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    Staff spotlight: Mike Weimer

    If you or your flute student have ever had an instrument delivered to one of the over 400 schools that Paige’s Music and the Indy Flute Shop serve,  chances are you’ve come across one of our wonderful road warriors, also known as our district managers. This week’s blog introduces you to Mike Weimer, a former sales assoc […]

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    ISSMA Sale!

    As contest season comes to a close we feel it is the perfect time to reward your student for his or her hard work by upgrading to a higher level instrument. If you’ve been looking for a good reason to exchange your beginner instrument for a more advanced instrument, Saturday, February 24, 2018 may be the perfect time to do just that!
    O […]

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    Performance anxiety

    I know there are probably a lot of you readers who are participating in State ISSMA Solo and Ensemble contest this weekend, and I wish every one of you the very best of luck! Luck doesn’t really have anything to do with it, though, does it? We all know that it comes down to preparation and practice–but how many of us know a pi […]

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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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