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It’s Electric! Exploring The World of the Electric Flute with Dr. Melissa Keeling and Flute Authority

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Have you ever been curious about the electric flute’s unique sound? Or are you on the lookout for detailed insights into various flute brands? We’re thrilled to announce that Dr. Melissa Keeling, together with Flute Authority, will be visiting Paige’s Music in Indianapolis on April 11, 2024. This event is a golden opportunity for flute enthusiasts and learners to dive deep into the world of electric flute music.

Who is Dr. Melissa Keeling?

Dr. Melissa Keeling is a composer and flutist who is best-known for her work incorporating effects pedals, improvisation, and the Glissando Headjoint. Her book, “The Electric Flute,” was the winner of the 2023 National Flute Association Newly Published Music Competition. She is also active on YouTube, and her music videos have gained over 1 million views worldwide. Dr. Keeling is a Trevor James Flutes Artist.

Experience Live Performances and Interactive Workshops

Dr. Keeling will captivate the audience with her original electric flute compositions, showcasing the instrument’s versatility and rich sound palette. Following the performance, she will lead a hands-on workshop, providing attendees with the chance to try the electric flute themselves. Whether you’re a seasoned player or new to the flute, this workshop will open new horizons in your musical journey.

Learn About Extended Techniques and Contemporary Flute Music

The realm of flute music is evolving, with more compositions embracing extended techniques and electric flute arrangements. Some pieces incorporating these advanced techniques are now part of the Group I list for ISSMA Solo & Ensemble. This workshop is the perfect venue to explore these techniques, especially for students who may not have the opportunity to practice them in a band setting.

Explore Top Flute Brands with Flute Authority

Flute Authority will guide attendees through the maze of flute models, offering insights into what to consider when upgrading your instrument. Featured brands include Trevor James, Miyazawa, Sankyo, Hammig, and Song. Participants will have the chance to test these instruments firsthand, making it easier to find the flute that best suits their needs.


Why You Shouldn’t Miss This Event

This event is not just for students; parents and teachers will also benefit from the comprehensive education on selecting the right flute. It’s a unique opportunity to meet and learn from experts like Dr. Melissa Keeling and representatives from Flute Authority, all under the roof of Paige’s Music, a trusted name in music education and instrument sales in Indianapolis.

Reserve Your Spot Today!

Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to enhance your flute playing skills and knowledge. Mark your calendars for April 11, 2024, and join us at Paige’s Music for an unforgettable experience with Dr. Melissa Keeling and Flute Authority. Whether you’re looking to learn about electric flute, explore new flute brands, or simply enjoy a day of music and learning, this event is for you.