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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Interview: NFA Arts Venture Competition Finalists...

Aug 1, 2016 by

The National Flute Association is holding their biennial Arts Venture Competition this August in San Diego.  NFA says: “The competition seeks projects that approach performance and education in a new way (often through collaboration with communities or other genres or media)….. Examples of projects that are well suited for...

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Artist Interview: Daniel Dorff

Aug 1, 2016 by

Daniel Dorff's music for flute and piccolo has entered the standard repertoire and is frequently performed and recorded worldwide. He received degrees in composition from Cornell and University of Pennsylvania; teachers included George Crumb, George Rochberg, Karel Husa, Henry Brant, Ralph Shapey, Elie Siegmeister, and Richard Wernick. He is VP of...

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Artist Interview: Adrianne Greenbaum...

Aug 1, 2016 by

Flutist Adrianne Greenbaum’s career as orchestral and chamber musician, teacher,/professor/mentor, and published composer and arranger spans nearly five decades. Professor of Music at Mount Holyoke College, she is sought after as a performer and teacher for diverse audiences and enjoys teaching children as well as adults.  She is the leading pioneer...

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Roles of the Flute in Brazilian and Flamenco Genres by Rebecca Kleinmann...

Aug 1, 2016 by

Rebecca Kleinmann will be touring Southern California with Brazilian Guitarist, Fabiano Nascimento and her Quartet featuring Spanish-born Jazz pianist Alex Conde this August.   Friday August 12th, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, Dizzy's San Diego : 4275 Mission Bay Drive at Rosewood Street, Pacific Beach, CA  Sunday, August 14th, 6:30pm, SOhO : 1221 State St. Santa Barbara, CA  Monday,...

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Far Cry Flutes at NFA by Elsa Nilsson...

Aug 1, 2016 by

Weissman/McKenna artist Elsa Nilsson’s music is profoundly playful and widely influenced. She believes the beauty of music is how it transcends cultural boundaries, and she accentuates this in her compositions by mixing cultural elements to create a sound that is distinctly her own. Nilsson has built a solid career...

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6 Types of People You Meet at NFA by Mara Miller...

Aug 1, 2016 by

It's about that time for one of the most exciting events of the year to commence!   Flutists from all over the country (actually, all over the world) will be connecting in San Diego for the National Flute Association Convention on August 11th-14th, 2016.   With such a large...

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The Flute View’s Contest for Composers!...

Mar 1, 2014 by

The Flute View announces our first Contest for Composers! We challenge you to write a flute trio for The Flute View founders, Fluterscooter, Barbara Siesel, and Viviana Guzman.  (Trio can be written for 3 C flutes, or C flute, piccolo, bass) 2014 COMPETITION GUIDELINES   Prize: * A World...

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Building a Brand. by Fluterscooter...

Nov 1, 2013 by

The first thing every flutist always asks me is “How did you come up with Fluterscooter bags?”  Then, the conversation usually leads to “You’re so entrepreneurial!  I could NEVER do something like that…I just play flute.”  And that’s where they’re wrong!  Anyone can build their own brand, especially in...

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