About Me

Are you a flute player struggling to find exciting music that you look forward to learning?

Do you have a busy schedule that makes taking private flute lessons nearly impossible?

I’ve been there.

When I started playing the flute, I was already playing the saxophone and piano. So I didn’t have enough time to take weekly flute lessons to improve my skills.

While I had the occasional flute lesson, I was all alone.

I had to basically teach myself with sheet music and digital resources.

It was tough, but it made me the flutist I am today.

Private lessons aren’t accessible to everyone. Whether you have a tight budget or a full schedule, it can seem like you can’t get better on the flute.

But you don’t need to give up time with your family, friends, or yourself just to play the flute.

All you need is the desire to improve. And the right resources, of course.

That’s why I started a blog and a growing library of digital sheet music and downloads for flutists just like you.

You shouldn’t have to struggle to learn and improve on the flute. Or piccolo. Or alto flute.

Hi, I’m Hannah Haefele (rhymes with safely)!

I use my personal experience of learning to play the flute without a ton of guidance to help others do the same. This involves digital sheet music, guides, and courses other downloads.

Sure, getting two degrees in flute performance helped. But I’m using what I learned in school to help you no matter your experience or goals with music.

If you’re looking to learn more advanced repertoire and enjoy playing the flute, you’ve come to the right place.

Want digital downloads? Check out Flute Files!

Need help with content creation for your music business? Book my services!

Want to read some of my work? Check out my blog and my Medium page.

Have more questions about me? Keep on reading.

Where did you go to school?

I received my BM in flute performance from Emporia State University (KS) in May 2017. In December of 2020, I graduated with my MM in flute performance from University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Where have you performed?

I have performed throughout the Midwest in venues such as Studebaker Theater, Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and Granada Theater.

Have you done any other cool music projects?

I participated in the inaugural Grassroots Music Festival in 2011, and I got to be on a recording in 2013. In 2019, I performed in a side-by-side concert with the Omaha Symphony.

Do you still play music?

Absolutely! I play flute and piccolo, and I also arrange music for solo flute and flute ensembles.

Is there anything else I should know?

That’s about it. If you want to know more, feel free to contact me!

What about your professional bio?

Keep on reading!

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Hannah Haefele is a flutist, piccoloist, educator, arranger, and writer. She has a passion for using digital content to educate musicians all over the world. Hannah received her bachelor of music in performance from Emporia State University (KS) in May 2017.

During her time at ESU, Hannah performed with the ESU Wind Ensemble, the ESU Flute Choir, and the Emporia Symphony Orchestra. In spring 2017, she was a soloist with the ESU Flute Choir, performing an arrangement of Mozart’s Andante in C.

In December 2020, she completed her master of music in performance at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. At UNO, Hannah played flute and piccolo in the UNO Symphonic Wind Ensemble (SWE), the Heartland Philharmonic Orchestra (HPO), and the Heartland Community Flute Choir (HCFC).

While at UNO, she got to perform in Chicago with both the UNO SWE and the flute studio. She also performed in Omaha in a side-by-side performance with the Omaha Symphony.

In and out of school, she has performed and taught throughout the Midwest and online. Outside of her degrees, she has performed with the Kansas City Flute Choir and the Lenexa Community Orchestra.

Hannah has performed in masterclasses with Leone Buyse, Shannon Finney, Nancy Mulholland, Sergio Pallottelli, and members of the Whole Musician team.

Her past teachers include Gina Hart-Kemper, Catherine Bergman, and Christine Erlander Beard.

In addition to teaching and performing, Hannah runs a blog and online store with resources for flute players and teachers.

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