Music As Silence

Mar 6, 2018 by

"Transcendental Meditation is a simple, natural, effortless technique practiced 20 minutes twice each day while sitting comfortably with the eyes closed.  The TM technique allows your active mind to easily settle inward, through quieter levels of thought, until you experience the most silent and peaceful level of your own...

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Music as Breath

Mar 2, 2018 by

"The sound of the flute is the breath of God" -Rumi The Flute View's Viviana Guzman and Fluterscooter discussed breathwork, trance, meditation, silent retreats, and how learning breath from various spiritual practices can be incorporated into using our breath as flutists, and how we can make better music from...

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Music As Meditation

Mar 2, 2018 by

The Gonjiam Flute Festival was intense, so lots of meditation and quiet time was required.  The Flute View's Barbara Siesel and Fluterscooter both practice transcendental meditation and found some time to sit down and chat about their practices and experiences with meditation. Fluter: Explain how you got into meditation....

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Music As Medicine

Mar 1, 2018 by

I had the opportunity to interview and chat with the fabulous Giselle Real-d’Arbelles a few (4!) years ago, and I've loved watching her transformation as both a musician and healer.  I caught up with her again, as she is releasing her debut album of original medicine songs.  --Fluterscooter  ...

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Music As Movement

Mar 1, 2018 by

Karen Moratz is a symphony player, university professor, and yogi.  There has always been a strong correlation between music and movement, and especially with yoga.  From breathing to postures, moving both air and body helps flute playing and how one approaches music.  Read about Karen's journey below.    ...

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It’s In the Stars. By Rachel Taylor Geier...

Mar 1, 2018 by

I began reading tarot cards when I was in college, just for a bit of fun (if I remember correctly, one of the characters from Buffy the Vampire Slayer read tarot cards - I was inspired!). The more I learned about the different types of spreads and upright vs....

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Dr. G’s March Flute Horoscopes...

Mar 1, 2018 by

Welcome to March! The winter is quickly coming to a close and the promise of Spring hangs in the air. The Zodiac this month is mimicking the endings and beginnings of the seasons with two full moons book-ending the month (as it did back in January). Thrown into this...

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