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...

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...

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...

Curved head flutes

This topic is one from the archives, but with updated information! When most flute players think of curved headjoints, they think of alto and bass flutes. But did you know that curved headjoints are available on regular C flutes as well? These instruments, designed...

Galway Crusader Headjoint

A few weeks ago, I had the honor (or honour, as the case may be) of seeing Sir James Galway perform some of the greatest standards in flute literature at the Palladium Center for Performing Arts in Carmel. I also was fortunate enough to meet him briefly after the...