K8trills Blog

Interview with Powell Flutes

By Rebecca Weissman During the 2012 NAMM show in Anaheim, we had the pleasure of speaking with Powell/Sonaré artist Kate Prestia-Schaub.  This Colorado native made her way to Southern California eleven years ago to study with Jim Walker and attend graduate school at...

The Number 1 Piccolo Problem Solved

Don't be afraid!   It's truly as simple as that!  When starting students on the piccolo for the first time, the number one reaction I get is: "Oh, Miss Kate!!! It's too loud!"  Then, the shoulders shrug up to the ears, and the shrieking commences!  The kiddos...