The September 2016 Issue is Now Live!...

Sep 1, 2016 by

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...

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The July 2016 Issue is Now Live!...

Jul 1, 2016 by

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...

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The June 2016 Issue is Now Live!...

Jun 1, 2016 by

 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...

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The May 2016 Issue is Now Live!...

May 1, 2016 by

  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....

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Amanda Cook Interview

Apr 1, 2016 by

CONGRATULATIONS to Amanda Cook, our new co-chair 4th member of The Flute View Team!  We recently interviewed her so that we all could get to know her better.     Why did you choose the flute as your instrument? My choice to play the flute was a combination of...

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5 Contemporary Flutists to Watch in 2016 by Amanda Cook...

Jan 2, 2016 by

As Associate Editor for the contemporary classical music blog I CARE IF YOU LISTEN and a DMA flute candidate at West Virginia University, I often find myself in the unique position of having a finger on the pulse of several disparate worlds. In order to kick off the new...

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The Three-Legged Stool: Arts Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century by Amanda Cook...

Jan 2, 2016 by

What does it mean to be an entrepreneur? A quick search in the Oxford English Dictionary reveals that the word stems from the 15th-century French term entreprendre meaning “to undertake,” and the word has been specifically linked to managing/directing artistic projects since the 19th century. The concept of an...

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Researching, Writing, and Blogging: My Life as a 21st Century Flutist. By Amanda Cook...

Mar 1, 2014 by

I recently read an article on the “death of expertise.”  The author cited Wikipedia, Google, and the online community in general in his claim that the division between experts and laymen is collapsing and that fewer people recognize expertise as something that can change the way we live and...

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