Thoughts on Auditions. By Paul Fried...

Jun 8, 2014 by

Auditions are a necessary evil as are interviews in other jobs. My first thought regarding auditions is to not take them too seriously.  I always used to tell myself that there are billions of people in the world and other than your family, not one of them could care...

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Bulent Evcil: Artist Interview

May 1, 2014 by

Bulent Evcil - Principal Flutist of the Istanbul State Symphony Orchestra   Can you give us 5 career highlights? 1-To find the chance to work with Sir James Galway 2-Playing Solo Flute in Arturo Toscanini Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Maestro Lorin Maazel 3-Working as the Solo Flute in 2...

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Sergio Zampetti: Artist Interview...

Mar 1, 2014 by

Can you give us 5 career highlights? 1 ) Recording CD "Recital Italiano" with one of the greatest pianists in the world: Aldo Ciccolini. 2 ) Debut at Carnegie Hall  (Weill Hall) in New York in duo with my brother Claudio with a recital for flute and piano. 3...

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Aralee Dorough: Artist Interview...

Mar 1, 2014 by

Aralee Dorough, Principal Flutist of the Houston Symphony Orchestra.   Can you give us 5 career highlights?  In high school I had the opportunity to play at Lincoln Center in New York City on a recital with Rampal and Baker "and 40 flute students". We played Boismotier. There wasn't much to...

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After the Orchestra: Reshaping a Musical Life. By Elizabeth Brightbill...

Jan 2, 2014 by

About seven years ago, my cellist husband and I took a huge leap of faith. A couple of years after losing our jobs due to an orchestra shutdown, we picked ourselves up and moved across the country with nothing other than a signed lease on a house waiting for...

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