Volante Winds

If you’re looking for some wonderful music performed by top-notch musicians to usher in Christmas and close this year out, look no further than Volante Winds. Now in their 5th Season, Volante Winds has reached high acclaim in the field of chamber music for their...

Win-D-Fender

Hot New Product alert, now at the Indy Flute Shop: The Win-D-Fender! If you have done any amount of outdoor playing, you’ve been there: you’re all warmed up and ready to play, you take a deep, full breath to play your first note, and…nothing. You find yourself...

History of Mozart’s Concerto in D Major

Although it may seem a bit trite to try to condense the history of such a prolific work, let alone the composer behind it, I wanted to stick our toes just a bit into the history of one of the most famous flute concerti, Mozart’s Concerto No. 2 for flute in G Major, K....

Composer of the month: Philippe Gaubert

Our composer of the month for May is the illustrious Philippe Gaubert, who was also a respected conductor and flute performer as well as composer of flute music. Considered by some to be a “weekend composer,” he nonetheless wrote several pieces that are still staples...

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....

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,...