Indy Flute Shop Closed Until April 7th

In compliance with the recent executive order issued by Governor Holcomb, Paige’s Music and our specialty shops Chops Percussion, Encore Orchestral Strings & Indy Flute Shop will be temporarily closed until Tuesday, April 7th. During this time we will not have...

New flute choir arrangements

Being a local small business, I am always happy to support fellow small businesses whenever possible. From flute bags to private lessons, there are tons of opportunities to shop and support these types of businesses in the flute world. Now, I’m happy to announce...

Bass Flute News

You’ve been asking for it for years now, and the time has finally come: the Indy Flute Shop has a bass flute available to rent! Up until now, bass flutes have been a special-order, outright purchase only option due to their price and lack of demand. However, in...

State Solo and Ensemble Contest

This blog post is one from the archives, but it has a ton of useful information in it so I’m reposing it in honor of ISSMA State Solo and Ensemble contest this Saturday! And remember, we’re just a quick drive from North Central High School, in case the...

IU Flute Academy

If you live anywhere near the Bloomington area and are interested in you or your student receiving the very highest caliber of private and group study, you need to check out the IU Jacobs School of Music Flute Academy. The Flute Academy is a flute study course for...

C# trill key

This week’s blog is one from the archives…I think I have a few new followers since this video was originally posted in November 2014. I also look a tad more well-rested… This video is a quick overview of the purpose of the C# trill key, a feature...

Legends: Jean-Pierre Rampal

Last Friday, I posted a wonderful video from 1987 of Jean-Pierre Rampal playing Mozart’s Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (see it here). It made me realize that while I have covered many important composers of flute music, that I have...

You get what you pay for: piccolos

I did something I knew I would regret the other day: I went to Amazon and searched “piccolo.” No brand name, no price specifications. As I expected, a plethora of inexpensive instruments in an array of colors and finishes greeted me, promising great sound...