Jennifer Borkowski CD Review

Apr 1, 2016 by

Composed by Jennifer Borkowski Jennifer Borkowski’s new CD “Composed” for solo flute and flute and electronics is a multi-pieced meditation on nature, peace, and the ocean.  The album includes standards such as Syrinx and Marin Marias’s La Folia variations as well as two works by Borkowski and two by...

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Find The Perfect Flute On Any Budget. by Joshua Johnson...

Mar 1, 2016 by

Music, of all the art forms, is perhaps the one that speaks most directly to all people, regardless of socioeconomic status, race, religion, or personal taste. Anyone can sing a song, beat a drum, or for those of us fortunate enough to have been brought up in well-equipped school...

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A Glissando Headjoint Primer. by Melissa Keeling...

Mar 1, 2016 by

The Glissando Headjoint expands the expressivity, flexibility, and timbral possibilities of the Boehm flute. The culmination of many decades of work by Robert Dick, it has been commercially available for over a decade. Beyond playing glissandi, there are many potential benefits for your overall flute playing: increased aural awareness, greater flexibility of intonation,...

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Jane Rutter: CD Review

May 1, 2015 by

Australian Flutist Jane Rutter has released an all Vivaldi CD which includes The Four Seasons arranged for flute soloist.  The CD is beautifully packaged and released on the Universal Music / ABC Classics music labels.   This delightful CD showcases the magical artistry of Australian Flutist, Jane Rutter bringing...

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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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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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