Emerson DeFord

At the National Flute Association convention in Salt Lake City this past August, the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to master flute maker and entrepreneur Emerson DeFord. Many aspects of the flute that we take for granted today, particularly on student...

Test Drive Your Contest Solo

If you haven’t seen on Facebook, we are getting ready to host the first event of the new decade (!!), and it is a great opportunity that you don’t want to miss if you know (or are) a student preparing for ISSMA Solo and Ensemble contest. Do your students...

A Very Flutey Christmas

It’s almost Christmas! I truly hope that each and every one of my readers is having a fabulous holiday season, whatever your celebrations and traditions may be. I feel so fortunate to be able to share a very small part of my customers’ celebrations every...

The end of an era

In the spirit of the season, we are celebrating and remembering here at the flute shop and Paige’s Music this week: our long-time head of repair, as well as flute repair guru, Tim Roethler is officially retiring this Friday the 13th. Tim has been with...

Win-D-Fender

Hot New Product alert, now at the Indy Flute Shop: The Win-D-Fender! If you have done any amount of outdoor playing, you’ve been there: you’re all warmed up and ready to play, you take a deep, full breath to play your first note, and…nothing. You find yourself...