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  • Articulation

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      October 11, 2016
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    Do different articulation markings leave your head spinning? These days, it’s becoming very common to see a wide range of articulations denoted in music, especially with extended techniques and contemporary composers. With the help of Jennifer Cluff, flute blogger extraordinaire, I have compiled some super useful resources to help y […]

  • Staff spotlight: Tim Dawson

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      October 4, 2016
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    Does your student rent an instrument for a school music program here in Indiana? We owe so much of our business to our wonderful school music dealers, and Tim Dawson is the head of it all! Please check out this video to learn a bit more about Tim. We appreciate all he does!
    Tim Dawson – Staff Spotlight

  • Expanding your repertoire

    Posted by
    Erin Nichols
    Date
      September 20, 2016
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    Are you wanting to explore some different flute genres and pieces but don’t know where to start? Have you been recruited to make some beautiful music in your church or neighborhood and are scrambling to find some music that can be prepared in a short time? Never fear! There are some great resources available for flutists (and other […]

  • It’s that time of year again!

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      August 2, 2016
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    It’s the beginning of August. The sun is shining, the wind is warm, it’s the height of summer. In Indiana, school is starting. For many students, this means that English, math, biology, history come roaring back from the long summer. For a growing number of students, this also means the beginning of the musician’s journey!
    At Paige […]

  • Tips for flute care

    Posted by
    Erin Nichols
    Date
      July 26, 2016
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    Well, as quickly as it came, summer is done for some of you! Many students and parents are gearing up for the beginning of the school year, so I wanted to share a quick little tutorial on how to care for your flute as you start this fun new journey as a flutist! If you have any questions about your new instrument, please do not hesitate t […]

  • Summer, summer time…

    Posted by
    Erin Nichols
    Date
      July 5, 2016
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    As we are well past the end of the school year, we have a tendency to want to take the summer off from anything school related. When it comes to playing an instrument you have to resist the urge to do that. You should make a plan to practice and stick with it so that you don’t lose any of the skills that you have taken the whole schoo […]

  • Happy anniversary to us!

    Posted by
    Erin Nichols
    Date
      June 21, 2016
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    My, my, my, how time flies when you’re having fun! The Indy Flute Shop is celebrating 8 years this month of helping the Midwest’s finest flutists find their perfect instrument and accessories! As many of you know, I have only been here for just over 3 years, but I have had such a blast meeting new people, growing the business, […]

  • Music to relieve pain

    Posted by
    Erin Nichols
    Date
      June 14, 2016
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    This week’s musing isn’t exactly about flute specifically–but they say to write about what you know! I have unfortunately been dealing with chronic pain in my upper body for years and have recently been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. I have spoken to so many musicians who are wrestling with carpal tunnel, tendonitis, back […]

  • Summer instrument service

    Posted by
    Erin Nichols
    Date
      May 31, 2016
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    A couple of weeks ago, I went over how to return your student’s instrument if they are no longer going to be playing. But what if your student is continuing and his or her flute needs a little TLC? Has it been a while since your instrument was in for a check-up? If summer is a down time for you and your playing time, then you should […]

  • Year-end sale

    Posted by
    Erin Nichols
    Date
      May 10, 2016
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    Have you or your student experienced musical growth this year? If so, this may be the perfect time to think about upgrading your current instrument to a better-quality, step-up instrument! The Indy Flute Shop specializes in just that! And through the end of May, qualifying customers will receive their first month FREE!
    Customers who are c […]

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