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  • 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…
  • 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…
  • How the DSO flute section was able to #keepthemusicplaying (and more!) during the pandemic

    This past year has been like no other and flexibility, creativity, and patience have been more important than ever. Through all the challenges and many concert cancellations that the COVID-19 pandemic forced upon all of us, various musical projects have helped us stay inspired. Many of these projects were through the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and…
  • UPDATE ON THE CHINESE ORPHANS PROJECT AND HOW COVID-19 IS AFFECTING THE ORPHANS

    Flutists from all over the US have participated in the annual Chinese Orphans Benefit Concerts at First Baptist Church in Madison, Wisconsin to help us support and send hundreds of rural Chinese orphans to school for the last 15 years. How much this has meant to these children, whom the rest of the world seems…
  • What a Flute Concert Can Do by Linda Mintener

    What a Flute Concert Can Do By Linda Mintener In 2007, flutist Linda Mintener organized a flute concert at her church to support two desperately poor Chinese orphans that did not have funds to get an education. Linda learned about the orphan children from her longtime friend who was a missionary in China for many…
  • Dolphin Serenade by Linda Sue Boehmer

    Dolphin Serenade: aka My Kingdom for a Camera by Linda Sue Boehmer Off season adventures await visitors and locals who are willing to think outside the seasonal box. Weather on Hatteras island is unpredictable in every direction, including unseasonably warm, calm days after Thanksgiving. On one such day I found myself fulfilling long held dream of playing…