HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

Dec 2, 2013 by

The holiday season is upon us!  And that means we're all playing Christmas music and buying gifts.   We've compiled a list of some of our ideas and new releases, so check them out, and if you like anything, buy something for yourself or for your favorite flutists.  Tis the...

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Flute Fashion. By Mimi Stillman...

Dec 2, 2013 by

Some of the greatest music for flute is in works that were performed by the Ballets Russes, the ballet company run by Sergei Diaghilev in Paris from 1909-1929. Stravinsky’s Firebird and Petrushka, Debussy’s Prélude à l’apres-midi d’un faune, and Ravel’s Daphnis and Chloé include some of our most important...

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When Less is More. By Jennifer Borkowski...

Dec 2, 2013 by

When I first began studying music with extended techniques, what struck me was their sheer physicality. It seemed even more senseless than usual to use the same amount of repetition that I was using when practicing traditional repertoire. It simply wasn’t possible, yet I was able to learn the...

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Mario Caroli: Artist Interview

Dec 2, 2013 by

Can you give us 5 career highlights? I think that my first highlight was in 1996, when I won the Kranichsteiner Musikpreis in Darmstadt, a very coveted prize for the interpreters of contemporary music. At that time, I was totally interested in discovering new ways of expression and making...

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Nika Rejto: Artist Interview

Dec 1, 2013 by

Can you give us 5 career highlights? 1.  I was on the Dinah Shore Show as a youngster 2.  Soloing with Hubert Laws  . 3.  Performing with my father’s violinist from Alma Trio, Andor Toth. 4.  Winning Fan’s pick, Best Jazz Flutist, NYC 2013 5.  Playing with Red Holloway...

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Green Golly book review

Dec 1, 2013 by

Barbara Siesel and Keith Torgan, creators of the Green Golly Project, have outdone themselves with their victorious new book, Green Golly & Her Golden Flute.  From the moment the first page turns, one is whisked into a bewitching fairy tale – an enthralling story where the creators are also...

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Sarpay Ozcagatay CD review

Dec 1, 2013 by

“unexpectable":  Sarpay Ozcagatay. I love reviewing new flute albums; it gives me a chance to hear what so many talented flutists are doing these days.  I just listened to Sarpay Ozcagatay’s new album “unexpectable." Sarpay is a 2012 graduate of Berklee College of Music, where he won the 2011...

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In Sterio CD Review

Dec 1, 2013 by

Awake: Performed by In Sterio. This sophomore album from In Sterio, the pop-fusion flute duo, is quite a feast for the ears as well as the eyes. Collaborating with visual artist Jerry Peel, they have created a CD/DVD that combines animated art with musical tracks written by Erica Peel...

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Elizabeth Brightbill CD Review

Dec 1, 2013 by

The Frost Is All Over:  Elizabeth Brightbill and Terra Voce. It’s holiday time and the season for holiday music.  Personally, I love holiday music, although I often wish I could hear some new and unique holiday and celebratory music. Terra Voce (Elizabeth Brightbill, flute and Andrew Gabbert, cello) 's...

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