July 2017 PDF Download

Jul 2, 2017 by

Download the PDF of The Flute View July 2017. Interviews with Lady Jeanne Galway and Dallas Flute Teacher Extraordinaire, Monica Song. Kaori Fuji Cecil shares what is new with Music Beyond. Dr. Cate Hummel shares tips on Blowing the flute! Dr. Nicole Riner shares a Commissioning Guide. Fluterscooter shares...

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The October 2016 Issue is Now Live!...

Oct 3, 2016 by

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...

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Green Golly with the Firelands Symphony by Rachel Hacker...

Jul 1, 2016 by

On a bright morning in June, I set out to Sandusky, Ohio to to take part in the Fireland Symphony's presentation of my fellow Flute View staffer's performance of Green Golly & Her Golden Flute (I was delighted to play flute in the choir). Little did I know that...

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June 2016 PDF

Jun 8, 2016 by

Download June 2016 PDF issue of The Flute View here.  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,...

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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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May 2016 Issue PDF

May 9, 2016 by

April 2016 is up!  Download PDF here. Cover Girl:  Andrea "Fluterscooter" Fisher Photo:  Viviana Guzman Photography 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...

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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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PLAY as Antidote to Challenges

Apr 1, 2016 by

“Play” as an antidote to challenges, by Barbara Siesel What does the word “Play” mean?  Here are a few definitions from the American Heritage Dictionary:  To occupy oneself in amusement, to take part in a game, to perform on a musical instrument, to act or perform in a dramatic...

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Can Failure Help Success? by Barbara Siesel...

Mar 1, 2016 by

If you’ve never failed you’ve never tried anything new! Last month we spoke about the power of quitting, this month we'll speak about the power of failure to inform our progress as artists and entrepreneurs. While doing research for this article I’ve been reading about famous people who’ve failed...

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Entrepreneurship: Are you asking the right questions? By Barbara Siesel...

Jan 2, 2016 by

"What's the problem?" Well that sounds a bit confrontational…but it’s not exactly what I mean.  Many of us flutetrepreneurs are attracted to becoming entrepreneurs because we see a problem in the flute world or the music world in general that we want to help solve. Big questions for us...

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Think Differently, Find Creative Solutions, by Barbara Siesel...

Dec 2, 2015 by

I was in the airport flying back from my Detroit MI tour of Green Golly and I needed a new book, having finished my last “easy reading” flying book that morning.  There were hardly any books for sale in the Detroit airport – just one little shelf, so I...

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Flutist Entrepreneurs – is it something about the flute? By Barbara Siesel...

Apr 6, 2015 by

The other day I was struck by how many flutists are also entrepreneurs- and I started wondering, - is it something about the flute? As far as I know other instruments don’t have flute conferences all over the country, plus a national organization with several thousand members. When I...

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The Making of the Green Golly Video. By Barbara Siesel...

Apr 1, 2014 by

The orchestras and the performing arts centers all said of Green Golly – “Sounds really great, but not enough bells and whistles.  How you gonna do this for 2000 people – you’re just two little people on stage with a flute and a guitar and no sets or costumes or...

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Hadar Noiberg Concert Review. by Barbara Siesel...

May 1, 2013 by

On Saturday, April 6, I attended a concert at 92Y/Tribeca where I had the joy of hearing the Hadar Noiberg Trio perform (Flute, Double Bass and Drums). It was an astonishing performance - Hadar Noiberg is an Israeli jazz flutist living in NYC.[private] Her musical language, which transcends her...

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Barbara Siesel: “Of Water and Clouds”...

May 1, 2013 by

Barbara Siesel recently released her CD entitled “Of Water and Clouds” with pianist Elisenda Fabregas featuring the works of 21st century composers Elena Ruehr, Elisenda Fabregas, Stefania de Kenessey and Lowell Libermann. The most compelling element in the entire CD is Siesel’s captivatingly shimmering sound and supreme musicality that...

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