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Tonal Imagination – Overcoming Focal Dystonia with Dr. Roger Martin

In Flute, Pedagogy and Teaching by AngelaLeave a Comment

This article comes from my former flute professor, Dr. Roger Martin, the Professor of Flute at Tennessee Techonological Unviersity in Cookeville, Tennessee, where I got my Bachelor’s in Flute Performance. During my last few years there, we knew he had started to develop a strange problem – his fingers wouldn’t do what he “told” them to do. We knew he …

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Music Strong in Las Vegas!

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  I am proud to announce that we will presenting at the National Flute Association Convention in August at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, NV!  This year’s convention will be held August 8-11th. I will be giving two presentations this year, this first is a workshop called “Morning Mobility”.  The second is part of a “What To Do After College” …

Gordelli Flute Concerto and Panama City Pops

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This past May 5th I had the privelege of stepping out from among the orchestra to be accompanied by them.  At the National Flute Association Convention in Charlotte this past year, I heard Christina Jennings play this at the gala concert and said “I have to play that”.  Alas, I also REALLY wanted to play the Larry Singer piccolo concerto …

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The Beaker Face

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Any child who was priveledged enough to grow up in the age of Hannah-Barbara, otherwise known as the 1980’s, when the cartoons on Saturday morning were worth watching ( a la: GI Joe, She-Ra, He-Man, Rainbow Bright, My Little Pony and Thunder Cats), kids were expected to go outside and play after school and The Muppets reigned supreme, can identify …

Florida Flute Convention 2012

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Are you going to be going to the Florida Flute Convention this year? I am and am excited to announce that I be giving two presentations. Being A Flutist in the National Guard – Friday 4:30 PM The first presentation will be Friday at 4:30 PM and is entitled “Being a Flutist in the National Guard”. Drawing on my 8 …