Galway Flute Festival: The Students...

Aug 1, 2017 by

  The students of the Galway Flute Festival were not only fantastic flutists, but also great personalities! We asked them about the festival, working with Sir James Galway, their goals, inspirations, and advice they would offer to younger students.      Katy Wherry 2017 Rising Star  Amy Gillen 2017 Rising...

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Galway Flute Festival: Reflections (Viviana Guzman)...

Aug 1, 2017 by

From the moment I landed, I felt that there was something extraordinary about this festival.  The magic starts when you first set your eyes on Lake Lucerne.  Breathing the air, smelling the country fragrances, eating the marvelous salads at Stella Matutina,  are just the introduction, then it becomes even...

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July 2017 PDF Download

Jul 2, 2017 by

Download the PDF of The Flute View July 2017. Interviews with Lady Jeanne Galway and Dallas Flute Teacher Extraordinaire, Monica Song. Kaori Fuji Cecil shares what is new with Music Beyond. Dr. Cate Hummel shares tips on Blowing the flute! Dr. Nicole Riner shares a Commissioning Guide. Fluterscooter shares...

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Tips for Smarter Social Media Commenting. By Rachel Hacker...

Jul 1, 2017 by

The Flute View has written about social media use on many occasions. Each of us who write for the magazine have benefited from interacting with a daily network of flutists and musicians from all over the world.  Blunders with people from the digital world are likely, if not inevitable....

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In Memoriam: Tribute to Phil Dikeman...

Jun 1, 2017 by

Philip Dikeman, Associate Professor of Flute, was a member of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for almost 20 years. During his tenure with the DSO, he held the position of Assistant Principal Flute, as well as Acting Principal Flute for his final two seasons. He also appeared as concerto soloist...

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Emily Skala: Artist Interview

Jun 1, 2017 by

Emily Skala has been the Principal Flutist of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra since 1988 and a faculty member of the Peabody Institute since 1989. Recent years have provided substantial opportunity for international travel to Brazil, the United Kingdom, France and Germany, to perform on tour and at music festivals...

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Texas Flute Festival Overview

Jun 1, 2017 by

The 40th Annual Texas Flute Society Flute Festival was held on May 18 to 20, 2017, in the charming town of Denton, Texas at the Texas Women's University.  This festival, which has in the past presented such flute stars as Paula Robison, Carol Wincenc, Greg Pattillo, Christina Jennings, Gary...

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Winners of The Flute View Young Artists Competition...

May 18, 2017 by

THE JUDGES:   Francesca Arnone   Jasmine Choi   Tara Helen O'Connor       CONTRATULATIONS TO ALL! Tara wrote:   After a lovely discussion via conference call from Korea-NY- Florida, the final results are....   THE WINNERS:   FIRST PLACE - AUDREY EMATA Altus Handmade Flutes 1st Prize $1,000...

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The Flute’s Mainstream Moment. By Mara Miller and Justine Stephens...

May 1, 2017 by

As one of the oldest wind instruments, the flute is a staple in Eastern music, classical music, and jazz due in no small part to its versatility in tone and character. Even the presence of flute in modern popular music has become prevalent and widespread across genres. Typically hidden...

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Remembering Dave Valentin

Apr 1, 2017 by

Dave Valentin was a pioneer of the jazz flute and passed away on March 8, 2017, but his musical legacy in both the jazz world and the flute world will live on.  We collected memories and stories from flutists who were influenced and inspired by Dave and his music....

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The Flute View Young Artist Competition 2017...

Apr 1, 2017 by

  The Flute View Young Artist Competition is open to young flutists who are under the age of 22 (ages 15-22) by June 1, 2017.   Each applicant must be a current subscriber to The Flute View Magazine.         Prizes: Altus Handmade Flutes 1st Prize $1,000  ...

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Interview with Brian Feliciano

Mar 1, 2017 by

Brian Feliciano started playing the flute when he was 9 years old  Today, this 14 year old is the winner of the Music Hero TV Show Competition in the Philippines.  Viviana Guzman interviews him and finds out the benefit of exposure on...

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Flutists of NAMM

Feb 1, 2017 by

The NAMM Show is one of the largest musical instrument trade shows, which takes place in Anaheim every January.  This was my 5th show and my first one as an exhibitor for Fluterscooter bags!   My favorite part of the show is catching up with old flute friends and meeting...

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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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The November 2016 PICCOLO POWER Issue is Now Live!...

Nov 1, 2016 by

The November 2016 PICCOLO POWER issue of The Flute View is now live!   This month's articles include:   PICCOLO POWER Interviews with professional piccoloists Jennifer Gunn, Kate Prestia-Schaub, Nicola Mazzanti, Zart Dombourian-Eby, Peter Verhoyen, Nan Raphael, Erica Peel, and Nicole Esposito. Piccolo Pedagogy articles focusing on learning the piccolo from Nan Raphael and...

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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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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 August 2016 Issue is Now Live!...

Aug 1, 2016 by

The August 2016 issue of The Flute View is now live! This month's articles include:   Interviews with Daniel Dorff, Adrianne Greenbaum, finalists from the NFA Arts Venture Competition, and our High School Soloist Competition second prize winner Arin Sarkissian.   NFA Previews of things we are looking forward to including:...

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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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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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