Playing the flute is super fun, and people young and old love and benefit from it. But not all of us have the means to find a flute to learn on. That’s one reason why world flutes are amazing!
World flutes are usually cheaper and easier to find than the typical student flute. So if you’re on a budget and want to start playing music, give a world flute a try! Continue reading “World Flutes: An Accessible & Affordable Choice?”
I’ll be honest. The first flute that I owned was a cheap, no-name flute from Amazon. My parents got it for me for Christmas, and I loved that thing. But eventually I started to wonder…are cheap flutes worth it?
After all, I had to upgrade to a more reliable student flute just months later. Continue reading “Are Cheap Flutes Worth It?”
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”
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?”
Do you want to learn to play flute online? Is it even possible?
If you decide to learn to play flute online, you will need to take advantage of online resources. You can’t rely on a school band director to tell you what to play or how much to practice. Continue reading “Can You Learn to Play Flute Online?”