Episode 50

Flute 360 | Episode 50: “Published Flutists with Marianne Gedigian” (41:02) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with flutist and teacher, Marianne Gedigian, about her book, “The Survival of the Flutist.” Topics such as creativity, vulnerability, and permissibility are mentioned throughout the ladies’ conversation. To hear more about Marianne’s book and her journey, check out today’s [...]

Episode 49

Flute 360 | Episode 49: “Published Flutists with Dr. Terri Sánchez” (44:28) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with flutist and teacher, Dr. Terri Sánchez. The ladies discuss Terri’s process of writing her two books, flute-practicing ideas, and the creative process. Stay-tuned for Episode 57, which will air on April 27, 2019 where Heidi talks with [...]

Episode 48

Flute 360 | Episode 48: “Published Flutists with Dr. Kyle Dzapo” (35:32) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with flutist, educator, and scholar Dr. Kyle Dzapo. The ladies discuss Kyle’s process from the proposal, to writing the chapters, and to the editing phase. Listen to today’s episode to hear insightful advice from Kyle and hear about [...]

Episode 47

Flute 360 | Episode 47: “Competition Repertoire Guides with Peter Senchuk” (54:50) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with composer Peter Senchuk about his Sonata for Flute and Piano (2016) in great detail. Peter talks about the overall idea of his sonata, the premiere of the work, and Heidi offers some performance suggestions. Part Two of [...]

Episode 46

Flute 360 | Episode 46: “Competition Repertoire Guides with Matt Smith & Dr. Christine Beard” (1:17:09) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Matt Smith and Dr. Christine Beard about Matt’s composition, Sonata No. 2 for Piccolo and Piano. Both composer and piccoloist go into great detail about each movement. Heidi suggests that you listen with [...]

Episode 45

Flute 360 | Episode 45: “Competition Repertoire Guides with Amy Porter” (40:41) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Amy Porter (University of Michigan) about the piece, “East Wind” by Shulamit Ran and Telemann’s Fantasie in A Major. Both pieces are repertoire requirements for TFS’ Myrna Brown Competition. Amy goes into great detail about these flute solos [...]

Episode 44

Flute 360 | Episode 44: “Competition Repertoire Guides with Jake Fridkis” (57:22) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Jake Fridkis who is the principal flutist with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. We talk about specific repertoire requirements for NFA and TFS competitions that are approaching. Repertoire includes Telemann’s Fantasie in A Major, Büsser’s Prélude et [...]

Episode 43

Flute 360 | Episode 43: “Kathy Blocki, Inventor of the Pneumo Pro” (28:10) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Kathy Blocki who is a flutist, teacher, and inventor of the Pneumo Pro! Heidi and Kathy talk about her process, obstacles along the way, the product and what solutions it resolves. Check-out today’s episode for more [...]

Episode 42

Flute 360 | Episode 42: “Hans Kuijt, Inventor of lefreQue” (37:10) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Hans Kuijt who is a saxophonist, flutist, teacher, and inventor of lefreQue! Heidi and Hans talk about his process, obstacles along the way, and the product and what solutions it resolves. Check-out today’s episode for more details! Episode [...]

Episode 41

Flute 360 | Episode 41: “Ho-Fan Lee, Thumbport Inventor” (37:22) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Ho-Fan Lee who is not only the inventor of the Thumbport, but also a flutist and engineer! Heidi and Ho-Fan talk about his creative process, resources that he utilized, and obstacles he overcame while creating and producing the Thumbport. [...]