Monthly Archives July 2017

How Flute Scales Can Transform Your Playing

Just mentioning flute scales to a student can make them shudder! It’s a shame, but so many players waste valuable practise time blundering through their scales as quickly as possible. But given the right care and attention, scales have the power to contribute to your flute playing in a way you never knew possible! By learning scales you are learning the language of music. And by making your flute scales beautiful, the pieces you play will automatically reflect this beauty.
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The Flute Tuning Crash Course for Beginners

As a beginner, you might not know that your flute technically needs to be tuned every time you play it. But what does it mean to be ‘in tune’ and how do we do it?? This blog will get a bit scientific and look at how ‘sound’ works, explain why tuning is important, what affects it, and includes my personal step-by-step video guide to flute tuning. How sound works Musical instruments produce many sounds (musical notes) that each have a
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