"Jane makes heavenly music at Jazz concerts, classical concerts, weddings, social receptions. Her tone fills the room with warmth". Interviewer: "Define happiness". Jane: "Being able to appreciate what you have. Smelling the fresh air, feeling the wind, looking into the faces of the little children I teach". Herald Tribune Style Magazine December 2001. Article by Ruth Lando.
"The flute and piano jazz duo, was just what the doctor ordered. It was just the music we were looking for. Upbeat, beautiful melodies, swinging rhythms and great tunes for the older folks. The flute soared like an angel up to the top of the high ceilings and filled the room with energy and joy".
A 100 year birthday party at the Heron House Retirement Center in Sarasota, FL
"Wow...., I never tapped my foot to communion before. We hope that you come back soon". Congregant. Longboat Key Chapel. September 2004
"I've really enjoyed the CD - you sound fantastic with such a beautiful warm tone and oozing musicality. Kokopelli is so haunting, I must dig out the music for it and play it again - you've inspired me!" Bridget Douglas, principal flutist in New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
"Really well done. Your disc is beautiful! Great variety of music and beautifully played....people are really going to enjoy." Gregg Moore, Eureka, Calif. musician , composer, arranger.
"Congratulations on such an enchanting piece of work! Your insight, talent and expressive phrasing are very impressive and delightful". Dr. Mary Gruber, Statistics Professor at Humboldt State University
"This CD displays Hoffman's rich tone and mastery of great variety of styles ranging from jazz to folk music to new age to contemporary concert music. It shows a working professional who can cover all the bases and appeal to a wide audience. She is definitely "a crowd pleaser." Jerry Pritchard, editor and CD concert reviewer of Flute Network and Professor Emeritus of Flute at California State University at Riverside California.
Hecht School of Music
Student: "I don't know what I would do without my weekly lessons at the school. It is really an inviting place. A great place to learn. My teacher is really awesome."
Parent: "this program is really rewarding for the kids and beneficial for their self-esteem."