Stars and Stripes Forever!

I hope everyone has fun plans that keep you safe–and cool!–for the 4th of July holiday tomorrow! In honor of the holiday, I thought I would pass along some history on piccolo’s most famous solo: The Stars and Stripes Forever, by John Philip Sousa....

Music Madness sale!

For the past few years we’ve held an event that not only saves you money on great instruments and supplies, but it’s also a lot of fun! We call it our Music Madness Sale and it happens in coordination with the college basketball tournament that begins about this same...

Staff spotlight: Mike Weimer

If you or your flute student have ever had an instrument delivered to one of the over 400 schools that Paige’s Music and the Indy Flute Shop serve,  chances are you’ve come across one of our wonderful road warriors, also known as our district managers....

Remembering Loretta Contino

This past Sunday, I had the honor of playing in a flute choir for the memorial service of former professor of flute at Butler University, Loretta Contino. Although I never studied privately with her, her legacy was still very strong at the time that I attended Butler,...

Staff spotlight: Steve Ruppert

This month’s staff spotlight is very near and dear to my heart: woodwind repair technician Steve Ruppert! I first met Steve when he sold my family my very first flute from Weast Music, way back in 1994! It’s been a joy to come full circle and work...

Open-holed keys

Good morning! Cold enough for all you fellow Hoosiers?? This week on the IFS blog we’re talking about open-holed flutes: the benefits, how they work, and alleviating the fear of them with younger players! Enjoy!