NFA convention FOMO

The National Flute Association annual convention, held in beautiful Salt Lake City this year, starts on Thursday, and unfortunately I will not be attending this year. My daughter was born in April and I have just returned to work, so making the trip just wasn’t...

Flute choir reading and beatbox event

The Indy Winds Flute Choir is hosting an exciting event next month, and we’re helping to get the word out! We are so lucky to have such a unique and fun group here in Indianapolis to cultivate flute playing and enjoyment at all playing levels. On Sunday, March...

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...

Improvisation inspiration

Last night I attended a wonderful clinic featuring Wycliffe Gordon, acclaimed trombonist, here at Paige’s Music. It was sponsored by the wonderful folks at Yamaha and put on by our own Tucker Woerner, low brass specialist. Gordon had so many interesting and...

Spotlight: Dolce Suono Ensemble

Those of you who have been following my blog for any length of time know that one of my absolute favorite performers these days is Mimi Stillman–and it certainly helps that she is so unbelievably kind and gracious. We were lucky enough to host her at the shop...

NFA convention plans

It’s finally here! Wednesday morning (VERY early…zzz…) I board a plane for Orlando for the National Flute Asssociation 2018 convention! There are so many things I love about being able to attend this convention every year, and I always come back...