Monthly Archives: December 2013

Adult Learners: Why is this so hard?

Many adults have wanted to play an instrument for a long time, but get frustrated when they start lessons.  The mental image they brought to the lesson (picking up the instrument and immediately being ready to play on stage at … Continue reading

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Technical Congratulations!

Congratulations go to the following students for completing a new level in the Technique Challenge: Kate: Grade 1 Rose: Introductory Level Well done!

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Random Fun Thing: Flute Duet from Space!

Ian Anderson (of the rock band Jethro Tull) plays a duet with astronaut Cady Coleman – while she’s on the space station!

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Masterclass: Tone

Sir James Galway gives a masterclass on tone. Worth a watch!

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Helpful Tips: Christmas Gifts for Your Flute Player

Looking for a Christmas gift for your flute player?  Here are some ideas! Hercules Flute Stand.   A solid flute stand that folds down for storage/travel. Jewel Silk Flute Swab.   Great for drying the moisture out of the flute … Continue reading

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Helpful Tips: Band Repertoire

Is the advanced band repertoire you’re working feeling too difficult?  Check out Christine E. Beard’s Excerpts for Flute from the Wind Band Literature: An Annotated Guide for Practice, Performance, and Audition Preparation.   Want more help?  Email the Studio to … Continue reading

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Helpful Tips: Finding Time to Practise

Life is busy.  You have tests coming up, projects due, essays to write – everything with a due date looming.  Your playing exam seems far off in comparison – but when you factor in the amount of material you need … Continue reading

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