The Flute Fingering Chart Guide by Music Stand: Review...

May 1, 2017 by

This is a basic site, best viewed on a smartphone (there is also an app), that shows fingering position for each note.  There is a sliding tool graphic that illustrates each position by blackening the appropriate keys, and allows you to see the differences between various notes as to...

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A Glissando Headjoint Primer. by Melissa Keeling...

Mar 1, 2016 by

The Glissando Headjoint expands the expressivity, flexibility, and timbral possibilities of the Boehm flute. The culmination of many decades of work by Robert Dick, it has been commercially available for over a decade. Beyond playing glissandi, there are many potential benefits for your overall flute playing: increased aural awareness, greater flexibility of intonation,...

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The LeFreque. By Shivhan Dohse...

Feb 1, 2016 by

LefreQue has recently become a familiar term not only for flutists, but for musicians across the board. This new and exciting development for wind instruments, invented by Dutch flutist and saxophonist Hans Kuijt, has redefined the possibilities our instruments are capable of producing. The term lefreQue may now be...

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What is Flute Crate? by Fluterscooter...

Feb 1, 2016 by

How many of you have heard of or subscribe to a monthly subscription box such as Birchbox, Barkbox, or Kawaiibox?  I'm guessing a large percentage of you!  So, being the flutrepreneur I am, I was searching for a new business idea since my Fluterscooter bag workload has gotten much easier due to...

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Holiday Gift Guide for Flutists...

Dec 3, 2015 by

Download PDF:  The Flute View's Holiday Gift Guide Check out this fun Holiday Gift Guide especially designed for the Flutist in your family from $8 an...

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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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The Glissando Headjoint. By Tammy Evans Yonce...

Jul 1, 2015 by

Robert Dick’s Glissando Headjoint is a fascinating piece of equipment that I have enjoyed using over the past few years. My goals since purchasing it have been to become comfortable using it and to work with composers to develop repertoire for it. The Glissando Headjoint is a logical extension...

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10,000 Artists This Holiday Season. By Bev Bizup...

Dec 2, 2014 by

Just west of Center City Philadelphia is the first Fair Trade Town in America, Media, PA.  This town’s energy for supporting artists and craft persons is palpable all year long, but during the holiday season it swells to such a level of energy, one can’t help but stroll the...

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Who’s Afraid of the Kingma System Flute? By Rachel Hacker...

Dec 2, 2014 by

The happiest nine days of my life were when I borrowed a Kingma System Flute. Perhaps that’s an exaggeration, but there is no greater feeling than finding that “Perfect Flute.” Some of you may be reading this and asking “what on earth is a Kingma System flute?” The Kingma...

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Creating an Etsy Shop. By Sherrie Hoyer...

Aug 1, 2014 by

I started making accessories for flute and other instruments because the ones I was seeing were just plain boring and screamed “mass produced”. Coming from a crafty family (in the creative sense of the word), I was either taught different crafts or taught myself from books. I learned macrame...

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Carl Dimow: Sheet Music Review

Jun 7, 2014 by

Carl Dimow's "Klezmer Suite for Flute/Bass Flute and Guitar" is a wonderful work for flute and guitar. The movements are delightful, whimsical, and lyrical. The 4 movements include a range of Klezmer/Middle Eastern flavored rhythmic patterns which can also be performed individually. This is a fabulous find for those...

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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

Dec 2, 2013 by

The holiday season is upon us!  And that means we're all playing Christmas music and buying gifts.   We've compiled a list of some of our ideas and new releases, so check them out, and if you like anything, buy something for yourself or for your favorite flutists.  Tis the...

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Green Golly book review

Dec 1, 2013 by

Barbara Siesel and Keith Torgan, creators of the Green Golly Project, have outdone themselves with their victorious new book, Green Golly & Her Golden Flute.  From the moment the first page turns, one is whisked into a bewitching fairy tale – an enthralling story where the creators are also...

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Emmanuel Pahud: Play With a Pro. by Adam Simonsen...

Oct 1, 2013 by

Learn online from Emmanuel Pahud! Do you think Emmanuel Pahud is a great flute player?  Ever wanted to take a masterclass with him??  Can´t afford it?  Want to play together with him?  Those were some of my thoughts going through my mind when I founded Play With A Pro....

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Flute Hoot! by Jodi Bortz

Jun 3, 2013 by

Flute Hoot – Stick your flute on this! Anybody who’s been shopping with me (and I love to shop) has heard me say “I must be looking for a blue unicorn again.” By that I mean, I know what I want, but somehow, what I’m looking for doesn’t exist. ...

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