These are some of the questions I get asked the most..."How do I play high notes on flute more easily?""Why aren't my low notes sounding properly?""Why do my
So you’ve managed to make a sound on the flute. Fantastic!! But how would you describe it? Is it rich, clear and focused? Or... fuzzy, weak and airy?
The difference between being good and being great at something is rarely a product of sheer talent.It’s no secret. It's your flute practise. But you work. You study. You
When it comes to playing a wind instrument such as the flute, the way we breathe and blow is really the cornerstone of our performance. We’re all told
As flute players that are learning online at home, it can be easy to slip into some bad habits that ultimately make flute playing more difficult for you.
At the beginning of each piece the initial tempo (or speed) of the piece is usually indicated using an Italian word. Overall, there are no strict speeds when
Dynamics in music refers to the volume markings used by composers as an element of musical animation. Whether it be the peaceful ebb and flow of waves on
Articulation in music refers to the playing method used to transition between notes. These transitions can range from smooth and connected (legato) to very detached and separated (staccatissimo).
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