Episode 37

Flute 360 | Episode 37: “An Interview with Valerie Coleman” (40:37) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Professor Valerie Coleman who is a flutist, composer, and teacher. In August of 2018, she was appointed as Assistant Professor of Performance, Chamber Music, and Entrepreneurship at Frost School of Music in Miami, Florida! Today, Heidi and Valerie [...]

Episode 36

Flute 360 | Episode 36: “An Interview with Gary Schocker” (42:32) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Gary Schocker who is a flutist, composer, teacher, pianist, and harpist. Topics include music education, compositional process, and musicality. Check out today’s episode to hear more! Episode 36 – Main Points: 1:26 – Welcome! 1:28 – Question 1: [...]

Episode 35

Flute 360 | Episode 35: “An Interview with Daniel Dorff” (1:20:50) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Daniel Dorff who is a composer, an editor for Theodore Presser Company, clarinetist, and saxophonist. Heidi and Daniel talk about his musical background, compositional process, his works, and much more! Check out today’s episode for more details.  Episode [...]

Episode 34

Flute 360 | Episode 34: “An Interview with Christopher Caliendo” (52:42) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Christopher Caliendo who is a guitarist, composer, and a banker. He currently resides in California with his wife (Kristin) and son (Christian Paul). Christopher and Heidi talk about his background, compositional process, and advice for performers and composers [...]

Episode 33

Flute 360 | Episode 33: “An Interview with Nicole Chamberlain” (32:14) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Nicole Chamberlain who is a flutist and a composer who resides in Atlanta, Georgia (U.S.). She received her Bachelor’s in Music Composition from the University of Georgia. To read Nicole’s full biography, please click here. Episode 33 – [...]

Episode 32

Flute 360 | Episode 32: “Journal Entry 7” (9:25) In today’s episode, Heidi talks about using technology within your lessons to help your students improve musically. She lists a few websites and technological tools that you can incorporate in-and-out of your student’s lessons. Finally, Heidi will be in the Chicago-land area the last week of [...]

Episode 31

Flute 360 | Episode 31: “Journal Entry 6” (13:31) In today’s episode, Heidi shares that she is in the 2nd week of using Invisalign, and how it is affecting her flute playing. The challenges that come with playing with braces are many, but the opportunity to experience this challenge is great for many reasons. She [...]

Episode 30

Flute 360 | Episode 30: “Journal Entry 5” (4:28) In today’s episode, Heidi discusses the start of her music listening journal. She encourages young musicians to listen to compositions from start to finish. This way the listener follows the composer along their musical journey. For example, not only listening to all of Beethoven’s Symphony No. [...]

Episode 29

Flute 360 | Episode 29: “Journal Entry 4” (19:52) In today’s episode, Heidi discusses the underlining life lessons she is taking from her part-time job being a show note writer. The guests and panelists on these podcast shows are talking about coding, programming, and developing computer software and/or codes; however, there are core lessons to [...]

Episode 28

Flute 360 | Episode 28: “Journal Entry 3” (7:18) In today’s episode, Heidi discusses an important music lesson she learned from TTU, applied it to the student in need, and saw amazing results. Not only did Heidi hear and feel the changes, but, more importantly, the student noticed and it impacted her, too. Episode 28 [...]