Episode 99

Flute 360 | Episode 99: “Building Your C.V. Through International Experiences with Demarre McGill” (35:43) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Demarre McGill about how we as flutists can build our C.V. through international experiences. Demarre humbly shares his international career and the lessons he’s learned along the way. Topics vary from job announcements, finding [...]

Episode 98

Flute 360 | Episode 98: “Building Your C.V. Through International Experiences with Dr. Nevart Galileas” (34:00) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Dr. Nevart Galileas about adding international experiences to build your résumé or curriculum vitae. Dr. Galileas gives her advice regarding this area and shares the benefits of traveling abroad to enhance your musical [...]

Episode 97

Flute 360 | Episode 97: “Let’s Talk Monkey Brain with Nicholas Pallesen” (1:09:03) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Nicholas Pallesen who is a transformative coach, speaker, and mental performance specialist. He has been helping people for over a decade, and has given presentations and held residencies nationally and internationally. Nicholas talks about various topics [...]

Episode 96

Flute 360 | Episode 96: “Understanding Self-Control with Dr. Jessica Alquist” (42:38) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Dr. Jessica Alquist about self-control. Jessica not only is a psychology professor at Texas Tech University, but she is also a flutist! Listen to today’s episode to benefit from the information, and apply it to your practice [...]

Episode 95

Flute 360 | Episode 95: “Understanding the Flow State with Chris Neal, Part 2” (37:51) Today’s dialogue is a continuation of last week’s episode (E94) with Chris Neal (LPC). Chris talks about ways in which we can achieve the state of flow in the practice room, on stage, and more importantly within our daily lives! [...]

Episode 94

Flute 360 | Episode 94: “Understanding the Flow State with Chris Neal, Part 1” (36:09) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Chris Neal (LPC) about how we as musicians can experience the flow state within our performances! Chris dives into his research and shares his findings with us. Episode 94’s discussion continues into Episode 95, [...]

Episode 93

Flute 360 | Episode 93: “Mind-Body Integration Techniques to Help Relieve Performance Anxiety, Part 2” (42:36) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Chris Neal (LPC) about mind-body integration approaches to lessen the symptoms of performance anxiety. There are many techniques that fall under the mind and body integration category, according to The National Center of [...]

Episode 92

Flute 360 | Episode 92: “Mind-Body Integration Techniques to Help Relieve Performance Anxiety, Part 1” (40:56) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Chris Neal about mind-body integration approaches to lessen the symptoms of performance anxiety. Many techniques fall under the mind and body integration category, according to The National Center of Complementary and Integrative Health [...]

Episode 91

Flute 360 | Episode 91: “Flute and Movement, A Group Discussion” (1:08:59) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Kathy Blocki, Emma Shubin, Weronika Balewski, and Zara Lawler about incorporating the body within our musical performances! Integrating the whole body can help you play your music more accurately, freely and expressively! Check out these ladies’ websites [...]

Episode 90

Flute 360 | Episode 90: “An Interview with Kathy Blocki, Creator of KinderFlute” (49:42) In today’s episode, Heidi talks with Kathy Blocki who wears multiple hats! However, the role that we are going to discuss today is Kathy’s role as the creator of KinderFlute! Kathy talks about her inspiration to start the program, lesson plans, [...]