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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My Time With The Hare Krishna Tree. by Rachel Hacker...

Mar 1, 2016 by

In December of 2015, I had graduated with my Master's in Music, from New York University. In order to save money, I chose to leave New York, until I made my next life plan. I was in the process of applying for my Doctorate. I would be moving back...

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Inspiration, Innovation, and the “Flutebox®?”...

Sep 16, 2015 by

Whenever I teach or lecture, I feel that I always learn more about myself, whether it be musically or, in this case, entrepreneurially.  Part of the reason I love speaking to college students about myself and the brands I've created is not only to inspire them, but also to...

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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 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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NYU Faculty Concert Review. By Fluterscooter...

Nov 4, 2014 by

"Flute music is alive and well in New York City," Brad Garner said before an almost full audience at the Frederick Loewe Theatre on October 21st.  The stellar lineup of artists on one concert was one that you would normally see at a National Flute Association Gala Concert, so to have...

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Auditioning for Graduate School- Finishing the Journey...

May 1, 2014 by

I would be the first person to buy a piece of merchandise that reads “I survived grad school auditions, 2014.”  Once auditioning ended, admission decisions were received, and financial aid packages arrived, I was emotionally drained.  This was the most stressful portion of the application process.   I could figuratively...

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Entering the Real World…Take 2. By Laura Neville...

Nov 1, 2013 by

I always thought that after I graduated from college I would enter the “real” world, get a music-teaching job and stay there for the next 35 plus years until I retired.  I would gig on the weekends and then eventually go back to school part-time and get my master’s...

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