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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Interview with Ian Anderson and Fluterscooter...

Nov 4, 2014 by

Ian Anderson video interview with...

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Performing Yoga Throughout Your Recital. By Jonathan Huffman...

Nov 4, 2014 by

"Don't shun your performance anxiety ---harness it and become its best friend. After years of struggling with anxiety myself, yoga has helped me understand that sometimes you need to be uncomfortable as an artist."– Amanda Taylor, yoga instructor “Yoga is an effective strategy for managing performance nerves, especially when...

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The Flutist’s Introduction to Digital Marketing: 5 Steps to Success. By Amanda Taylor...

Nov 4, 2014 by

Two years ago I spent hours creating a website, joining social media sites, and creating invitations to recitals. To my dismay, none of these efforts got traction. My website had around ten visits a week and my Facebook events didn’t convince people to come to my recitals. During the...

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Mark Sparks: Artist Interview

Nov 4, 2014 by

Can you give us 5 career highlights? 1. Performing on my first flute recital with my Dad accompanying. I was 8. 2. Being appointed Principal flute in Youth Orchestra. I was 15. 3. Being appointed Principal flute of the St. Louis Symphony. I was 40. 4. Seeing the smile...

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Marina Piccinini: Artist Interview...

Nov 4, 2014 by

Can you give us 5 career highlights? I am the kind of person who basically thinks every performance is some sort of career highlight, so i think some of the ones that stand out are really more about personal elements, such as : 1. Just about any performance with...

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Windward Flutes (Forbes and Yola Christie): Interview...

Nov 4, 2014 by

Can you give 5 career highlights? 1. For Forbes, becoming a master craftsman at Brannen Brothers Flutemakers was a turning point in his career. 2. Heading up the body department at V. Q. Powell flutes was a challenge which included training craftsmen, bringing out the 75th anniversary edition flute, introducing a...

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NYU Faculty Concert Review. By Fluterscooter...

Nov 4, 2014 by

"Flute music is alive and well in New York City," Brad Garner said before an almost full audience at the Frederick Loewe Theatre on October 21st.  The stellar lineup of artists on one concert was one that you would normally see at a National Flute Association Gala Concert, so to have...

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Erich Graf: CD Review

Nov 4, 2014 by

Erich Graf has a new CD called Flute By Keyboard, flute works composed by great keyboardists. His premise, as he tells us in his Project Raison D’Etre is that although the late nineteenth century is characterized as “the Golden Age of the flute,” many of the compositions relegated the accompanist...

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Flute in the City: Part 3. By Rachel Hacker...

Nov 4, 2014 by

New York life has fit my personality quite well, and I’m relieved to have come to this realization. The crowds, the waiting, the impersonal interactions, and tiny living spaces are things that could make certain personalities miserable. I find myself feeling more like a resident, and less of a...

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Gloria Jee Eun Park. Concert Review...

Nov 2, 2014 by

Gloria Jee Eun Park, Principal Flutist of the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, played a brilliant recital on October 5, 2014 in Seoul, Korea with Pianist Ian Yungwook Yoo.  Park’s melodic lyricism combined with Yoo’s brilliant technical command of his instrument made for a most enjoyable evening of melodic romantic compositions....

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