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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The Flute View High School Competition Winners!...

May 22, 2016 by

The Jury has adjourned, the results are in and we have The Winners! DRUM ROLL, please... Lady Jeanne Galway, Amy Porter and Alice K. Dade announce the following as the Winners of The Flute View 2016 High School Competition: The Gemeinhart 1st Prize Winner:  Hanbin Koo The Flute Center...

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High School Soloist Competition Entries...

May 3, 2016 by

We are happy to share the entries from our inaugural High School Soloist Competition! Below, you will find the submissions in the order they were received. The first prize winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize sponsored by Gemeinhardt, the second prize winner will receive a $500 cash prize sponsored...

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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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High School Soloist Competition!...

Apr 22, 2016 by

The Flute View Competition is open to High School students who are under the age of 18 (ages 13-18) by June 1, 2016.  Each applicant must be a current subscriber to The Flute View Magazine. Repertoire: 1) Otar Taktakishvili Sonata for flute and piano, Movement III. Allegro Scherzando 2)...

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