April 2016 Issue PDF

Apr 22, 2016 by

April 2016 is up!  Download PDF here. Cover Girl:  Carol Wincenc Photo:  Christian Steiner Articles featuring about Carol Wincenc, Rachel Hacker, Barbara Siesel, Viviana Guzman, Amanda Cook, Fluterscooter, Lindsay Bryden, Stephen Clark, Jennifer Borkowski, Rebecca Kleinmann, Eva Kingma, Hermeto Pascoal, Flutes by the Sea Masterclass....

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Carol Wincenc Interview

Apr 1, 2016 by

This month's cover girl, International Soloist and Flute Professor at the Juilliard School, Carol Wincenc has a busy schedule this year. We interviewed her and here are just some of the latest things she has coming up.   Carol Wincenc Solo Recital in New York City When:  April 27, 2016...

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Amanda Cook Interview

Apr 1, 2016 by

CONGRATULATIONS to Amanda Cook, our new co-chair 4th member of The Flute View Team!  We recently interviewed her so that we all could get to know her better.     Why did you choose the flute as your instrument? My choice to play the flute was a combination of...

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Rachel Hacker Interview

Apr 1, 2016 by

CONGRATULATIONS to Rachel Hacker, our new co-chair 4th member of The Flute View Team!  We recently interviewed her so that we all could get to know her better.     Why did you choose the flute as your instrument? I chose the flute initially because my mother was a...

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Who is Afraid of the Kingma System Flute?...

Apr 1, 2016 by

Our newly appointed 4th Member of  The Flute View Team, Deputy Features Editor, Rachel Hacker, recently did a series of video interviews series entitled, "Who is Afraid of the Kingma System Flute?" where she interviewed Robert Dick, Carla Rees and Eva Kingma.  Check them out!        ...

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Stephen Clark CD Review

Apr 1, 2016 by

Stephen Clark, flute Los Angeles Screen Orchestra and Chorus Album Title: SoundTracked Album Label:  Voyage Records BMPCD214 Pirates of the Caribbean (He’s A Pirate) – Hans Zimmer Lord of the Rings (In Dreams) – Howard Shore
The Bourne Identity (Main Theme) – John Powell Ladies in Lavender (Main Theme) –...

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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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Music of Hermeto Pascoal by Rebecca Kleinmann...

Apr 1, 2016 by

The Adventure and Expressions of Brazil’s Music of Hermeto Pascoal by Rebecca Kleinmann Picture a man who looks like a wizard with long white hair, a huge frizzy white beard and pale skin, writing music symbols directly on a wall with a marker, his nose practically touching the wall...

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Erik Ochsner Interview

Apr 1, 2016 by

We caught up with flutist turned conductor, Erik Ochsner.  Here is his story.   B: Tell us about your early education on flute-- How did you get into flute?   E: I grew up in rural Indiana, and had to drive 45 minutes each way to get to a...

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Jennifer Borkowski CD Review

Apr 1, 2016 by

Composed by Jennifer Borkowski Jennifer Borkowski’s new CD “Composed” for solo flute and flute and electronics is a multi-pieced meditation on nature, peace, and the ocean.  The album includes standards such as Syrinx and Marin Marias’s La Folia variations as well as two works by Borkowski and two by...

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PLAY as Antidote to Challenges

Apr 1, 2016 by

“Play” as an antidote to challenges, by Barbara Siesel What does the word “Play” mean?  Here are a few definitions from the American Heritage Dictionary:  To occupy oneself in amusement, to take part in a game, to perform on a musical instrument, to act or perform in a dramatic...

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21st Century Connections

Apr 1, 2016 by

21st Century Connections by Lindsay Bryden The 21st century has seen many exciting developments in its short 15 years. The new generation of flutists has grown up with extended techniques, modern music is at a pivotal time between experimental and contemporary classical, and conservatories are filled to the brim with...

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