Go OrGAnic for Back-to-School Success by Lindsey Goodman...

Sep 1, 2016 by

Go OrGAnic for Back-to-School Success:  Get Organized, Set Goals, and Stay Accountable   Lindsey Goodman, known for her “generous warmth of tone and a fluid virtuosity” (Charleston Gazette), is principal flutist of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, solo flutist of the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, adjunct lecturer at West...

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School Year Resolutions by Alice K. Dade...

Sep 1, 2016 by

Alice K. Dade is an award winner of the Olga Koussevitsky Wind Competition of the Musicians Club of New York and The New York Flute Club Competition. She can be heard performing Principal Flute with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra on the Deutsche Grammophon label with Bryn Terfel as...

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Going Back to Flute School….10 years later by Angelina Panozzo...

Sep 1, 2016 by

Angelina Panozzo is a jack of all trades, and a master of Netflix and video games.   A self-described Creative, she works as a musician and a professional crafter. She's currently making a journey back into music after a long absence, and can't wait to learn more.   For...

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Summer Festival Reflection: Performing vs. Working by Ty Gable...

Sep 1, 2016 by

Ty Gable is a senior Flute Performance major at the Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia.   At Columbus State, Ty is the flute instructor through the Schwob School of Music Preparatory Division as well as the Assistant Director of the Conservatory Flute Choir....

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My 20 Year Anniversary of Starting School by Rachel Hacker...

Sep 1, 2016 by

Having attended school for the last 20 years of my life, this is the first September that I have not begun another academic year. I can still vaguely recall my first day of formal education, in preschool, at four years old. My mother took a photo of me that...

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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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Back to School: Review, Perfect, and Learn at Every Level. By Lindsey Goodman...

Sep 1, 2014 by

No matter your age, September always feels like a fresh start. From an early morning temperature nip to yellow school busses parading through your neighborhood, and from that first crunchy leaf on the sidewalk to new outfits in your closet, there is a palpable feeling of potential in the...

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Welcome Back to School: Your Career Starts Now! By Nicole Riner...

Sep 1, 2014 by

As a music major in college, you’re not just a student trying to better yourself-- you have embarked upon a rigorous program of professional training. And we keep you very busy during those college years, prescribing intense course loads and applying high expectations to your musical development.  It’s easy...

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Considering the Music Major? By Dr. Patricia Surman...

Sep 1, 2014 by

As a university flute professor, I spend a lot of time talking with high school and new university students about choosing their major. Here are some important points to consider as you prepare to make this decision. Keeping Things in Order Degree Sequence The music degree is a unique...

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Back to School Tips. By Dr. Tammy Evans Yonce...

Sep 1, 2014 by

Whether this is your first year of college or you’re used to the drill, it’s helpful to consider a few reminders to make this academic year the most positive and productive one yet. •    Make sure that you block off time in your schedule specifically for practicing. Avoid using...

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