As a flute and piccolo player, I read ledger lines a lot. Pretty much every piece of music goes above the staff. And some even go slightly below the staff.
But the flute goes pretty high. And some of those ledger lines can be hard to read. That’s why you should know how to read ledger lines with ease.
Continue reading “How to Read Ledger Lines”
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”
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!”
When you think of world music, what comes to mind? Really. What do you think of?
Do you think it’s weird? Is it boring? Maybe you think it doesn’t even matter. Continue reading “What is World Music? A Beginner’s Guide”