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  • Fall Sale 2020

    Use code PRIMEFLUTES to shop on our website for 10% off instrument purchases. Offer expires October 16, 2020. Some exclusions apply. In stock items only. Not valid for Altus gold series flutes, Arista flutes, Burkart solid gold elite, Di Zhao gold flutes, Muramatsu 14k, Muramatsu 9k, Muramatsu ST, Muramatsu PTP, Miyazawa gold series, Sankyo gold…
  • Because We Care – A View on Diversity by Dr. Maria F. Castillo

    As we celebrate the Hispanic Heritage Month, and our eyes turn towards underrepresented composers and flutists, there is a new focus on music making in our world. Nowadays, we care about diverse programing and teaching, and many of us find ourselves looking for information that is, at this moment, a bit hard to find. As…
  • Online Lessons, The New Reality?

    by Danilo Mezzadri I am writing this article in an attempt to help those of us who are confronting the new reality of another semester of online lessons. I am basing this article on my own successes and failures during this past spring and summer semesters. Together with many other musicians around the globe, I…
  • Wellness for Flutists: Modifications, Mindfulness and Maintenance by Francesca Leo

    Musicians are facing a unique set of challenges during this unprecedented time. Prior to this pandemic, we have collectively fallen accustomed to disregarding injury at the expense of taking professional auditions and advancing our careers. Our pedagogy as musicians has been largely based around the “no pain, no gain” mentality which is no longer a…
  • BETTER TOGETHER: MOZART CONCERTOS FOR TWO FLUTES by Mark Sparks

    We have had time to think. And remember. A colleague once spoke of a special player who played with “Insight,” and this is what set them apart. I wondered, “what kind of playing has Insight?” I guess if you can have foresight and hindsight you can have insight, which “looks in” to something with a…
  • Haynes Rebate 2020

    Haynes Instant Rebate Promotion $50 off Amadeus$100 off Q Series$250 off Custom Handmade Flutes$100 off Custom Handmade Headjoints