For a lot of musicians, auditions are terrifying. You feel like you have to play your flute music flawlessly to get the job or position that you want.
If you have to prepare a solo piece for an upcoming audition, you should study and play it to the best of your ability. It doesn’t have to be flawless, but it should showcase you as a player. Continue reading “How to Prepare Flute Music for Auditions”
Every musician will go through it eventually. Auditions can involve a lot of emotions and a lot of music, including orchestral excerpts.
If you have an upcoming audition, you may need to study some orchestral music. Even if you don’t plan on joining an orchestra, knowing some popular excerpts can help you with your overall audition. Continue reading “How to Prepare Orchestral Excerpts for Auditions”
The internet has become the perfect place to learn just about anything. You can even learn flute online! How? There are tons of online resources for flute students!
You don’t have to be tech-savvy or have a ton of money to learn the flute online. If you know the right online resources for flute, you can use them to your advantage. Continue reading “Online Resources for Flute Students”
Whether you major in music in college or not, it can be helpful to play piano. Music majors need to learn the instrument as part of their degree, but playing piano can help amateur flutists and musicians, too.
If you want to play piano, either as a first or second instrument, you should. And unless you major in music, you don’t have to play piano if you don’t want to. Even music majors can get away with playing piano enough to pass their piano requirements. Continue reading “Why Play Piano as a Second Instrument”
While music blogs may not be as popular as food or fashion blogs, they can still be useful. Music bloggers can share tips and tricks to educate their readers. A music blogger can also use their blog to grow their overall career.
When done right, music blogs can be free resources for the internet. But they can still be a source of income for the blog owner. Speaking of which… Continue reading “Do Music Blogs Matter for Classical Musicians?”