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    Steve Ruppert’s retirement

    Those of you who have been following me for any length of time know that I just love what I do here, and I love the stories and relationships that I get to build. I have commented to a lot of people that the music world in central Indiana is a very small one, so it’s not uncommon for me to re-kindle business relationships from peopl […]

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    Composer of the month: Cecile Chaminade

    I remember the first time I heard Chaminade’s Flute Concertino in D major, Op. 107–I was out of school and attending a recital, and my first thought was, “How and why have I never heard this before??” I loved everything about it, and ever since then I have taken to working on it on my own. It turns out that it is a […]

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    Yamaha Trunk Sale 2018

    The sales just keep on coming! If you are still thinking about upgrading your flute student to an intermediate or semi-professional flute, Saturday December 15 is a great time to stop in the Indy Flute Shop at Paige’s Music, where we will be having our annual Yamaha Trunk Sale! This will be our last sale of the year, so you definite […]

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    Director Spotlight: Mr. Ned Boyd

    There are a lot of really cool things I get to do in my job as the manager of the Indy Flute Shop, and one of them is to stay in touch with people in the music field whom I have known for a long, long time! Today I have the pleasure of sharing one of those people with you today: Mr. Ned Boyd, Director of Bands for Logansport schools. Mr. […]

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    Shopping ideas

    Well, our big sale is over, and we don’t have any Black Friday specials in the store, but I will be around on both Friday and Saturday–are you shopping for a favorite flutist in your life? The IFS carries several accessories that range from simple to stylish! For more ideas, just read on…
    One of the most popular accessories […]

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    Maintenance on your new instrument

    We are busy bees here at Paige’s Music getting ready for our biggest sale of the year, the Super Sale! If you missed the blog post about it, check it out here. We have so many brand new instruments that will be placed with happy new owners this weekend, some of which are practically still hot off of the factory line. Recently, I’v […]

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    From ISSMA to BOA

    It’s a busy time of year in the band world! Last weekend the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) held State Finals competition, and this coming weekend is the Bands of America (BOA) Grand National Championships–both in downtown Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium! These events are usually within a few weeks of each ot […]

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    Super Sale 2018

    The Super Sale at Paige’s Music and the Indy Flute Shop is one of our biggest sales of the year. If you are thinking of stepping up to an intermediate or advanced level instrument, this is definitely the best time to do it. We would love to help you find the best instrument for your advancing student or answer any questions about this s […]

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    Robert Muczynski

    This week, I wanted to chronicle the life of one of the great American composers for flute, Robert Muczynski. Since playing his Sonata for Flute and Piano, Op. 14 during my undergraduate career, I have been fascinated by his music and always thought he was a bit underrated and ahead of his time. I hope you enjoy learning a bit more about […]

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    Tuners

    I will be the first to admit that I am not a “techy” kind of person; I am doing well enough to keep up with technology for my every day life, let alone my musical endeavors. That being said, I wanted to pass along some information on some of the tried-and-true tuners and other digital equipment that are best for flute and picc […]

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