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  • Don’t have a pain in your neck!

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      August 29, 2017
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    Anyone else feeling a little stiff? Maybe it’s the upcoming weather changes, but I’m feeling a little overdue for a chiropractic visit for my neck and shoulders. Any flute player knows that our instrument is not the most ergonomically-friendly one, so we really have to be careful about our body awareness and positioning. In fa […]

  • Returning flute students

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      August 8, 2017
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    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 […]

  • Successful beginnings

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      August 1, 2017
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    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 […]

  • Renting a flute for your new student

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      July 25, 2017
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    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 […]

  • Staff spotlight: Nickey Hubert

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      July 18, 2017
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    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 […]

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

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      July 6, 2017
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    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 […]

  • Reblog: Interview with Brian Feliciano

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      March 28, 2017
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    Okay, this week’s blog is just plain FUN! We love The Flute View here at IFS, and their most recent blog features the 14-year-old winner of the Music Hero TV show in the Philippines–think “America’s Got Talent.” Viviana Guzman, Altus artist extraordinaire and founder of The Flute View, interviews Brian and ta […]

  • Music Madness sale!

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      March 14, 2017
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    It’s that time again–time for our annual Music Madness sale! If you were around last year, we made some changes that we’re going to do again this year. This sale is a lot of fun, and we’ll have the basketball games playing in the store. It starts Thursday and goes through close on Saturday!

     

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  • Paige’s Staff spotlight: Ivin Flint

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      March 7, 2017
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    As a part of Paige’s Music, we have a wonderful staff performing many different day to day activities here! Some of them are very visible, while some take care of the back of the house. Please enjoy this staff spotlight on building and warehouse manager, Ivin Flint. He’s a lot of fun!
    http://news.paigesmusic.com/ivin-flint-sta […]

  • Solo and Ensemble practicing

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      January 17, 2017
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    Welcome back from winter break! I hope you enjoyed your time off and are ready to tackle Solo & Ensemble. This thoughtful post, written by Paige’s Music associate Britton Watson, is all about preparing for your solo or ensemble!
    Much of the performance year is focused on group ensembles but ISSMA Solo and Ensemble gives you a gr […]

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