Robert Langevin: Artist Interview/Concert Review...

Jun 5, 2018 by

With the start of the 2000–01 season, Robert Langevin joined the New York Philharmonic as Principal Flute, in The Lila Acheson Wallace Chair. In May 2001, he made his solo debut with the Orchestra in the North American premiere of Siegfried Matthus’s Concerto for Flute and Harp with Philharmonic...

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Dr. G’s June Flute Horoscopes...

Jun 5, 2018 by

The big news this month is that Mars will be going retrograde at the end of June until the end of August (aka. the Summer of Mars Retrograde). Whenever Mars goes retrograde, your energy for basically everything is zapped, often leading to frustration and angry, Aries-like temper tantrums. Knowing...

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The Caffeinated Flutist. by Mary Hales...

Jun 5, 2018 by

The Caffeinated Flutist, Vol. 1: Wish Me Luck!/Maintaining a Professional Presence on Social Media Wish me luck!  This is my first article contributing to The Flute View, and I’m so excited to see where this journey takes me.  I run a WordPress blog called Flute Fridays, but I’ve never...

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The Importance of Performing Arts Health in Music Education. by Francesca Leo...

Jun 5, 2018 by

Results from a 2009 study conducted by Ackermann, Kenny and Fortune revealed that 95% of highly skilled flute students suffered performance-related musculoskeletal disorders[1].  When I was sixteen years old, I was diagnosed with my first performance-related injury.  After experiencing severe pain when I played my flute, I scheduled a...

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3 Days of Flute in NYC. by Barbara Siesel...

Jun 5, 2018 by

As a lifelong New Yorker I tend to take all the amazing cultural offerings here for granted, you know, feeling that I can always attend a concert, go to the museum, find something interesting… so I often don’t go! Several weekends ago I found myself free, in town and...

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Jamie Baum: Album Review

Jun 5, 2018 by

Bridges- Jamie Baum Septet+   Jazz flutist, composer and leader Jamie Baum has released her new CD Bridges.  Bridges became the focus of her 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship application (and subsequent award) while Jamie was researching the connections between Jewish music (her earliest influences) and Arabic, Middle Eastern and South...

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Alice K. Dade: Album Review

Jun 5, 2018 by

Alice K. Dade is the Assistant Professor of Flute at the University of Missouri, and is on the Artist Faculty of Flutes by the Sea, MOZAIC Festival and the PRIZM International Chamber Festival.   Living Music / Alice K. Dade This is Alice K. Dade's first solo album, and...

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Amy Porter: Album Review

Jun 5, 2018 by

Michael Daugherty / Trail of Tears featuring Amy Porter (NAXOS) This ambitious album featuring the works of Michael Daugherty with flutist, Amy Porter, percussionist, Dame Evelyn Glennie and tuba player, Carol Jantsch, with the Albany Symphony and conducted by David Alan Miller, is said to be meant to explore...

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The Virtuosic Flutist: Book Review...

Jun 5, 2018 by

The Virtuosic Flutist is a new collection of studies keyed to the mechanics of playing the flute and the nuances of improving one's playing.  The exercises are intended to be a manual for any aspiring flutist looking to hone his or her techniques, or to consider adopting techniques through...

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