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    Acoustic panels

    As promised, I have more exciting updates to share with you about the shop–we now have flute-specific acoustic tiles installed in the showroom! These were designed by a professional acoustics company, GIK Acoustics, and I am so excited to take the Indy Flute Shop experience to the next level.
    When most people think of acoustic tiles […]

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    NFA 2017 recap

    Well just like that, another National Flute Association convention is in the books! This year’s convention was in Minneapolis, which is a first for me. As always, there were so many incredible recitals, learning opportunities, and chances to visit with vendors. Unfortunately I was not able to stay for the entire duration of the conv […]

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    Returning flute students

    Last week, I went over some great tips from educator and clinician Carolyn Keyes regarding getting flute students started successfully with good techniques and habits. This week, I want to focus on the second part of Carolyn’s article, how to work with returning flute students who just may be a bit rusty. While there are many ways t […]

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    Successful beginnings

    Around the beginning of every school year, it gets crazy busy here at the Indy Flute Shop. Since I am a Paige’s Music employee, I also help beginning customers start their students on brand new instruments, which always comes with lots of questions! In between phone calls and lines of customers, though, I always find myself thinking […]

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    Renting a flute for your new student

    Well, as quickly as it began, summer is over–or at least almost over–for many of us here in Indiana! It’s hard to believe that as of Wednesday, many metro Indianapolis school systems are back in session. For many of you, that means it’s time to begin the exciting journey of starting your student on an instrument fo […]

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    Staff spotlight: Nickey Hubert

    One of my favorite parts about working here (well, besides playing all the awesome flutes and working with fabulous customers of course) is the amazing people that I interact with every day. Paige’s Music is truly a family, just as much as it is a well-oiled machine. We love what we do here! This month’s staff spotlight is on […]

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    Stormy weather…

    These storms in the Indy area this morning got me thinking about the age-old problem that flute players must deal with: how do we keep flute pads in good condition? As you probably know, a flute overhaul and repad is the most expensive maintenance cost for our instruments, and unfortunately, at some point it is inevitable on all flutes, f […]

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    Reblog: A Summer Practice Plan by Dr. Tammy Evans Yonce

    This week’s blog is courtesy of The Flute View magazine contributor, Dr. Dr. Tammy Evans Yonce. Enjoy!
    As the school year ends, many students are joyously looking forward to some relaxation and perhaps a break from the flute. Some students spend the summer working in order to have enough saved to pay for living expenses for the upco […]

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    New shop!

    Hello from the brand new Indy Flute Shop! As you have probably heard by now, there have been some major changes happening at Paige’s Music, and we’re so excited to finally share the first peek (well, unless you’ve already been to see us) inside the new showroom!

    Isn’t it lovely? More space (including a separate of […]

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    Helpful beginner info

    Do you have a beginning flute student who is just getting started with lessons or a summer band program while school is out? Paige’s Music teamed up with Creekside Middle School a few years ago to create a comprehensive and super helpful web page for every beginning band instrument, including the flute! For helpful information on po […]

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