Yoga for Flutists: by Fluterscooter...

Sep 3, 2013 by

Recently I had the opportunity to meet and work with New York City based flutist turned yogi, Nicole Newman, founder of Yoga for the Arts (http://yogaforthearts.com/).   Injury prevention and health & wellness have been something I have been interested in lately due to my own personal injury issues...

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Leone Buyse: Artist Interview

Sep 3, 2013 by

Viviana: Can you give us 5 career highlights? Leone: It's always challenging to choose a "Top Ten" or "Top Five"--in any category--but a chronological list of my most memorable career experiences to date would definitely include these moments: 1. In August of 1979 eight San Francisco Symphony musicians were...

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Mimi Stillman: Artist Interview...

Sep 3, 2013 by

Viviana: What inspired you to commence the Syrinx Journey? Do you have something special planned for Day 365? What are your plans going forward? What have you learned from this experience? Mimi: I have always loved Debussy's music, and of course as a flutist relished his magnificent works for...

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Music for All: Teaching Music to Students with Special Needs. by Kristen Turner...

Sep 3, 2013 by

With the new school year quickly approaching, it is easy to be busy with the “to do” lists; buying supplies, ordering music, setting up studio procedures and lesson schedules but what about the students that we do all of this for. They all come to our studios and classes...

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CD Review of Timeless by Kate Prestia-Schaub...

Sep 3, 2013 by

Timeless Kate Prestia-Schaub, Piccolo Martin Kennedy, piano The premise of Timeless for Piccolo and Piano featuring Kate Prestia-Schaub and Martin Kennedy is to offer the listener a broad spectrum of new music written for piccolo. The album opens with “Air”,  a haunting melody by Barry McKimon beautifully played by...

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Journey Into the World of Brazilian Music: by Jane Lenoir...

Sep 3, 2013 by

On Sunday October 13th at the Freight and Salvage the First Annual Berkeley Festival of Choro will take place in downtown Berkeley, offering a concert, workshops and a lecture on the history of Brazilian Choro, Past, Present and Future. This event is the culmination of 7 years of study,...

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NFA Overview

Sep 3, 2013 by

The National Flute Association Convention took place in New Orleans August 8-11, 2013 which boasted nearly 3,000 participants this year.  The program Chair was Tadeu Coelho and his assistant, Krisztina Dér.  This wonderful attendance outcome perhaps was due to the increase in number for regional flute choirs who performed. ...

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