Inspiration, Innovation, and the “Flutebox®?”...

Sep 16, 2015 by

Whenever I teach or lecture, I feel that I always learn more about myself, whether it be musically or, in this case, entrepreneurially.  Part of the reason I love speaking to college students about myself and the brands I've created is not only to inspire them, but also to...

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The Flute View is seeking a 4th member!...

Sep 8, 2015 by

The Flute View is looking for a 4th member! We are ideally looking for a flutist to represent the Millenial generation. Must have social media savviness, great writing and editorial skills, and basic knowledge of new web and tech platforms. This is a paid position. Please submit the following,...

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Flute in the City. By Rachel Hacker...

Sep 1, 2015 by

Late August in New York brought about the first taste of fall. I could feel mild breezes on my shoulder, breathing, as if it were summer’s death rattles. In summer, the air becomes stagnant, with the smell of something rotting, and one’s neck stays perpetually wet with condensation. I...

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5 Steps to Becoming an Entrepreneur. By Viviana Guzman...

Sep 1, 2015 by

Following are some key points to think about when embarking on your Road to Entrepreneurship.  They are the steps that I took when I first graduated out of The Juilliard School. I knew from the beginning that working for myself and being my own boss was going to be...

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The Sweetest Path: Delandria Mills. By Belinda Brouette...

Sep 1, 2015 by

Thank you for taking the time, Delandria! It appears that you are a very varied musician. I guess one would say so with my classical and jazz background, I toured with a few gospel artists for 4 to 6 years. it was an excellent experience!   And your new...

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NFA Wrap Up.

Sep 1, 2015 by

Another great NFA has concluded! I had a wonderful time seeing friends and hearing some great concerts. This year I didn’t do as much as I usually do for two reasons, one – I’m recovering from a concussion and have less energy than usual and two—I was helping to...

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Rediscovering the French Flute of the True Golden Age. By Michael Lynn...

Sep 1, 2015 by

On October 31st, 2015 we will be presenting a special project at Oberlin Conservatory of Music, entitled, A 19th-Century French Flute Extravaganza. This is a joint project of the Flute Studio (Alexa Still), Historical Performance (Michael Lynn – Historical Flutes), Music History (Tom Moore, FIU) , the Conservatory Library, and...

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Entrepreneur Stories. By Barbara Siesel...

Sep 1, 2015 by

For this month’s article, I thought I’d start with my own story, the story of The Green Golly Project, and why I decided to become an entrepreneur in the way that I have. One of my main focuses for the past 25 years has been on building new audiences...

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The Lyric Flutist: Sheet Music Review...

Sep 1, 2015 by

Wingert Jones Publications has just released this new collection of arrangements by composer Todd Harris. They are artful “Re-imaginations” of eight iconic pieces from the classical repertory. For example Harris has named his version of “The Swan” by Camille Saint-Saens “Swans Swimming” with a subtitle “Pas de Deux”-other composers...

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Amy Porter, Bach Cello Suites: CD Review...

Sep 1, 2015 by

Amy Porter, Professor of Flute at the University of Michigan, recorded a CD “In Translation”, where she performs the Bach Cello Suites which she transcribed for Flute Solo.  Ms. Porter did a magnificent job in both the transcription and the performance of the Cello Suites.  Suite 1 in G...

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Trios for Piano, Flute, and Cello by Eyan Ein-Habar: CD Review...

Sep 1, 2015 by

I started learning the flute when I was eight years old, and at ten I added the violin. I was even a violin major at National Music Camp, Interlochen when I was eleven.   Eventually, I settled on the flute (actually it was no contest at the time), but sometime...

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Fluting Stars by Ana and Blaz Puchihar: Book Review...

Sep 1, 2015 by

This is a Method Book for Young Flute Beginners, it includes so much! It gently nurtures the young student with beautiful drawings by Polona Lovsin and photographs by Tina Pucihar Balant. Starting from the beginning, the book includes charmingly illustrated diagrams, photos and drawings of the flute, how to...

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