Nicole Esposito: Concert Review...

May 2, 2018 by

As the Flute Professor at the University of Iowa, the artistic and personal success of my students is always my first priority.  However, I find it also extremely important and do my best to set the best professional standard for them and I work hard to maintain my own...

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Concert Review: Gonjiam Flute Festival (Hurel, Koyama, Wiese)...

Apr 2, 2018 by

The evening concert on February 21, 2018, at the Gonjiam Festival was enchanting. Juliette Hurel opened the performance with Takemitsu’s haunting, “Voice” followed by “Afternoon of a Faun." Hurel’s exquisitely voluptuous tone provided a beautiful landscape for the the flowing melodies, transporting the audience into the mythical world as...

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Demarre McGill plays Kevin Puts Concerto: Concert Review...

Apr 2, 2018 by

Shortly after returning from East Asia, I heard Demarre McGill perform Kevin Puts' Flute Concerto (2013) at Carnegie Hall with the New York Youth Symphony. McGill is Principal flute of the Seattle Symphony and acting assistant professor at CCM. He has performed as a soloist with the Chicago Symphony, Philadelphia...

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Zara Lawler and The Flute on its Feet: Concert Review...

Feb 1, 2018 by

On Sunday December 3rd, interdisciplinary flutist extraordinaire Zara Lawler welcomed us to her workshop/concert presented by the NY Flute Club at Mannes College's Glass Box performance space in NYC. Lawler’s mission is to explore and celebrate the interconnectedness of life and human experience through her performances that integrate music, dance,...

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Yubeen Kim: Concert Review. By TAMUC Flute Studio...

Nov 1, 2017 by

  On Sunday, October 1st, 2017, the Texas A&M University-Commerce Flute Studio, directed by Dr. Julee Kim Walker, hosted International Flutist Yubeen Kim, in one of two US Debut Recitals. His performance was held in Jack and Lou Finney Concert Hall on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce in...

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Galway Flute Festival: The Guest Artists...

Aug 1, 2017 by

  The Guest Artists of the Galway Flute Festival gave incredible masterclasses and concerts and came from all over the world. We asked them about their experiences at the festival, their flute stories, and advice they would offer to young students.      Kersten McCall Artist in Residence Philipp...

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Righteous Girls: Concert Review...

Jun 1, 2017 by

Righteous Girls, a duo of Gina Izzo (flute) and Erika Dohi (piano), is not your typical flute and piano duo.  I wasn't really sure what to expect when attending their Lincoln Center debut sponsored by Chamber Music New York, but I was impressed and entranced throughout their entire program of music...

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PROJECT Trio and LA Chamber Orchestra Concert Review...

Dec 1, 2016 by

PROJECT Trio members Greg Pattillo, Eric Stephenson and Peter Seymour met at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where they received the 2013 CIM Alumni Achievement Award. Forged with a desire to draw new and diverse audiences through high energy, top quality music, the Trio got its big break in...

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French Flute Convention Review by Fluterscooter...

Nov 1, 2016 by

The French Flute Convention happens only once every four years, so when it happens, it is quite a show.  I don’t usually do European shows, but French bakeries!   This year’s convention, themed “Flute Spirit,” featured flute legends Maxence Larrieu, Patrick Gallois, Pierre Yves-Artaud, and Philippe Bernold, as well...

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NFA Highlights by Viviana Guzman...

Sep 1, 2016 by

NFA Overview Usually all of us at The Flute View Magazine write a little summary of the various concerts we attend at the National Flute Association Convention.  This year, Fluterscooter and I were the only ones able to go to NFA in San Diego, and since she was kept...

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Green Golly with the Firelands Symphony by Rachel Hacker...

Jul 1, 2016 by

On a bright morning in June, I set out to Sandusky, Ohio to to take part in the Fireland Symphony's presentation of my fellow Flute View staffer's performance of Green Golly & Her Golden Flute (I was delighted to play flute in the choir). Little did I know that...

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Rachel Hacker: Concert Review

Feb 1, 2016 by

I like to attend student recitals when I can, because they are often showcases of the freshest and creative playing I have heard.  Rachel Hacker's NYU Graduate Recital was no exception.  After a day of flying back East for the holidays and shipping Fluterscooter bags at the Chinatown post office before...

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My Evenings with Claire Chase at The Kitchen, a Show Review. By Rachel Hacker...

Nov 2, 2015 by

Although I spend most of my day playing extended techniques, I also enjoy listening to others play extended techniques. One of the most prolific and recent endeavors within the new music world comes from Claire Chase, and is called Density 2036. I am fortunate enough to say that I...

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Joshua Smith: Concert Review. By Fluterscooter...

Mar 1, 2015 by

The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society presented principal flutist of the Cleveland Orchestra, Joshua Smith, along with pianist Christina Dahl at Philadelphia's historic Benjamin Franklin Hall on February 8th. The program included Schubert's Sonatina in A Minor (originally for violin), Bartok's Suite Paysanne Hongroise, CPE Bach's Sonata in A minor,...

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Mimi Stillman and Dolce Suono Ensemble: Concert Review...

Jan 1, 2015 by

"Music of Spirit, Longing, and Passion" was the title of Mimi Stillman's Dolce Suono Ensemble concert on December 7th at the Old Pine Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia.   It was a beautiful concert that featured music of J.S. Bach, Handel, Haydn, Vivaldi, and Charles Abramovic.   The concert featured Mimi...

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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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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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Flutronix and Meeranai Shim Concert Reviews...

Apr 1, 2014 by

Flute and electronics are alive and well in New York City, as Flutronix and Meeranai Shim showed me this month!  Since I am spending more time in New York recently, I make sure to go out and support my fellow flutists whenever I can (this is something we all...

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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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Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival. by Barbara Siesel...

Aug 17, 2013 by

The Green Golly Project was honored to be invited to participate in the Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival Summer Symposium this past August 3rd. http://www.imaniwindsfestival.com/IWCMF/SYMPOSIUM.html The symposium, which took place at Mannes College of Music, featured master classes, concerts, reading sessions and exhibits by some of the top woodwind...

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