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Exercises for Flutists

In Corrective Exercise, Fitness, Flute, Special Thanks by Angela

Recently I was asked to write an article for Flutist Quarterly, the quarterly publication of the National Flute Association. There are a LOT of beneficial exercises for flutists, but I picked 2 stretches and 2 strengthening exercises I felt were the most beneficial, with no equipment, for the general population of flute players. These may be more difficult for some, …

Music Strong at University of Chattanooga

In Special Thanks, Travel, Workshops by Angela

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 …

Gordelli Flute Concerto and Panama City Pops

In Flute, Special Thanks by Angela

This past May 5th I had the privelege of stepping out from among the orchestra to be accompanied by them.  At the National Flute Association Convention in Charlotte this past year, I heard Christina Jennings play this at the gala concert and said “I have to play that”.  Alas, I also REALLY wanted to play the Larry Singer piccolo concerto …

Panama City Beach Boot Camp 81% OFF!

In Boot Camp, Fitness, Motivation and Success, Special Thanks by Angela

One of the products of Music Strong is the Panama City Beach Boot Camp.  I decided that it was a shame to not have any boot camp classes in a non-gym-membership type setting available.  I checked into it and sure enough while we do have the world’s most beautiful beaches, there were no boot camp classes being offered!  And thus, …