October 2016 PDF Download

Oct 8, 2016 by

Download a PDF the October 2016 issue.   The October 2016 issue of The Flute View is now live! This month's articles include:   Artist Interview with Katherine Bryan, principal flute with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and lecturer in flute at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Spotlight article celebrating the 20th anniversary...

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Artist Interview: Katherine Bryan...

Oct 3, 2016 by

Katherine Bryan made her concerto debut at the age of 15 with Daniel Harding and the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in London and later made her US concerto debut at the Lincoln Centre with the Julliard Orchestra. She has since performed as soloist with the BBC Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic,...

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Unforgettable moments: 20 years of Quintessenz...

Oct 3, 2016 by

The following article is a translation and reprint of an article that originally appeared in a German flute magazine. The article was translated from German to English by Catherine Myerscough.  Author Ann Katrin Zimmermann is a musicologist working for the Gewandhaus Orchestra in Leipizig.  Come and experience unforgettable moments together. This explains the...

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Flutes Gone Viral: Interviews with Internet-Famous Flutists...

Oct 3, 2016 by

Thanks to the ease of information sharing provided by the internet, videos have the potential to "go viral," or become popular by rapid spreading from person to person. These videos tend to spike in popularity overnight and inundate your social media feeds. In the flute community, we have several of...

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Entrepreneurship: You Have What it Takes by Barbara Siesel...

Oct 3, 2016 by

It’s ‘back to school’ time or for others the beginning of the 2016-17 season, a time of new beginnings for many of us. I always think during this time about what might be coming next for me, and I’m in the midst of a new launch which got me thinking...

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The Gurus of Grolloo by Rachel Hacker...

Oct 3, 2016 by

The first thing I do when I wake up in the morning, is check my phone. Yes, I know it is a terrible habit. My already-prevalent anxiety issues have intensified with age, and through the access of technology. Did that cute guy text me back? Did that colleague respond...

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Cyber-Bullying in the Flute World by Fluterscooter...

Oct 3, 2016 by

I never thought it would happen to me. I was the victim of a flute cyber-bullying attack (Yes, flute cyber-bullying is a real thing). Social media can be a great thing sometimes, but it also has the ability to turn ordinarily shy people into insensitive, unrelenting bullies. The idea is that since...

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Ned McGowan The Art of the Contrabass Flute Album Review...

Oct 3, 2016 by

Composer and flutist Ned McGowan has a new CD for contrabass flute!! It’s an amazing album of original, virtuosic works by this talented and noted composer. Many of you may have heard some of his music this August at the most recent NFA conference, so you know what I mean.  McGowan is...

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Elisabeth Möst Accento Austria Album Review...

Oct 3, 2016 by

Accento Austria (Gramola 99100) Elisabeth Möst, flute, Maroje Brčić, guitar   Flutist Elisabeth Möst and guitarist Maroje Brčić have presented a lovely collection of works that span nineteenth- and twentieth-century Austria. While the majority of the works on this album were written in the twentieth-century, two were written by composers...

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Quintessenz Incantations Album Review...

Oct 3, 2016 by

The stellar flute quintet Quintessenz has released a new album Incantations with works by some of our favorite composers: Rossini, Debussy, Mendelssohn, Doppler, Clarke, Marais, and Saint-Saens. The flutists of Quintessenz are all members of important German orchestras including the Leipzig Gewandhaus and the MDR Symphony Orchestra and are soloists in their own right. This makes...

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Mithril Duo Bottom of the Punch Bowl Album Review...

Oct 3, 2016 by

Principal Flutist of the Mobile Symphony Orchestra and Professor of Flute at the University of South Alabama Dr. Andra Bohnet is half of the Mithril Duo. Her partner on the Mithril Duo's seventh album release, Bottom of the Punch Bowl, is violinist Tom Morley.  From the liner notes: "The album is an...

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