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It’s Performance Day!

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It’s Performance Day! Success in the Spotlight by Cathy Collinge Herrera

How do seasoned professionals manage time and energy in the pre-concert hours to maximize “having a good day” on performance day – being at their physical and mental best when it counts most?

Based on advice from performing artists from around the world, It’s Performance Day! is a comprehensive look at the many strategies to manage peace of mind, nutrition, daily habits, performance day routines, energy maintenance, and spiritual focus, to be at your best for the big day. Organize your thoughts, and harness your energies to your advantage, with specific sections to explore everyday routines used by the experts for exercise, nutrition, and wellness, as well as plans for performance day readiness.  Gain insights from flutist Herrera’s in-depth interviews with musicians from diverse musical genres, ages, and cultures – ranging from Emmanuel Pahud to Ian Anderson to Paula Robison to Project Trio.  Valuable guidance is shared by over 80 leading performers from around the world, in genres from classical to Latin jazz, liturgical to progressive rock, and more.  Read about their vast experience with performance day practicalities, and with mind and body performance preparation.  Keep current on the latest successful strategies for live-streaming and performing from your own home or studio, the newest public performance setting that is here to stay!

Participating Artists:

ANDERSON, IAN –  Rock music’s flutist and voice behind the legendary Jethro Tull
ASSIMAKOPOULOS, NINA –  Flute Professor at West Virginia University
ATALAY, NIHAN – Flute Professor at the Mimar Sinan University in Istanbul, Turkey
AUER, WALTER – Principal Flutist of the Vienna Philharmonic
BARILE, CLAUDIO – Principal Flutist of the Buenos Aires Philharmonic
BEARD, CHRISTINE  – Piccolo Soloist, Professor of Flute and Music Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska at Omaha
BELLAVANCE, MICHEL – Flute Professor at the Geneva Conservatoire
BENNETT, WILLIAM “WIBB” –  Flute Professor at The Royal Academy of Music; recording artist
with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, and the English Chamber Orchestra
BOUSTANY, WISSAM  – Flute Soloist, Flute Professor at Trinity Laban, London and Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester
BOYD, BONITA  – Flute Soloist, Flute Professor at Eastman School of Music
BUYSE, LEONE – Flute Soloist, Flute Professor at Rice University, former Principal Flutist with the Boston Pops
CARRERA GALARZA, LUCIANO  – Former Principal Flutist with the Ecuador National Symphony
DA DALT, PATRICIA – Flutist with the National Symphony Orchestra of Argentina
DALE, CAROL – Flutist and Music Coordinator at Village Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village, KS
DICK, ROBERT – Flute Soloist, Pioneer of extended techniques for flute; Flute Professor at New York University
EDMUND-DAVIES, PAUL – Former Principal Flute of the London Symphony Orchestra                                                    ESPOSITO, NICOLE  – Flute Professor at The University of Iowa
FLOYD, ANGELEITA – Author of “The Gilbert Legacy”, Retired Flute Professor at the University of Northern Iowa
GALWAY, SIR JAMES – Flute Soloist
GALWAY, LADY JEANNE -Flute Soloist, proponent of music education, duo partner with her husband Sir James Galway
GARCIA LLANO, LENIN FELIPE – Assoc. Prof. of Flute at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia Conservatorio de Música.
GEDIGIAN, MARIANNE  – Soloist, Orchestral Flutist, Flute Professor at University of Texas, Austin
GOÑI-DONDI, GABRIEL – Flutist of the National Symphony of Costa Rica, teacher at the National Institute of Music
GRIM, JENNIFER – Flute Soloist and Chamber Musician, Flute Professor at University of Miami, Frost School of Music
GÚZMAN, VIVIANA – Flute Soloist; Co-founder and Managing Editor of The Flute View
HAN, GUOLIANG – Flute Prof. at Central Conservatory of Music; Principal Flute of the China National Symphonic Orchestra.    HELASVUO, MIKAEL – Former Principal Flutist of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
HERNÁNDEZ, ANA MARÍA  – Solo Piccoloist and Flutist, Puerto Rico Symphony
HERRERA, CATHY COLLINGE – Freelance Flutist; Founder of Flutopia Initiative, Flute Lecturer Juniata College
HOYOS, GASPAR – Principal Flutist of the Opéra National de Lorraine,Performer with New Music Ensemble Ultim’asonata
ITTZÉS, GERGELY – Flute Soloist, composer, Flute Professor at the Juilliard School of Music, Tianjin, China branch
JACKSON, DIONNE – Assistant Principal Flutist of the Lyric Opera of Chicago
JOHNSON, REBECCA – Flute Professor Eastern Illinois University
KELLERMAN, WOUTER – Grammy Award winning flutist and composer
KHANER, JEFFREY – Principal Flutist of the Philadelphia Orchestra
KIM, YUBEEN – Principal Flutist with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin.
LARSON, RHONDA – Grammy Award winning flutist
MAISEL, JULIE – Lecturer in flute performance, Conservatory of Music and Drama, Dublin Institute of Technology
MANUEL, OSCAR DE  – Performing Artist specializing in Flamenco Flute
MARCUSSON, GÖRAN – Principal Flutist of the Gothenburg Wind Orchestra
MILAN, SUSAN – Flute Soloist, Flute Professor at the Royal College of Music, former Principal Flute of the Royal Philharmonic
MILLER, JAMES  – Flutist in The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own”
MTHETWA, KHANYISILE – Principal Flute, Johannesburg Philharmonic, FluteMusic Lecturer at Wits University, South Africa
PAHUD, EMMANUEL – Principal Flutist of the Berlin Philharmonic
PALLOTELLI, SERGIO – Flute Professor at Longy School of Music of Bard College, and Flauti al Castello Flute Seminar, Italy
PRITCHARD, JERROLD – Former Professor of Music at CSU, San Bernardino, and University of Northern Iowa
RENGGLI, FELIX – Flute Professor at Music University of Freiburg, Germany
ROBINSON, SARAH – Recording Flutist and author of Clubbing for Classical Musicians
ROBISON, PAULA – Flute Soloist, Flute Professor at New England Conservatory and Interlochen Flute Institute
SLOCUM, SONORA – Principal Flutist of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
THE FOURTH WALL – (Hilary Abigana, flute; Greg Jukes, percussion; C. Neil Parson, bass trombone)
VALENTINO RUIZ, JOSÉ – Emmy and Grammy-winning Flutist; Director of Music Business and Entrepreneurship at UFL
VALLE, ORLANDO “MARACA” – Performing Artist specializing in Latin Jazz Flute
VERHOYEN, PETER – Principal Piccolo of the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra
VIAZOVTSEV, ALEXANDER “SASHA”- Principal Flutist of the Joensuu Symphony Orchestra, Finland
WALKER, JAMES – Jazz, Pop and Classical Flute Soloist; Prof. Flute Chamber Music and Music Technology at The Colburn Conservatory of Music, and Professor at USC Thornton School of Music
WOLF, ROGERIO – Flute Soloist; former Principal Flutist of the State of São Paulo and Brazilian Symphonic Orchestras
WOLTZENLOGEL, CELSO – Flute Soloist, Pedagogue, Author, President and Founder of the Brazilian Flute Association
ZAWA! – (CLAUDIA ANDERSON, JILL FELBER) Contemporary Flute Duo; Flute Professors at Grinnell College and University of California, Santa Barbara, respectively.



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