Exercises for sore flutists

Well, we’re at the halfway point of 2020 and all I can say is…whew. It’s been a doozy! Whether you’re back to a normal working and playing schedule, working from home, or still waiting to go back to work, a lot of us are starting to feel the...

Tackling tarnish

I pulled this blog post from the archives because I think it’s a great reminder on some easy things we can do to help slow the progression of pesky tarnish on our beautiful instruments. I get a lot of questions asking about how to prevent buildup and tarnish,...

Performer spotlight: Valerie Coleman

An often-overlooked but incredibly important contributor to the flute world, both as a composer and performer, Valerie Coleman is an iconic artist who has paved her own unique way to success. She has been named one of the Top 35 Women Composers by the Washington Post,...

Remembering Christel DeHaan

The Indianapolis arts and education community has suffered a profound loss with the passing of Christel DeHaan. A self-made millionaire, DeHaan dedicated the last decades of her life to philanthropy in the areas of music, the arts, education, and global poverty. She...

Summer step-up promo

As school ends and summer begins, we’re all looking for ways to safely ease back into some kind of normal, whatever that means. And what better way to get in the mood for summer than with a sale? We know that times have been tough, and many people have taken a...

We’re Open!

As of Saturday, May 16th, I am happy to report that the Indy Flute Shop is open for business! Of course, the safety of both our staff members and our customers is our utmost concern, so we are implementing several policies to help keep everyone safe. We truly...

YPC 87 piccolo

If you’re in the market for a new piccolo, I’ve got some great news for you! Debuted at the January 2020 NAMM show in Anaheim, the YPC 87 piccolo from Yamaha has some really exciting new features that are hard to find on a piccolo at this price point. Best...

Warren Township NAMM Foundation Award

This news is a bit belated, but I wanted to give a HUGE congratulations to the Metropolitan School District of Warren Township, here in Indianapolis, for winning the NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation 2020 Best Communities for Music...

What I’m tuning into this week

As our lifestyle of quarantining and social distancing drags on for another week, I’ve really been looking for the silver linings whenever I can. I am so thankful for continued employment for myself and my husband, the chance to be home with my daughter (who...