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...

NFA convention FOMO

The National Flute Association annual convention, held in beautiful Salt Lake City this year, starts on Thursday, and unfortunately I will not be attending this year. My daughter was born in April and I have just returned to work, so making the trip just wasn’t...

Flute choir reading and beatbox event

The Indy Winds Flute Choir is hosting an exciting event next month, and we’re helping to get the word out! We are so lucky to have such a unique and fun group here in Indianapolis to cultivate flute playing and enjoyment at all playing levels. On Sunday, March...

From ISSMA to BOA

It’s a busy time of year in the band world! Last weekend the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) held State Finals competition, and this coming weekend is the Bands of America (BOA) Grand National Championships–both in downtown Indianapolis at...

Improvisation inspiration

Last night I attended a wonderful clinic featuring Wycliffe Gordon, acclaimed trombonist, here at Paige’s Music. It was sponsored by the wonderful folks at Yamaha and put on by our own Tucker Woerner, low brass specialist. Gordon had so many interesting and...