Back to School: Review, Perfect, and Learn at Every Level. By Lindsey Goodman...

Sep 1, 2014 by

No matter your age, September always feels like a fresh start. From an early morning temperature nip to yellow school busses parading through your neighborhood, and from that first crunchy leaf on the sidewalk to new outfits in your closet, there is a palpable feeling of potential in the...

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Welcome Back to School: Your Career Starts Now! By Nicole Riner...

Sep 1, 2014 by

As a music major in college, you’re not just a student trying to better yourself-- you have embarked upon a rigorous program of professional training. And we keep you very busy during those college years, prescribing intense course loads and applying high expectations to your musical development.  It’s easy...

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Considering the Music Major? By Dr. Patricia Surman...

Sep 1, 2014 by

As a university flute professor, I spend a lot of time talking with high school and new university students about choosing their major. Here are some important points to consider as you prepare to make this decision. Keeping Things in Order Degree Sequence The music degree is a unique...

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Back to School Tips. By Dr. Tammy Evans Yonce...

Sep 1, 2014 by

Whether this is your first year of college or you’re used to the drill, it’s helpful to consider a few reminders to make this academic year the most positive and productive one yet. •    Make sure that you block off time in your schedule specifically for practicing. Avoid using...

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Artist Interview: Horacio Parravicini (Principal: Bilbao Symphony Orchestra)...

Sep 1, 2014 by

Can you give us 5 career highlights? 1) Entering the Boy Scouts at age 13. 2) At age 22, winning the position for first piccolo in the Opera Orchestra of the Teatro Colon in my home city, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 3)Winning my position as solo flute in the Bilbao...

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Artist Interview: Marco Granados...

Sep 1, 2014 by

Can you give us 5 career highlights? These career highlights span a broad range of time but I would say they are: 1- Premiering the Khachaturian Flute Concerto in Venezuela with the Venezuelan Symphony Orchestra 2- Performing for Jean-Pierre Rampal at the 92 Street Y where I ended up...

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Flute in the City-The Search for Mr.Big. By Rachel Hacker...

Sep 1, 2014 by

I’m seated in the terminal of the Cincinnati Airport, writing this article. My mind is too fried to continue prepping for NYU entrance exams on Monday. Coffee has rendered me anxious and fidgety in my seat. “CVG to LGA, Flight 6260, 12:30 PM, On Time” is illuminated on a...

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