Do you want to work on the fundamentals of your flute playing? Consider adding some flute etudes to your practice schedule.
A good set of etudes can help you learn or refine techniques. Then, you’ll be able to handle pieces of repertoire more easily, and you can save yourself some practice time.
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If you’re looking to improve your skills and push yourself, participating in a music competition is a great idea. You can learn a lot, and you may be able to advance or win the whole thing.
But if you want even a slight chance of that, you need to know how to prepare for the competition. Then, you can keep from wasting time and not giving the best performance or recording possible.
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Spring may be the big audition season for schools and some professional groups. But you can use some good audition tips all year. Whether you want to join a community band or go to grad school, you may need to audition.
Knowing how to prepare and get through it can make it less scary. Then, you can enjoy the process and perhaps even look forward to it. Read on to learn more!
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Do you want to get better at the flute? How about start your music career? If you want to get better at something, you need to know how to set the best goals.
For better or worse, every goal is a bit different. Luckily, you can follow the same process to make sure whatever goal you set will work for you. Here are some of the best goal-setting tips!
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Do you want to have a successful music career? You need a music notebook to organize all of your accomplishments in and out of school. I’ve used a binder for six years, and it’s helped me a lot.
Whether you want to be a performer, teacher, or do something else, you can benefit from having a place to organize important materials. Read on for some tips on how to organize a music notebook and what to include.
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