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  • Teacher Appreciation Event

    At Flute Specialists, Inc. we understand that this is a particularly difficult year for flute teachers at all levels and we want to help! Sign up for our FREE teacher appreciation event on Sunday November 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm on Zoom. This event will feature a panel discussion led by Marianne Gedigian, Melissa Mashner…
  • Flutelight Emerges with “Duets & Dahlias!”

    by Barbara Ogar Flutelight was created with the goal of creating community through music by presenting free and budget friendly Music Education opportunities, performances/masterclasses from stellar artists, and coupling everything with Community Service.  Flutelight was very active and then Covid prohibited live music/in-person group opportunities of listening, learning, and playing together. On September 19, how…
  • Flutes by the Sea Masterclass Q & A

    by Viviana Guzman Q: How did the Flutes by the Sea Masterclass get its start? A: The San Francisco Flute Festival was born in 2012. We started offering summer masterclasses in 2013 in the beautiful oceanside village of Half Moon Bay here in the San Francisco Bay area. Q: What is one of your favorite memories…
  • Announcing PRFS Competition Winners

    Flute Specialists, Inc. is happy to sponsor the Puerto Rico Flute Symposium Young Artist Competition. This competition was open to all flute players from age 18 to 35. The first place winner received a $500 cash prize sponsored by Flute Specialists, a solo performance with the Puerto Rico Festival Orchestra, and a full scholarship to…
  • A Flutist’s Guide to the Voxman Etudes

    By Rose Bishop & Lizzy Darling Though the pandemic-induced lockdown utterly changed our performance schedules, we chose to look at these unprecedented events as an opportunity to pursue scholarly and educationally minded projects our usual schedule left little time for. This decision was especially exciting, as we had received a mechanical license for the Voxman…
  • Announcing 2021 Scholarship Recipients

    We happily announce the recipients of the Flute Specialists of Michigan scholarships to the Robert Dick Contemporary Flute Week at Wildacres Retreat in Little Switzerland, North Carolina, June 27 - July 3. Flute Specialists is delighted to support the Robert Dick Contemporary flute Week with two $250 scholarships. Candidates were required to submit a short…