Flute Fashion: This Season’s Best Recital Dresses by Fluterscooter...

Jun 1, 2016 by

Remember last year when Riria Niimura played the Ibert Concerto wearing a neon handmade dress?    If only all flute performances would incorporate unique high fashion as a reflection of the artists’ personalities, then I’d be a happier concert-goer.    However, since we are flutists, we can’t afford Zac...

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Flute fashion and Dancefluting with Riria Niimura. By Fluterscooter...

Mar 1, 2014 by

I first met Riria Niimura in Tokyo at a performance I had given at the Apple Store.  The 19 year old flute sensation now resides in Los Angeles, and I had the pleasure of sitting down with Riria at the Colburn School in LA, and we talked about everything...

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From FluteTrance to Bellydance: Interview with Giselle Real D’Arbelles. by Fluterscooter...

Feb 1, 2014 by

While I was in Miami last month, I had the chance to catch up with my favorite Miami-based flutist, Giselle Real d’Arbelles, better known as Giselle "FluteTrance."   I followed Giselle online for awhile, and her unique style and fusion of music, art, and fashion always intrigued me, so...

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How To Buy Concert Black

May 1, 2013 by

Ladies, as spring is here and many of us have end of the year recitals, spring ensemble concerts, graduations, weddings, etc...I'm sure many of you are looking through the racks in every department store asking the same question: "Why isn't there any concert black?" Simple answer: it's spring, and...

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