Carol Wincenc Interview

Apr 1, 2016 by

This month's cover girl, International Soloist and Flute Professor at the Juilliard School, Carol Wincenc has a busy schedule this year. We interviewed her and here are just some of the latest things she has coming up.   Carol Wincenc Solo Recital in New York City When:  April 27, 2016...

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Flutes by the Sea Bali & Cali Overview...

Apr 1, 2016 by

Flutes by the Sea 2016 California & Bali The ocean provides a wonderfully inspiring and relaxing backdrop for any creative spirit; we arose from the sea and it resonates within us still. I have always been attracted to the sea, and feel I am a sea creature who cannot be...

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Alice K. Dade: Artist Interview...

Jul 1, 2015 by

Can you give us 5 career highlights? In no particular order: Working with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra as Acting Co-Principal Flute. I was there for about 2 seasons and had the time of my life! My favorite concerts were Salome with Myung-Whun Chung, Rachmaninov Symphonic Dances with Jukka-Pekka...

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Prague Spring Competition 2015 Winner Yubeen Kim...

May 13, 2015 by

Prague Spring Competition 2015 just announced the winner to be Yubeen Kim from South Korea.  Only 17 years old, Yubeen Kim studies at the Lyon Conservatoire in France.  See The Flute View's Interview with Yubeen Kim earlier this year.                 The Second...

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Interview with Tod Machover: A composer’s process. By Barbara Siesel...

Jan 1, 2015 by

I caught up with Tod Machover last month to learn about the new flute concerto he wrote for Carol Wincenc, which she premiered with the Bemidji, MN Symphony Orchestra on November 9, 2014. Barbara: Congratulations on the new flute concerto- can you tell us a bit about the piece? Tod:...

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Long Tones: Can we achieve enlightenment through sound?...

Dec 15, 2013 by

How do we practice long tones? Why do we practice long tones? I've always had a very academic and perfectionist approach to long tones, as I learned early from Jeffrey Khaner. 1. Long tones must be played with a metronome. 2. Hold your breath as long as possible so...

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NFA Overview

Sep 3, 2013 by

The National Flute Association Convention took place in New Orleans August 8-11, 2013 which boasted nearly 3,000 participants this year.  The program Chair was Tadeu Coelho and his assistant, Krisztina Dér.  This wonderful attendance outcome perhaps was due to the increase in number for regional flute choirs who performed. ...

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