Rachel Hacker Interview

Apr 1, 2016 by

CONGRATULATIONS to Rachel Hacker, our new co-chair 4th member of The Flute View Team!  We recently interviewed her so that we all could get to know her better.     Why did you choose the flute as your instrument? I chose the flute initially because my mother was a...

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Flute in the City: Tech in the City. By Rachel Hacker...

Aug 1, 2015 by

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.”  ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby   I’d heard this quote once in high school, and it has followed me since then. My life would figuratively start all over again in June of 2015. On the morning of...

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Flute in the City: Part 8. By Rachel Hacker...

Apr 6, 2015 by

My own month of March was more adventurous than anything Brutus could have planned for Caesar. I was patiently waiting for springtime weather, but winter wasn’t going to end without a fight. Every morning I would stand in front of my bedroom picture window, and stare into the metropolis....

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Flute in the City: Part 7. By Rachel Hacker...

Mar 1, 2015 by

February was cold. Too cold, perhaps. Temperatures dipped to 0 degrees Fahrenheit at night, and might rise to only 15 in the day. Since I’m too cheap (and poor) to get a cab, I had to walk everywhere I couldn’t take the subway. This was my first winter living...

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Flute in the City: Part 5. By Rachel Hacker...

Jan 1, 2015 by

On December 21, I flew back to Cincinnati. I still couldn’t believe that I had spent four months away from home. Last August’s arrival into the city felt so recent, but I had learned so much about myself this semester. The plane left LaGuardia Airport that afternoon, in the midst...

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Flute in the City: Welcome to New York. By Rachel Hacker...

Dec 2, 2014 by

Just a couple days before the month changed to November, Taylor Swift released an album. As an avid fan of extraordinarily junky pop music, I zealously purchased it. Among the sea of four chord progressions and lyrics about failed relationships, one song obviously stood out to me: Welcome To...

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