The Flutist Quarterly, the flagship member publication of the National Flute Association, was founded more than four decades ago, dating back almost as far as the organization itself. Recognized throughout the international flute community for its quality and visual appeal, The Flutist Quarterly provides information and articles about the performance, study, history, manufacture, and enjoyment of flutes, flutists, and flute music. The magazine features articles written by leading flute performers, scholars, and teachers and news about developments and accomplishments in the NFA membership and flute community at large. Article topics range from breaking discoveries and new insights in research and methodologies to in-depth analyses of new works. Profiles of the world’s leading flutists and pedagogues, significant activities in communities from Boston to China and all points in-between, performance health insights, and developments in flute repair and manufacture are among topics explored in the magazine’s feature articles. Regular departments include reports on flute club activities, Annual NFA Convention news and updates, obituaries, international news, news from and about the NFA, announcements of new products, and reviews of new CDs, music, and books pertaining to flute.
The Winter 2016 Issue
The Winter 2016 issue of The Flutist Quarterly features an article by flutist and historian Mimi Stillman about a “new” work written by Nazi survivor Mieczyslaw Weinberg nearly seven decades ago but only recently premiered by the author. Delve into the rich works of five Baltic composers from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania in an article by Paul Taub, whose performance and research interests focus on contemporary Eastern European flute works. Also in this issue are profiles of the 2015 recipients of the Myrna Brown International Scholarship and the Frances Blaisdell Convention Scholarship, a look inside the achievements of the NFA Cultural Outreach Committee, and much more.
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