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Flutation Australia

2 days 14 hours ago

Piccolo Job with Orchestra Victoria!!!! Practice practice practice! https://www.musicalchairs.info/jobs/24475

Flutation Australia

2 days 14 hours ago

Amazing opportunity for Victorian fluters!

Applications are now open for our 2018 On the mOVe! program in Hamilton.

If you are a passionate musician currently in secondary school, our exciting three-day program from April 4-6 is for you. Find out more and apply at the link below.

http://bit.ly/2huMrb0

If you know someone who would love On the mOVe! make sure they don't miss out - tag them in this post! #OVEducation

Flutation Australia

1 week 1 day ago

Relevant to all working musicians - not just orchestras...

Flutation Australia

1 week 6 days ago

Amazing teaching opportunity in Rockhampton!

 


Latest Articles

  • John L. Downe, flutist and composer - Perhaps the earliest known professional flutist to have been active in the new American republic was John L. Downe. I have been able to determine his place of birth (or death), but the earliest notices of Downe (who is almost always referred to simply by his initials, J.L.) place him in Boston, Massachusetts. The first ...
  • Auguste Vern – Flutist and Composer - By Tom Moore We are lucky to have an extensive obituary for the flutist and composer Auguste Vern, who is well-represented in the printed editions from this lifetime, but, since he was from the provinces, and after his education in Paris, returned to work in the provinces, appeared relatively little in the Parisian press, and ...
  • Flute Vox – CD Review - Artist/s:  Laura Chislett (flute); Stephanie McCallum (piano); Thomas Jones (violin) Category:  Classical, New Music Label:   ABC Classics Reviewed by Karen Anne Lonsdale   Flute Vox is a compilation of concert works for flute, alto flute, bass flute and piccolo, featuring Laura Chislett, one of Australia’s foremost interpreters of contemporary flute music.  The Latin word ‘vox’ ...
  • Sally Walker – An Interview - Elena Kats-Chernin’s new flute concerto Night and Now is the result of a long friendship and collaboration with flautist Sally Walker. Sally will be premiering the concerto on Saturday 24 October with the Darwin Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Matthew Wood. Angus McPherson spoke to Sally Walker. (Excerpts from Elena Kats-Chernin’s program note for Night and ...
  • Media Release – ELENA KATS-CHERNIN’s Flute Concerto Night and Now - After a fortuitous conversation with flautist Sally Walker, a Coogee bank teller introduced her to his mum. 15 years later his mum has written a concerto for her talented and dear friend. ELENA KATS-CHERNIN’s Flute Concerto Night and Now WORLD PREMIERE Darwin Symphony, 24 October 2015 MELBOURNE PREMIERE Zelman Symphony, 5 December 2015 15 years ago a ...
  • Doubling for Woodwind Players - By Jacqueline Pace As a high school student taking lessons on 3 woodwind instruments, I heard all sorts of theories about how reed instruments would ruin my flute embouchure. I was also told never to touch brass instruments, because this would be even worse for my flute playing. I was advised to practise flute, then ...
  • Dr Christine Potter – An Interview - - Email Interview with Peter Sheridan - HOW DID YOU BECOME INVOLVED WITH THE LOW FLUTES? Many years ago I decided to work on the JS Bach Allemande from the Solo Sonata on alto because it would be harder than on c flute. Since my school had only a straight tube alto and I have ...
  • Alice Bennett – An Interview - Melbourne-based flutist and sound artist Alice Bennett possesses a keen interest in contemporary Australian music and the low flutes, and has most recently developed a penchant for exploratory improvisation. After completing a Bachelor of Music with Honours at Monash University, Alice travelled to Austria for the Impuls 8th International Ensemble and Composers Academy for Contemporary ...
  • Carla Rees – An Interview - Happy NEW YEAR to all our readers out there! I had the wonderful opportunity to have a brief chat to the outstanding British Low Flutes specialist, Carla Rees the other day. This extraordinary performer, arranger and improviser has contributed so much to promotion and enthusiasm of these instruments, that it is only fitting to have ...
  • The Art of Elegant Conversation – Elysium Ensemble - Review by Angus McPherson Johann Joachim Quantz (1697-1773) Sei Duetti, op. 2 (1959)   The Art of Elegant Conversation, a recording of Johann Joachim Quantz’s Sei Duetti by Greg Dikmans and Lucinda Moon of the Elysium Ensemble, is the first of a series of recordings intended to promote newly discovered and hitherto neglected chamber music ...