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3 days 17 hours ago

This will be live streamed!

Flutation Australia

4 days 17 hours ago

Flutation Australia shared a link.

Flutation Australia

1 week 2 days ago

The Australian Flute Festival has announced Sydney 2019!!!! - "the AFF2019 Festival will be held at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music 5th - 8th July, 2019. Denis Bouriakov will be one of our International Invited Guests." Put it in your diaries folks!!!

 


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  • Blake’s Select Beauties for the German Flute - By Tom Moore Although the flute was among the most popular instruments in the American colonies, and in the new American nation, publications from the United States for flute were relatively few in number, and often only included collections of popular tunes, giving us a notion of the relative level of the development of the ...
  • 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 ...