Emmanuel Pahud Video Interview

Dec 1, 2016 by

Emmanuel Pahud attended the Conservatoire de Paris (Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris) in France, studying with Michel Debost, Alain Marion, Pierre Artaud, and Christian Larde. Whilst studying, he won two major competitions, one in Duino 1988 and the other in Kobe in 1989. In 1988, Emmanuel also...

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Flutes Gone Viral: Interviews with Internet-Famous Flutists...

Oct 3, 2016 by

Thanks to the ease of information sharing provided by the internet, videos have the potential to "go viral," or become popular by rapid spreading from person to person. These videos tend to spike in popularity overnight and inundate your social media feeds. In the flute community, we have several of...

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The October 2016 Issue is Now Live!...

Oct 3, 2016 by

The October 2016 issue of The Flute View is now live! This month's articles include:   Artist Interview with Katherine Bryan, principal flute with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and lecturer in flute at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Spotlight article celebrating the 20th anniversary of the flute quintet Quintessenz.   Interviews with Flutists Gone...

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Video Interview: Denis Bouriakov...

Sep 1, 2016 by

Principal Flute of Los Angeles Philharmonic, Denis Bouriakov enjoys one of the fastest growing careers in the flute world. He has won prizes in many of the most important international competitions, including the Jean-Pierre Rampal, the Munich ARD, the Prague Spring, the Carl Nielsen, and the Kobe competitions. Bouriakov is...

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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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The July 2016 Issue is Now Live!...

Jul 1, 2016 by

The July 2016 issue of The Flute View is now live! This month's articles include:   Viviana Guzman discusses How to Write a Winning Press Release. Rachel Hacker talks about Why She Got A Day Job and how it can benefit professional musicians. Amanda Cook continues her Writing About Music series with thoughts about Blog...

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June 2016 PDF

Jun 8, 2016 by

Download June 2016 PDF issue of The Flute View here.  This month's articles include: Barbara Siesel's monthly entrepreneurial article: Social Impact Entrepreneurship: An Interview with Kaori Fujii Album reviews of Lindsey Goodman's debut album reach through the sky, Jef Kearns' R&B/Soul-Jazz EP The Flute, and Mimi Stillman's recordings of works by Weinberg,...

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The June 2016 Issue is Now Live!...

Jun 1, 2016 by

 The June 2016 issue of The Flute View is now live! This month's articles include: Barbara Siesel's monthly entrepreneurial article: Social Impact Entrepreneurship: An Interview with Kaori Fujii Album reviews of Lindsey Goodman's debut album reach through the sky, Jef Kearns' R&B/Soul-Jazz EP The Flute, and Mimi Stillman's recordings of works by Weinberg, Finko, and...

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The May 2016 Issue is Now Live!...

May 1, 2016 by

  The May 2016 issue of The Flute View is now live! This month's articles include:   Barbara Siesel's monthly entrepreneurial article: Can Entrepreneurship Effect Political Change?   Album reviews of Gina Luciani's self-titled debut album, Elisabet Franch's debut album, and Marianne Gedigian's American chamber music album with the Walden Chamber Players....

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Flutes by the Sea Bali & Cali Overview...

Apr 1, 2016 by

Flutes by the Sea 2016 California & Bali The ocean provides a wonderfully inspiring and relaxing backdrop for any creative spirit; we arose from the sea and it resonates within us still. I have always been attracted to the sea, and feel I am a sea creature who cannot be...

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From Body Casts to the Stages of the World by Viviana Guzman...

Mar 2, 2015 by

I was born with dislocated hips, with dysplasia, con-genital hip dislocation. I was never supposed to walk. I was the worst case in Chile, so my parents brought me to the States, to Stanford Hospital so that I could undergo better medical treatments. The coolest thing was that if...

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Interview with Adriana Ferreira after the Geneva Competition...

Dec 5, 2014 by

Adriana Ferreira 2nd Prize Winner Geneva Flute Competition 2014 interview, shares competition insights and memorization techniques....

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Viviana Guzman: CD Review

Jul 2, 2014 by

This recently-released CD by inspirational artist Viviana Guzman helps performers focus their internal dialogue in a positive, healthy way. This recording is helpful for musicians who are in the beginning stages of their development, professional performers, and everyone in between. It would be useful for those who have stage...

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Blog: Flutes by the Sea. By Viviana Guzman...

Jun 7, 2014 by

I was born on the ocean. I live on the ocean. I work on the ocean. It’s no surprise that The Flutes by the Sea Masterclass would take place near the ocean as well. The ocean provides an inspiring backdrop for music making. Creative people need the soothing, refreshing...

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8 Tips on Marketing Your CD Release. By Viviana Guzman...

Mar 1, 2014 by

You just released your new CD on CDBaby who will distribute your album to iTunes and Amazon, etc.  Don’t stop there!  Consider some of the following tips to do to get more exposure out of your CD. 1.  Get the list of all the music publications (national and international)...

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10 Travel Tips for the Internationally Touring Musician. by Viviana Guzman...

Feb 1, 2014 by

1)  First, purchase luggage that has a lifetime warranty.  It might be pricey initially, but being able to fix luggage pieces that get badly beaten during travel will prove highly effective in the long run.  Another sound investment would be purchasing locks for every luggage you travel with. 2) ...

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Viviana Guzman: Traveling Sonata CD review...

Oct 1, 2013 by

Traveling Sonata : Viviana Guzman & Jeremy Jouve (Artist), Viviana Guzman (Flutist), Jeremy Jouve (Guitarist/Composer), Format: Audio CD and Download Viviana Guzman's new CD, “Traveling Sonata” with guitarist Jeremy Jouve, is a pleasure to listen to, recorded with Grammy winning engineer Keith O. Johnson for Reference Recordings at Skywalker Sound Studios. This...

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NFA Overview

Sep 3, 2013 by

The National Flute Association Convention took place in New Orleans August 8-11, 2013 which boasted nearly 3,000 participants this year.  The program Chair was Tadeu Coelho and his assistant, Krisztina Dér.  This wonderful attendance outcome perhaps was due to the increase in number for regional flute choirs who performed. ...

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Canadian Flute Convention: by Viviana Guzman...

Aug 6, 2013 by

From start to finish the Canadian Flute Convention was both a complete success and as well as a source of great inspiration.  To think that Samantha Chang launched this epic dream and was able to seamlessly execute this tremendous undertaking is uniquely meritorious. I landed in Toronto after sleeping...

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