviews, our annual subscription rate is increasing to $12.95 per year. For new subscribers, we offer a free trial month! We hope that you, the flute community, will continue to send us your articles and ideas.   HAPPY READING!  --The Flute...

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High School Soloist Competition!

Posted by on Apr 22, 2016 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

High School Soloist Competition!

The Flute View Competition is open to High School students who are under the age of 18 (ages 13-18) by June 1, 2016.  Each applicant must be a current subscriber to The Flute View Magazine. Repertoire: 1) Otar Taktakishvili Sonata for flute and piano, Movement III. Allegro Scherzando 2) a contrasting piece of your choice Application Deadline is April 30th, 2016 at 11:59pm.  Please upload your videos and title them The Flute View High School Competition. Each piece must be played in its entirety without edits.  Works may be performed accompanied or unaccompanied. Please submit an email to tfvcompetition(at)gmail.com and include 1) your name, 2) age, 3) two to three sentence bio and 4) the links to your YouTube submissions.  A $50 USD application fee must be paid using the Paypal button below to be considered in the competition.  Each applicant must be a current subscriber to The Flute View Magazine.  Good Luck!   Download printable PDF here:  TheFluteViewHSComp PDF...

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