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    It’s Wibb Week!

    Have you RSVP’d for the exciting events taking place tomorrow?? Both the William Bennett (“Wibb”) meet-and-greet AND the masterclass are FREE!
    Bennett will be giving a masterclass at Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall at Butler University! Butler flute students, under the tutelage of Karen Moratz, will be performing works of D […]

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    Slow practicing

    This week’s blog is a guest post from The Flute View with Anna Luther on the benefits of slow practicing. Enjoy!
    At first blush, slow practice can feel torturous, no matter how long you’ve been playing music. Slowing your 16th notes down so they are played like 8ths–or somehow worse, quarter notes–can feel like the […]

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    Back to basics: silver headjoints

    When looking at an upgrade for an individual or a student, lots of people (understandably!) have the same question: what really makes a better flute, well, better? There are a myriad of materials, key options, and other features to consider when purchasing your next flute, so I wanted to take a couple of weeks here on the blog to get back […]

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    William Bennett Meet & Greet

    Ahead of his masterclass at Butler University, the Indy Flute Shop is honored to host a meet-and-greet with legendary flutist William Bennett! We are so lucky to be able to host Bennett in Indianapolis again, as he shares his incomparable teaching style, knowledge, and wit with students at Butler University under the tutelage of Karen Mor […]

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    Baby it’s cold outside!!

    Brr! If you’re reading this from anywhere in the Midwest, I sure hope you’re somewhere warm–the mercury is dropping as we speak! I thought this would be a pertinent time to talk about how to care for your instrument during the cold months. By following just a few simple rules of thumb, you can avoid any winter snafus with your flute […]

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    Last minute shopping ideas

    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 for flute players who are looking to improve their hand position is the Thumbport. The Thumbport attaches easily to the body of the flute, directly […]

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    Fluterscooter recap

    Wow, what an amazing past week it has been! I’m sure that all of you saw the big news about Fluterscooter coming to visit, and we were lucky enough to have Karen Moratz, principal flute of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, be able to secure the use of an organ at North United Methodist Church for her to showcase her unique talent […]

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    A Fluterscooter special: Flute and organ simultaneously!

    With only 2 days to go until An Evening with Fluterscooter, we just received word of some BIG news: at 3pm at North United Methodist Church (38th and Meridian), Fluterscooter will be giving a very special performance of her very own flute and organ duo! A million thanks to Karen Moratz for helping to make this possible! Hear from Flutersc […]

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    Presenting An Evening With Fluterscooter!

    I am so excited for the Indy Flute Shop’s upcoming event, coming Thursday, December 7th: An Evening With Fluterscooter! The subject of Entrepreneurship is a hot topic in the arts, and Andrea “Fluterscooter” Fisher has been a sought after speaker at universities and conservatories including The Juilliard School, New York […]

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    Reblog: Can failure help success?

    This week’s blog post is originally from The Flute View founder and author Barbara Siesel. Interesting thoughts!
    If you’ve never failed you’ve never tried anything new!
    Last month we spoke about the power of quitting, this month we’ll speak about the power of failure to inform our progress as artists and entrepreneurs. Whi […]

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