Rhythm reading is just like any other skill – the more you practice, the better you get. Check out these fantastic rhythm practice drills on Vic Firth’s website – with both sheet music and audio tracks, you can hear when you’re making mistakes and fix them right away.
Ever wonder how a professional flute is made? Here’s a video!
As flute players, we spend a lot of time putting strain on our muscles. Here is a video to help work the knots out and get your circulation flowing to your fingers again!
We’ve posted some flute duets and trios on the website; visit this link to download-play-listen to the music.
We will be adding more, so check back often.
We’ve got new prizes in the box! The next student to finish a technique level gets first choice of the desktop drum set, the Timeline trivia game, slide whistles, invisible ink pens or colour-changing markers. Can’t wait to see who it is!
I have always loved choir music. Especially a capella choir music. The harmony of spirit created when singing (or playing) with others is one of the best feelings in the world – flying, floating, free falling, together.
Eric Whitacre has taken this sense of community to a new level with his virtual choirs – people from all over the world recorded themselves and submitted their videos. The clips were then stitched together to form, well, this: