Resources

Last updated October 2019

Manitoba Honour Bands
Information on Junior, Intermediate and Senior honour bands. Look here for etudes, scales, and deadlines. Free to apply if your band teacher or private teacher are MBA members.

Winnipeg Music Festival – deadline November 1st
Solo and ensemble festival, including competitive and trophy classes, for all instruments.

Syrinx Flute Festival Website (information updated in the spring)

St. John’s Music
Sheet music, Yamaha flutes, excellent repairs and Straubinger certified: ask for Ed

Accord Music
Quality used & new instruments, repairs, accessories

Tredwell’s Music
Excellent selection of new and used music, contact Peter for opening times at the store. Located in Fort Garry at Pembina & McGillivray. (yes, they are still open!)

Long & McQuade Pembina
Sheet music, flutes (including altos+basses!) and accessories

Nourse Wind Publications
Nancy Nourse is a Canadian flutist, arranger, and publisher. Music for all flute ensembles.

Flute World
Flute accessories and music.

Flutistry Boston
Quality new & used flutes, sheet music, repairs.

Flute Center of New York
Looking for a new instrument? Used instrument? Quality repairs? Check out FCNY!

www.fluteproshop.com
Located in Wilmington, NC, a great resource for all things flute: also the North American provider of FMC flutes!

Judi’s Woodwind Shop
The place to find lefreQue plates – a fabulous new innovation for flutists looking to improve their instrument. Also excellent advice, repairs and instruments available.

Jennifer Cluff
Phenomenal resource with many more links, articles on practising, repertoire lists, etc.

Feldenkrais Method
Clarinet and Feldenkrais instructor Colin Mehmel, from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Information about the method as well as clarinet lessons.

Recommended Winnipeg flute teachers (incomplete list, contact me for more!)
Laurel Ridd, Wolseley: Teaches through Prep Studies, University of Manitoba

Honor Gouriluk, Osborne Village: Suzuki specialist, website for more information

Lisa Prefontaine, Fort Garry: teaches at Fort Garry United Church

Lori Jede, Kildonan: also teaches at Canadian Mennonite University

Monica Bailey, Corydon: flute choir specialist and flute instruction for all ages: Flutes By The Score studio

Joanne Kosheluk, Maples

Layla Roberts, St. Vital: Prep Studies, University of Manitoba

Winnipeg Private Teacher listing, as published by the Manitoba Band Association (not complete)

Green Banana Studios
Information about a great flute studio in Calgary, with blogs by two Canadian flutists, Sara and Sarah.

ACI Manitoba
Canadian job postings for artists.

Orchestras Canada
Job postings within Canada

Musical Chairs
Listings of worldwide orchestral jobs, competitions, and instrument sales.