"Why does my flute dribble?!"

Aug 17, 2020

If you're a bit of a nerd like me, you'll likely find the reason why your flute dribbles to be pretty cool!

Strap in for a 2 minute,...

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What is good marching band posture on the flute?

Aug 10, 2020

Good morning to you from Sydney,

I was asked a really interesting question the other day...

"What is good marching band posture?"

I've got a...

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What is a "split E mechanism" on the flute?

Aug 03, 2020

If you've ever wondered what a "split E mechanism" is on the flute, now's your moment to find out!

In today's mini-lesson I'm going to tell you...

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Which Bb fingering is correct?

Jul 20, 2020

 

If you've ever thought to yourself (or Googled!) "Which is the correct Bb fingering to use on the flute?", then I have your answer...

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Trick to make Low C to Eb easy to play!

Jul 06, 2020

There are not many flute playing "tricks" that are actually legit techniques...

But today you get to learn the quirkiest, possibly weirdest trick...

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Should you SIT or STAND to play the flute?

Jun 15, 2020

Have you ever had a teacher tell you that you must always stand when you practice the flute?

And have you then wondered why that is the case -...

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How to play flute with a TEARDROP LIP

Jun 08, 2020

I've noticed there's not much information out there on how to play the flute if you have a teardrop shaped top lip.

(Which probably explains why I...

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Right hand pinky on the flute: is it really necessary?

Jun 01, 2020

If I had a dollar for every adult flute student who has ever asked me, "Do I really need to use my right hand pinky? It doesn't seem to...

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NEW MINI COURSE: How to easily play high notes

May 25, 2020

Hello from Sydney, where we are still semi-locked-down.

With all this time at home, I've created a brand new mini-course for you!

It's called How...

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Should you remove all the plugs from your open-holed flute all at once?

May 18, 2020

Today I'm answering this question that I often get asked: "Should I take out ALL the plugs in my flute at once, or ONE AT A TIME?"

There is a...

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