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The Beaker Face

In Flute by Angela0 Comments

Any child who was priveledged enough to grow up in the age of Hannah-Barbara, otherwise known as the 1980’s, when the cartoons on Saturday morning were worth watching ( a la: GI Joe, She-Ra, He-Man, Rainbow Bright, My Little Pony and Thunder Cats), kids were expected to go outside and play after school and The Muppets reigned supreme, can identify …

NFA Convention Brochure

In Flute, Travel by Angela0 Comments

The 2011 National Flute Association Convention Brochure is online now and will be shipped out to thousands of flutists worldwide in the next couple of weeks.  I took a peek at it today and got a nice surprise, my presentation “Lift, Play, Love: Basic Weightlifting for Efficient Flute Playing” has been listed on the brochure on Body, Mind and Spirit!  …

Spring is Coming, What are you Going to Do?

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Concerts, Camps, Festivals, Workshops, Etc. Spring and Summer are the times of year when we see a huge influx of camps and workshops, all geared towards immersing ourselves in what we love. First up, Interlochen Arts Academy is holding a special performance by their theatre and jazz students on Thursday, March 3 at 7:00pm in Naples, Florida. Beverly Hall Naples …

Presentation Announcement

In Fitness, Flute, Travel by Angela0 Comments

I have just received the news that my presentation for the Florida Flute Association Annual Convention has been accepted! I will be giving the presentation, “Lift, Play, Love: Basic Weight Lifting for Efficient Flute Playing” on January 30th, 2011 at 9 AM at the Orlando Marriott. ” In the moment, you want to focus on making music … not on …

Trip to Nicholls

In Fitness, Flute, Travel by Angela0 Comments

See?  Foam rolling can be fun… These students were such great sports.  We had a lot of fun learning and trying together.  As I stated in an earlier blog post, I got invited to Nicholls University to do a presentation on Workouts for Musicians.  We went through some basic anatomy and physiology and then we all did some dynamic integration …