Episode 64

Flute 360 | Episode 64: “The Competition Process: The Submission & The Wait” (10:24) In today’s episode, Heidi talks about submitting your competition documents. Carefully read the jury’s requirements and gather all of your files accordingly. If a biography or résumé is required, make sure to proofread your work. Give yourself ample time to submit [...]

Episode 63

Flute 360 | Episode 63: “The Competition Process: Record” (11:07) In today’s episode, Heidi talks about the recording process for your next competition. You have invested your time, energy, and money, so far, throughout this journey. Are you able to invest some more money into hiring an audio engineer? Or invest in an inexpensive microphone [...]

Episode 62

Flute 360 | Episode 62: “The Competition Process: Preparation” (17:33) In today’s episode, Heidi talks about how to prepare for your next flute competition! It is important to remember that not only are you preparing the repertoire but, also, your mind, body, and spirit. Take into consideration a holistic standpoint as you prepare for your [...]

Episode 61

Flute 360 | Episode 61: “The Competition Process: Organization” (21:48) In today’s episode, Heidi talks about how to organize yourself while preparing for a competition. She offers suggestions, such as finding out the “why” you’d compete, what resources to use, organizational tips, and how to be strategic through the competition process. Check out today’s episode [...]

Episode 60

Flute 360 | Episode 60: “Flute Studio Highlights with Sarah Robertson at Sand Dollar Music” (53:45) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Sarah Robertson who is a co-teacher at the Sand Dollar Music Studio. Sarah is a flutist, educator, wife, and mother who works and lives in the Dayton, Ohio area. Heidi and Sarah discuss [...]

Episode 59

Flute 360 | Episode 59: “Flute Studio Highlights with Dr. Cobus du Toit” (53:01) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Cobus du Toit who is the flute professor at UMass, Amherst, Massachusetts. He shares past, current, and future projects that are in the works: UMass Flute Day, Castérède Recording Project, #webringflowers, and Vocabulary of Emotion. [...]

Episode 58

Flute 360 | Episode 58: “Studio Highlights with Dr. Julee Kim Walker” (24:56) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with the flute students at Texas A&M, Commerce, TX under the direction of Dr. Julee Kim Walker. The students discuss their accomplishments, setbacks, summer plans, and teacher highlights. Check out today’s episode to hear from these inspiring [...]

Episode 57

Flute 360 | Episode 57: “Studio Highlights at The University of Texas at Arlington” (40:46) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with the flute students at The University of Texas at Arlington, under the direction of Dr. Terri Sánchez! Today’s interview includes two parts: a performance class of seven undergraduate flutists, and the entire flute studio. [...]

Episode 56

Flute 360 | Episode 56: “Academic Highlights at Texas Woman’s University” (42:38) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with the Flute Pedagogy class at Texas Woman’s University. Dr. Danielle Woolery who is a clarinetist and a music education specialist teaches the pedagogy class. My time at TWU was eventful with a Flute 360 presentation and then [...]

Episode 55

Flute 360 | Episode 55: “Tips for Doublers with Tereasa Payne” (56:14) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Tereasa Payne who is a doubler, teacher, and volunteer! Tereasa discusses her background, offers resources for doublers, and answers three social media questions from a multi-instrumentalist student. Check out today’s episode to hear all the details! Episode [...]