School is coming up next month, and that means a lot of you are probably thinking about buying a flute. But they can be expensive. I have plenty of flute-buying experience, so I have some juicy tips to help you save money on a flute.
Yes, instruments can be expensive, but you shouldn’t pay more than you have to. If you know what kind of flute you’re looking for, that can help. Continue reading “How to Save Money on a Flute”
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?”
The holiday season is fast approaching, and that means gift giving. If you’ll be shopping for a musician or you’re a musician and looking for wishlist ideas, this gift guide is for you.
As much as we musicians want new instruments, this gift guide is going to target accessories, sheet music, and other small gifts. Feel free to share this gift guide with all of your friends so they can buy you a gift you’ll actually use. Continue reading “Gift Guide for Musicians 2018”
I just bought my first professional flute, at NFA. If you’re following me on Instagram, then you already know this. And if your not following me, be sure to! I post lots of updates on there.
But, for this post, I wanted to share some information on how I ended up buying my new flute. I also want to share some tips for any of you who are looking at upgrading to a new flute. Continue reading “Buying a Professional Flute”
B foot. Split E. C# trill. Soldered tone holes. What do these all mean? These, my friends, are just a few flute specs. Flutes come with many different specs, sometimes even made specially for the person who will play them.
Different level flutes come with different features that are meant for players at that level. Beginner flutes are made so that it is easier to make a sound. Professional flutes offer more resistance and special features. Continue reading “Flute Specs: Beginner vs. Intermediate vs. Pro”