A Flutist’s Journey Through Healing. By Sherry Finzer...

Apr 1, 2014 by

My journey as a flutist has taken me to places I never imagined. When I first started playing in elementary school, I wanted to play the flute because it was shiny, and small compared to the other instruments, which meant it would be easy to carry. I never realized...

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Teaching, Travel, and Technology: The Life of a Modern Flutist an interview with Patricia Surman. By: Brittany Primavera...

Apr 1, 2014 by

You are currently Artist Teacher of flute at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Tell me about this unique town and the university. What is your favorite thing about teaching at a small school? How do your students benefit? The semester is ending soon, are you teaching any summer...

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The Making of the Green Golly Video. By Barbara Siesel...

Apr 1, 2014 by

The orchestras and the performing arts centers all said of Green Golly – “Sounds really great, but not enough bells and whistles.  How you gonna do this for 2000 people – you’re just two little people on stage with a flute and a guitar and no sets or costumes or...

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Emi Ferguson: Evolution of a Flutist. By Fluterscooter...

Apr 1, 2014 by

Emi Ferguson’s recent TEDx talk is titled "Your Ears May Deceive You," which takes you on a journey of music from the past to the present and how we listen to it.  I had the pleasure of sitting down with Emi in New York City to talk about how...

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Interview with Alan Weiss of Haynes Flutes...

Apr 1, 2014 by

Alan Weiss is the Artist in Residence at Haynes Flute and an active recitalist and chamber musician.  A dear friend of mine, I had the pleasure of interviewing him this week. Barbara: Can you share with us some career highlights? Alan: Right after college I became the Principal Flute...

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Davide Formisano Artist Interview...

Apr 1, 2014 by

Can you give us 5 career highlights? An important highlight in my career was, when I met the flutists Aurèle Nicolet, Patrick Gallois, Jean-Claude Gérard, Sir James Galway and the pianist Philip Moll- they all are marvelous characters I'm thankful to have them in my life.  Of course the...

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Flutronix and Meeranai Shim Concert Reviews...

Apr 1, 2014 by

Flute and electronics are alive and well in New York City, as Flutronix and Meeranai Shim showed me this month!  Since I am spending more time in New York recently, I make sure to go out and support my fellow flutists whenever I can (this is something we all...

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Wendy Rolfe CD Review

Apr 1, 2014 by

I’ve been listening to Wendy Rolfe’s new CD, Images of Eve, in the mornings, and it’s a great way to start your day!!  Wendy’s playing is beautiful and joyous as are many of the works on her CD, which is a collection of short pieces by women composers spanning...

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Francesca Arnone CD Review

Apr 1, 2014 by

In this release from Francesca Arnone, flute professor at Baylor University, we are treated to several works for solo flute. Dr. Arnone has decided to focus on works that are rarely heard so that she may “shine light on this rich repertoire.” Arnone has chosen to include fifteen selections...

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Tara O’Connor: Artist Interview...

Apr 1, 2014 by

Tara Helen O'Connor / Flutist with the Chamber Music Society of  Lincoln Center Can you give us 5 career highlights? Tara O'Connor:  People often ask me what 'what was the catalyst that propelled you forward into the wonderful career I am enjoying'.  In looking for that single moment,  I...

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