Ready, set, stop! A different kind of preparation

How to go from fear to freedom, one step at a time

Free e-book from Seth Godin, Stop Stealing Dreams

Seth Godin on happiness and enjoying where we are

Teaching kids contemporary music and French parents boycotting homework

Making opera innovative

So Percussion and their model of success

The hospitality of composer Jennifer Higdon

Thoughts on the artistic thinking process

Creativity, the key skill of the 21st century

Dealing with onstage distractions, from the Musician’s Way

El-sistema inspired Play On Philly looking for Teaching Artists, application deadline is April 15, 2012

Hear/Now Festival in Pittsburgh, Friday & Saturday, April 13 & 14, also here


The Rochester Flute Association Flute Fair 2012 will be November 9-10, 2012.  The guest artist is Marina Piccinini.  If you would like to participate in the RFA’s Annual Flute Fair by organizing and presenting a 45-50 minute workshop, concert, reading session, panel discussion, class, or other type of event, fill out the Event Proposal Form in as much detail as possible. Return your completed event proposal form  to Meghan Knitter, RFA Flute Fair Co-Chair, by June 1. You can locate this form on the RFA website, Presentations for Flute Fair will be held on Saturday, November 10th between 9 am and 1 pm.

Flutist Helen Bledsoe on singing and playing

Oberlin Flute Academy and Flute Workshop info here

International Flute Symposium at West Virginia University July 17-22, 2012, with Lorna McGhee, Elizabeth Buck, Christopher Chaffee, Alberto Almarza, Zachariah Galatis, Michele Gori, The Fourth Wall

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