After the Etudes: or How to Reinvent Yourself as a Flutist Again…and Again: by Suzanne Weller...

May 1, 2013 by

Once out of college with my Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance, life was dandy and profitable. I had inherited a dozen flute and piano students from a local music school, played in two orchestras and performed at weddings, receptions and parties every weekend with harpists, string trios or guitarists....

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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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Presenting a 21st Century Flute Recital: by Fluterscooter...

May 1, 2013 by

I recently did a Skype clinic for the Southeastern Pa. Flute Festival from my apartment in Tokyo, speaking about what it takes to be an entrepreneur in the music world.  The term “flutrepreneur” was coined, and it can apply to how I envision my career and how I believe...

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The Good Life: by Susanna Loewy...

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Every so often, I say I'm going to quit. Things aren't working out, it seems. Take the auditions and advance to the next round or don't, but that isn't even really the point. The problem: the process, for me, has become entirely too negative, too self-deprecating. Music is a...

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Yosemite Valley: by Joanna White...

May 1, 2013 by

Yosemite Valley The flute tone spins round the valley, bouncing from Half Dome to El Capitain in a hallucinogenic echo. The flute tone spins round the valley and on down by the Awahnee, where weary hikers lift their heads in a question. The flute tone spins round the valley...

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The Road to Healing: One Flutist’s Journey. by Brandy Hudelson...

May 1, 2013 by

When I was asked to write an article about injury management for flutists it was hard for me to know where to begin because the road for me has been long, hard and deeply personal. Now I am injury free, and people ask me all of the time, “How...

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Adventures of the Left-Handed Flute! by Joan Marsh Sparks...

May 1, 2013 by

January 21, 2013 Curious about the emails I have been receiving from a German flute maker who specializes in entry level flutes, and has developed a left handed flute, I ordered one for the shop. A left handed flute is played to the left side.  The right handed flute...

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Welcome to The Flute View!

May 1, 2013 by

The Flute View is a fresh new approach to everything relevant to flute today. In this rapidly changing music world, our exclusive online magazine covers flutists who are carving their own career paths, marketing yourself as an artist, entrepreneurship, new music and technology, health and wellness, and anything that...

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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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The Learning Process: in Fluting and Flying. by The Flying Flutistas...

May 1, 2013 by

Flutists Lynne Krayer-Luke and Vanessa Breault Mulvey are Body Mapping specialists based in the Boston area. Their passion for the beauty of movement and assisting others in learning how to move beyond the limitations of tension led them on an unlikely path to the Trapeze School of New York...

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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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Gary Arbuthnot: Asturias

May 1, 2013 by

Irish flautist Gary Arbuthnot’s sophomore album “Asturias” is a genuine feast for the ears.  His pedigree training from the Royal Academy of Music in London shines throughout this recording.  [private]From the first track, "Firedance", a riveting Irish piece, Arbuthnot produces a brilliant tone quality that commands energy, enthusiasm, and...

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