Are you Music Strong?

Whew! I have been traveling so much, there has been no time for updating, sorry!  This last week I was blessed to have been invited to present at Stephen F. Austin University in Nacadoches, TX.  I gave a flute masterclass, a recital, two Music Strong workshops and a presentation on being a musician in the military.  It was a wonderful trip and I had a great Continue Reading →

Music Strong at University of Chattanooga

Yesterday I had the wonderful privilege of getting to present a 2-hour workshop to the students and faculty at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga.  Special thanks to Dr. Heather Small for organizing this event.  We had a great turnout and lots of class participation.  It was amazing to see how almost everyone had an ache, a pain, an injury previous or ongoing and lots of Continue Reading →

Upcoming Middle Tennessee Flute Days

There are two excellent opportunities for growth, learning and fun for Middle Tennessee Flutists coming up VERY soon! January 26, 2013 Middle Tennessee State University Flute Festival Website: http://mtsuflute.weebly.com/2013-mtsu-flute-festival2.html Guest Artist: Kate Lukas Guest Artist Biography: KateLukas is Professor of Flute at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. She is a former faculty member of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (awarded the distinction Continue Reading →

When You Don’t Know What to Do, Just DO!

Ah…..the wonderful feeling you get from relaxing, taking a break, doing nothing… Which can turn into the feeling of “ugh, I feel awful for doing nothing for so long!” And there are few things more wonderful (to me) the the feeling of working out after a LONG break – remember how the muscles feel to be used, the feeling of effort, of strain, of strength coming Continue Reading →