Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival. by Barbara Siesel...

Aug 17, 2013 by

The Green Golly Project was honored to be invited to participate in the Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival Summer Symposium this past August 3rd. http://www.imaniwindsfestival.com/IWCMF/SYMPOSIUM.html The symposium, which took place at Mannes College of Music, featured master classes, concerts, reading sessions and exhibits by some of the top woodwind...

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The Shakuhachi: James Nyoraku Schlefer interview...

Aug 6, 2013 by

Fluterscooter: You had mentioned how the shakuhachi originated as a Zen Buddhist practice. James: Yes, traditional shakuhachi practice was created by Buddhist monks, and the earliest written reference was mid 13th century. The monks used shakuhachi as an extension of meditating (breathing meditation, in and out, and listening to...

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An Orchestral Tour of Germany: by Joshua Michael...

Aug 6, 2013 by

This spring, I traveled to Germany to discover my roots as well as have the opportunity to take lessons with flutists who play in some of the finest orchestras in the world. It would also serve as an introduction to life in Germany, for a move that would happen...

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What I Do, Why I Do It. by Jason Blank...

Aug 6, 2013 by

What I do, why I do it   Jason Blank Owner, Bernhard Hammig North America National Account Manager, Maple Leaf Strings Fluterscooter Bags Partner, The Green Golly Project Di Zhao Flutes   When the wonderful ladies at The Flute View asked me to write an article, I was very...

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Paul Fried CD review by Fluterscooter...

Aug 6, 2013 by

In Paul Fried’s latest recording, Flute and Piano Masterpieces, released on Golden Tone Records, the Los Angeles based flutist combines artistic integrity along with musical maturity in these classic flute timepieces.  While I don’t listen to much traditional flute music these days, Fried’s recording of these masterpieces was both...

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Meerenai Shim CD review by Tammy Evans Yonce...

Aug 6, 2013 by

The Art of Noise
 Meerenai Shim Daniel Felsenfeld - To Committee: A Self Parody
    I. Brooklyn Ekphrasis
     II. How One Becomes Lonely
    III. Dithyramb Janice Misurell-Mitchell – The Art of Noise Jay C. Batzner – Mercurial Matthew Joseph Payne – flight of the bleeper bird
     I. i...

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Canadian Flute Convention: by Viviana Guzman...

Aug 6, 2013 by

From start to finish the Canadian Flute Convention was both a complete success and as well as a source of great inspiration.  To think that Samantha Chang launched this epic dream and was able to seamlessly execute this tremendous undertaking is uniquely meritorious. I landed in Toronto after sleeping...

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