Useful and Interesting Links
CUSTOMIZED FLUTES - Make Life More Comfortable
- by Alexa Still (first appeared in Pan, magazine of the British Flute Society September 2003)
National Flute Association
- this organisation is a wonderful resource. Members have access to a huge library, cheap instrument insurance and much more.
Dayton Miller Flute Collection
- located in Washington DC. Here you can see some less common versions of the flute!
- this site will help explain how a flute works, taken from Physics Today, Feb 2000 issue.
New Zealand Music Center
- therwise known as SOUNZ, a publisher and agent for New Zealand Music and recordings.
- a headjoint maker. I think my Drelinger headjoints are wonderful.
- a flute maker and pad designer. I use these pads and think they are wonderful!
Brannen Brothers Flutes Inc
- I play one of these, and I love it!
- makes wonderful wooden flutes, in USA. I have one of Chris' "tin whistles" (actually very pretty wood and silver) for use in John Corigliano's Pied Piper Fantasy.
- famed headjoint maker, also makes wonderful wooden flutes, in England
- a US flute specialty store that stocks everything, incl. my CDs and my published arrangements/transcriptions.
Carolyn Nussbaum Music Co
- flute repairer and specialty store, also stocking my CDs.
- my australian mates; the down-under specialty flute store selling flutes!
Sherry's Flute Repair & Sales
- Sherry is one of very few people I trust my flute with. Sherry does excellent work, and really cares. I cannot recommend her highly enough.
William Grant Still Music
- I love Still's music and no, I regret I am not related as far as I know. However, I recorded some and often include it in recitals. I always get asked where the music can be purchased. Here is the link to the business, directed by his daughter JudyAnn, devoted to promoting and supplying William Grant Still's music.
- Opus has published some of my transcriptions, and you can buy them directly. The quality of printing and paper etc is really top quality.
- You can usually get at least some of my CDs here.
- many flute related links