Episode 106

Flute 360 | Episode 106: “An Interview with Beatriz Macías” (45:09)

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In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Beatriz Macías who is the artistic director of the Tampere Flute Fest on April 25-26, 2020 in Finland! In this inspiring conversation, Beatriz shares with us what it takes to be an artistic director, the lessons she’s learned along the way, and much more! Check-out today’s episode to be encouraged as you organize your next music event!

Episode 106 – Main Points:

  • 0:50– Gold Sponsor: Carolyn Nussbaum Music Company
  • 2:01 – Welcome & Introduction!
  • 2:35 – Flute 360’s Episode 15
  • 4:23 – Question: Please share, with the listeners, who you are and your musical background!
  • 4:27 – Beatriz’s Answer
  • 5:00 – Music & Music Education in Texas
  • 5:53 – Reinecke’s Flute Concerto
  • 5:57 – Boston Conservatory at Berklee
  • 6:21 – Yamaha Young Performing Artists
  • 8:35 – Texas Flute Society
  • 11:18 – Question: You are the artistic director of the Tampere Flute Festival, which will be held on April 25-26, 2020. Is this the first time that you’ve held such a position?
  • 11:30 – Beatriz’s Answer
  • 11:45 – Question: What inspired you to launch this flute festival?
  • 11:50 – Beatriz’s Answer
  • 13:50 – National Flute Association
  • 13:54 – Houston Flute Club
  • 14:24 – Question: Through this position, what lessons have you learned along the way?
  • 14:30 – Answer: Communication, Prioritization & Build Community Support
  • 16:15 – Question: What responsibilities does the artistic director have?
  • 16:35 – Beatriz’s Answer
  • 20:55 – Beatriz lists her three goals for this Tampere Flute Festival (2020).
  • 22:55 – Alexis Roman, flutist (E101)
  • 23:14 – Tip: Write-out your mission statement before heading into a new role!
  • 23:57 – Marketing & Visibility
  • 25:25 – Question: In regards to the sponsors, please feel free to share who they are, and what tricks of the trade did you utilize to obtain these corporate sponsorships?
  • 25:39 – Beatriz mentions the festival’s corporate sponsors – listen here!
  • 28:20 – Flute 360’s Episode 100
  • 30:29 – Question: Please share with us the design of the festival’s website.
  • 30:37 – Beatriz’s Answer
  • 33:25 – Question: Do you have any advice for the students who will be competing and, or performing at the festival?
  • 33:45 – Beatriz’s Answer
  • 34:43 – Learn the art of resilience like nylon!
  • 35:53 – Hélène Boulègue, flutist
  • 37:38 – Question: Any last sentiments that you’d like to share?
  • 37:45 – Beatriz’s Answer
  • 39:27 – PICKS!
  • 43:28 – Conclusion
  • 43:56 – Bronze Sponsor: J&K Productions

PICKS!

Beatriz

Heidi:

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