Interview with Emily Beynon, Geneva Competition 2014...

Dec 2, 2014 by

Viviana Guzman speaks with Emily Beynon, Chairman of the Jury for the Geneva Flute Competition 2014...

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Interview with Geneva Competition Finalist, Yubeen Kim...

Dec 2, 2014 by

1. How does it feel to be in the Finals of the Geneva Competition? First, I'm so honered to be in the Final of this competition.And I'm so happy to play the music in the Finals of this great competition.2. What have you learned from being a part of...

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Art of Beatboxing: Sheet Music Review...

Dec 2, 2014 by

Art of Beatboxing by Brandy Hudelson is a comprehensive manual for designed for the beginning beatboxer. The manual includes a brief history of beatboxing and vocal percussion. Each specific technique is described and notated which can be easily followed and understood. There is an improvisation guide which includes three...

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4 DIY Holiday Marketing Tips for Flutists. By Amanda Taylor...

Dec 2, 2014 by

Promoting music skills during the holiday season might seem like overkill since many musicians have multiple gigs within one week. Unfortunately, once the gig ends and you cash your paycheck, your holiday work is done. This year, why not try some do-it-yourself (DIY) marketing in December for a year...

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10,000 Artists This Holiday Season. By Bev Bizup...

Dec 2, 2014 by

Just west of Center City Philadelphia is the first Fair Trade Town in America, Media, PA.  This town’s energy for supporting artists and craft persons is palpable all year long, but during the holiday season it swells to such a level of energy, one can’t help but stroll the...

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Who’s Afraid of the Kingma System Flute? By Rachel Hacker...

Dec 2, 2014 by

The happiest nine days of my life were when I borrowed a Kingma System Flute. Perhaps that’s an exaggeration, but there is no greater feeling than finding that “Perfect Flute.” Some of you may be reading this and asking “what on earth is a Kingma System flute?” The Kingma...

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Chris Potter: Artist Interview

Dec 2, 2014 by

Can you give us 5 career highlights? Playing asst. principal and then principal flute in an orchestra in Mexico in 1977. The release of my CD Flute Menagerie in 2000. Being named chair of the new NFA Low Flutes Committee in 2009. Performing at the British Flute Society Conventions in 2010...

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Suzanne Teng: CD Review

Dec 2, 2014 by

I recently heard Suzanne Teng in concert, and the title of her CD, “Mystic Journey,” perfectly describes Ms. Teng’s original music, which transports the listener to exotic and mysterious countries throughout the world.   From Chinese dizi flutes, Native American flute, lots of world flutes, whistles, and Western flutes, the...

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Flute in the City: Welcome to New York. By Rachel Hacker...

Dec 2, 2014 by

Just a couple days before the month changed to November, Taylor Swift released an album. As an avid fan of extraordinarily junky pop music, I zealously purchased it. Among the sea of four chord progressions and lyrics about failed relationships, one song obviously stood out to me: Welcome To...

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