Amazing Advantages Of Learning Flute As An Adult

Amazing Advantages Of Learning Flute As An Adult

Being an adult who has decided to enter the world of learning the new language of music is daunting for many reasons, but I’m here to show you that there are also amazing advantages of learning flute as an adult. First of all we should note that once you put the intimidation factor aside, you are golden. For example, you are essentially in charge of your own life schedule. Most of the time, you can …

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Success Traits to Become the Flutist You Want to Be.

Success Traits to Become the Flutist You Want to Be.

I believe that motivation and desire to play the flute are among some of the biggest tools that will improve your flute playing and help you succeed. Today, we’re going to explore some important success traits that you can use to become even better at playing the flute. Learning how to play an instrument is not just about taking the flute out each day and playing through some sheet music. If you’ve been with me …

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Back Pain While Playing The Flute

Back Pain While Playing The Flute

Thwarting aches and pains is key to thriving in a new skill. Learning how to play the flute is no exception. Do you have back pain while playing flute? The fix is pretty simple. Good bio-mechanics are something to learn about when playing an instrument because if we can position our body in a way that uses our muscles and bones in the natural way that they are designed to, we can avoid all sorts …

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How Much Does a Good Flute Cost

How Much Does a Good Flute Cost?

How much does a good student flute cost? In my teaching career I have been able to experience many different brands of concert flutes. When I began playing the flute (about 1981), there weren’t many brands to choose from, and where I lived there were even less choices because the only way to get your hands on a shiny new flute was to order one through an instrument specialty store, wait for it to come …

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What Is The Difference Between the Bansuri and the Concert Flute-

What Is The Difference Between the Bansuri and the Concert Flute?

The difference between the Bansuri (India) and the concert flute is actually quite a long list, and there are a number of similarities as well. For example, the Bansuri is a true flute meaning that it is blown ‘across’ instead of ‘into’. It is a hollow tube of certain lengths with one end capped to push the air through the instrument. We are all interested in flutes from around the world. Although the Bansuri is …

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flute players make the best kissers

Have You Heard? Flute Players Make the Best Kissers

I have heard it talked about in musician circles that certain instruments fosters great kissers. Well it’s actually a hilarious subject to me, because first of all, who started this questioning anyway? Haha, it just makes me giggle. But, I think hands down it has to be the flute players who end up on the top of the list the most often! It takes around 112 muscles around the lips and face to kiss.. and …

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Things I Wish I Knew as a Flute Player in Band

Things I Wish I Knew as a Flute Player in Band

This article was kindly written by one of Rebecca Fuller’s advanced students: I was a band student for three years before I began flute lessons and started learning from Rebecca. Even after I started private lessons, I continued playing in my high school symphonic and marching band for several years. I was putting my flute in serious danger each time! In this article I want to share a few things I wish I knew while …

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How To Accomplish Your Flute Goals

How To Accomplish Your Flute Goals

I believe that being in the right mindset is just as important as playing the flute itself while you are accomplishing your flute goals. In this article I want to share with you a few steps I have learned to help you accomplish your flute goals. It’s one thing to own a flute and some sheet music, and it’s a completely another thing to actually understand and have the knowledge, education, and motivation to use …

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What I Learned at My First Real Flute Lesson 2

What I Learned at My First Real Flute Lesson Part 2

This article was kindly written by one of Rebecca Fuller’s advanced students: Within two minutes of being at my flute lesson, I had already learned more about how to play the flute than I had ever been taught in my years of band classes. In this article I want to share with you a few more things I learned at my first real flute lesson. My journey of becoming the greatest flute player I could …

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What I Learned at My First Real Flute Lesson

What I Learned in My First Real Flute Lesson as a Band Student

This article was kindly written by one of Rebecca Fuller’s advanced students: I was a band student for almost 3 years before my first real flute lesson. At my first lesson, I was expecting Rebecca to give me tons of flute solos and begin teaching me how to play all the fancy trills. But I couldn’t have been more wrong… To give a little background, I started playing the flute in seventh grade as soon …

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