Hey friends! A while back, I saw a couple of flute teachers complain online about the lack of materials that cover music theory for flute.
There are plenty of music theory books for piano, but why not flute? Of course, flute method books cover the basics, but those basics don’t cover everything a flutist needs to know. Continue reading “Music Theory for Flute”
Finals season is here. You probably have a jury coming up. Maybe a test or two. And maybe a paper. Not much stands between you and summer break.
Sweet, sweet summer break. Three months of absolutely nothing. Not so fast… Continue reading “How to Make the Most of Summer Break”
Imagine this. You’re in orchestra rehearsal and you have a tricky passage coming up. Or even worse. You have a long held C sharp. So, you bust out your knowledge of alternate fingerings for flute.
From fast technical passages to expressive solos, alternate fingerings can improve your flute technique. Continue reading “Alternate Fingerings for Flute”
Old people. Orchestras. And stuck up musicians. Is that what you think of when you think of classical music?
Well, there are tons of classical music myths that need busting. Continue reading “Classical Music Myths: Busted!”
You just finished a super productive practice session, and you’re feeling good. So you take apart your flute and go to shut your case. Not so fast. First, you need to clean your flute.
What? Clean my flute, you say? How do I do that? Continue reading “How to Clean Your Flute: What, When, Why?”