Interview with Brian Feliciano

Mar 5, 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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Cobus du Toit Flute Studio Interviews...

Mar 1, 2017 by

  As part of our ongoing series of interviews with college flute studios across the United States, we interviewed Cobus du Toit, Assistant Professor of Flute at University of Massachusetts Amherst, and his students:  Isabelle Garland, Emily Kaplan, Alex Martin, Andrew Burden, Gloria Chiang, Katie Fejes, and Zachary Robarge We asked...

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Marina Piccinini Artist Profile...

Mar 1, 2017 by

  A daring artist with diverse musical interests, flutist Marina Piccinini is in demand worldwide as a soloist, chamber musician and recording artist. Internationally acclaimed for her interpretive skills, rich, expansive colors, technical command and elegant, compelling stage presence, Ms. Piccinini has been hailed by Gramophone as “the Heifetz...

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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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Flute Ensembles!

Feb 1, 2017 by

This month, we are featuring flute ensembles!  Flute ensembles and flute choirs are popular with adult professionals and amateurs alike, and we decided to feature some of our favorites.   Featuring:  Ayre Flutes, Silver Lining Flutes, and the Emissary Quartet.       Ayre Flutes   How long have...

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Interview with Trevor Wye

Feb 1, 2017 by

Trevor Wye studied the flute privately both with Geoffrey Gilbert and the celebrated Marcel Moyse. He was a freelance orchestral and chamber music player on the London scene for many years and has made several solo recordings, notably on his specialist instrument, the flute d'amour, which he reintroduced in...

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Skidmore College Flute Studio Interviews...

Feb 1, 2017 by

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with college flute studios across the United States, we interviewed Jan Vinci, Senior Artist in Residence at Skidmore College, and her students:    Michelle Kurz Kelsea Schimmel   We asked them about their passions, goals, inspirations, and advice they would offer to...

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University of Missouri Flute Studio Interviews...

Jan 2, 2017 by

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with college flute studios across the United States, we interviewed Alice K. Dade, Assistant Professor of Flute at University of Missouri, and her students:   Ryan Koesterer, Breanna McCaughey, Kelariz Keshavarz, Gina Finazzo, and Karen Sanders.   We asked them about their passions, goals,...

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Penn State University Flute Studio Interviews...

Jan 2, 2017 by

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with college flute studios across the United States, we interviewed Naomi Seidman, Assistant Professor of Flute at Penn State University, and her students:   Amelia Amaya, Brooke Venturella, Faith Galbraith, Jessalyn Peterson, Jessica Sensenig, Jessica Smith, Jordana Schaeffer, Kathleen Holman, Kate...

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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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Sound Healing: Wouter Kellerman Interview...

Dec 1, 2016 by

Wouter Kellerman is a Grammy Award-winning South African flautist, producer and composer. Using his classical training as a foundation, Kellerman has focused his attention on World and Roots music, exploring the versatility of the instrument and fusing classical and contemporary sounds. A true crossover artist, Kellerman thrives on experimenting with the...

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Sound Healing: Suzanne Teng Interview...

Dec 1, 2016 by

Suzanne Teng, M. Mus. is a flutist, recording artist, composer, and teacher originally from Berkeley, California.  She received her master’s degree in music from Boston University’s School for the Arts and after traveling adventures across the globe, furthered her graduate studies at UCLA’s Department of Ethnomusicology where she completed...

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Sound Healing: Bodhi Setchko Interview...

Dec 1, 2016 by

Bodhi Setchko is a multi-talented shamanic flute healer, songwriter, composer, recording artist,producer, teacher & professional band leader. He has been performing and providing music for special events, weddings, workshops and church services for over 25 years, has produced 9 albums of original music and is the founder of 2...

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Sound Healing: Sherry Finzer Interview...

Dec 1, 2016 by

Sherry Finzer is an international award-winning American flutist, composer, performer, and recording artist for Heart Dance Records. She is known for her variety of musical styles, and performs as a Pearl Flute and Guo Flute Performing Artist. Musically, Finzer has evolved from a classical, competitive flutist to recording acclaimed new...

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UNC Greensboro Flute Studio Interviews...

Dec 1, 2016 by

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with college flute studios across the United States, we interviewed Erika Boysen, Assistant Professor of Flute at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her students:   Sharneisha Joyner, Stephany Saunders, Noah Cline, Abby Simoneau, Mandy Mitchell, Krisztina Der, Hyunsu...

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Royal Northern College of Music Flute Studio Interviews...

Dec 1, 2016 by

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with college flute studios across the United States and abroad, we interviewed Associate Tutor of Flute at the Royal Northern College of Music Noemi Gyori and her students:   Ruby Howells, Felix Blake, Imogen Royce, and Serin Jung   We asked them...

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PICCOLO POWER! Interviews with Professional Piccoloists...

Nov 1, 2016 by

For our PICCOLO POWER November 2016 issue, we interview professional piccoloists from all over the world to learn why they chose the piccolo, what they like best about the instrument and the repertoire, and more about their personal and professional lives.  Keep reading to learn more about Jennifer Gunn,...

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Texas A&M University-Commerce Flute Studio Interviews...

Nov 1, 2016 by

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with college flute studios across the United States, we interviewed  Assistant Professor of Flute at Texas A&M University-Commerce Dr. Julee Kim Walker and her students:   Andrew Camp, Emily Paxton, Amy Crone, Sydney Hathcock, Daria Smetana, and Taylor Hennig.   We asked them...

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University of Texas at Austin Flute Studio Interviews...

Nov 1, 2016 by

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with college flute studios across the United States, we interviewed the students of University of Texas at Austin Professor of Flute Marianne Gedigian: Ryan Foley, Karen Baumgartner, Zoe Cagan, Meghen Bennett, JooYun Chung, You Hyun Cho, Tamara Drury, Cameron Massey, Courtney Regester,...

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University of Wyoming Flute Studio Interviews...

Nov 1, 2016 by

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with college flute studios across the United States, we interviewed Visiting Assistant Professor of Flute at University of Wyoming Dr. Nicole Riner and her students: Blair Mothersbaugh, Emily Davies, Emily Nazario, Kaycee Stevenson, Pyero Talone, Rachel Haass, Rafael Ribiero, Shantell Hillius,...

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