Have you been having trouble playing your flute? Are you about to head off to music school? It may be time for you to buy a new flute or piccolo!
Upgrading to a new instrument is scary. You have to spend a lot of money, and you don’t want to regret your decision. Fortunately, you can upgrade your flute and piccolo as long as you consider your situation and future goals.
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Do you want to learn more solo flute music? What about play music by women composers? Well, you can do both!
Whether you’re a student, teacher, or professional performer, you can play music by these women composers. Then, you can expand your musical horizons and support living artists at the same time.
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Do you want to become a better flutist? What about take your playing skills and turn them into a career? If you want to play flute in any capacity, you should consider learning the piccolo.
But before you go buy the first piccolo you find (not on Amazon, please), consider the pros and cons of playing both instruments. That way, you can make the best decision for you.
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One common question I see online occasionally has to do with cheap flutes. I know, flutes are expensive. But these cheap alternatives are from some of the worst flute brands out there.
Whether you’re a beginner flutist, teach beginners, or need a backup flute, you should avoid these instruments. They hardly work and can fall apart quickly. And most repair technicians won’t work on them. Continue reading “The Worst Flute Brands: All About Instrument Shaped Objects”
You have a performance or recording coming up. And you’re far from ready, but you don’t have much time to practice. So you grab your practice planner and get to work.
It sounds like a nightmare situation. But our busy, modern world means musicians can’t spend all day practicing. Continue reading “Should You Use a Practice Planner?”