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  • ICU Compassion Concert with BETA Quartet

    On March 19, BETA Quartet will be hosting an ICU Compassion Concert. This concert will be a benefit concert to raise funds for the Society of Critical Care Medicine. They will be premiering 20 new pieces written for flute quartet, all of which are dedicated to ICU workers around the globe in the midst of…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • A Four Day Flute Escape: Beach-style By Melissa Grey

    A Four Day Flute Escape: Beach-style By Melissa Grey How many times have you shared your career as a musician and heard, “I used to play the flute in high school!” or, “My grandchild plays the flute,” or my favorite, “So what is your real job?” As a musician, a genuine concern that I had…
  • FestivalSouth by Rachel Taratoot Ciraldo

    Mississippi may not be a place you consider to have a significant cultural economy, but in south central Mississippi, the city of Hattiesburg boasts a vibrant and quickly growing arts scene. About to begin its sixth year, FestivalSouth®, June 6-20, 2015, will again be the platform upon which several educational institutes will take place, including…
  • New Caliendo Flute Ensemble Piece by Julie Stone

    New Caliendo Flute Ensemble Piece Premiering at the 2014 NFA Convention by Julie Stone, Professor of Flute, Eastern Michigan University “How about a new premiere?! Let's really celebrate!” These were the words in an email from Christopher Caliendo responding to my inquiry about a piece for the Eastern Michigan University Emerald Flutes to perform at…