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  • 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

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    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…

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    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!

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 […]

  • District Manager spotlight

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      May 3, 2016
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    For those of you who may not know, the Indy Flute Shop is part of Paige’s Music, Indiana’s first choice for school instrument needs. One of the best parts of being part of this amazing company is the convenience of having weekly visits to every school we service–over 450 spread throughout the state. We have 6 district ma […]

  • Taking care of your chops

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      April 26, 2016
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    How often do you find yourself eating in a rush before rehearsal, keeping your trusty daily coffee/tea/other beverage next to you on stage, or realizing you forgot to brush your teeth AGAIN before your lesson? Trust me, we’ve all been there! It goes without saying, but the better care you can take of your mouth before you play, the […]

  • The Magic Flute

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    Erin Nichols
    Date
      April 20, 2016
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    Hi everyone! I have been in fabulous New York City this week! Did you know that Broadway pit orchestra members often have to play multiple woodwind instruments? Instead of “flute” parts, musicians often have a “reed” book, requiring them to frequently switch between flute, piccolo, oboe, clarinet, and/or saxophone! […]

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