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The Importance of Warm-Ups for Flutists

Learn Flute Podcast SHOW NOTES: In this episode, you will learn about the importance of warm-ups for flutists.  Learn Flute Podcast 124 Press the Play Button to Listen Now: Podcast Transcript Tadaaah are you ready to talk about the first ever-important item on your practice checklist? Great! Let’s learn all about warm-ups for flutists and why they matter so much. Welcome! Today we have a lot to talk about, and I can’t wait to get …

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What Does a Flute Technician Do?

Learn Flute Podcast SHOW NOTES: You’ll learn: Information on this podcast is supplemental to LearnFluteOnline.com What flute technicians do while they have your flute The importance of flute technicians  Why the quality of your flute matters when deciding how to care for it Learn Flute Podcast 117 Press the Play Button to Listen Now: Podcast Transcript You’ve been playing your flute for months or even years and it has never seen a technician. Should you …

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5 Reasons Playing Flute Increases Your Brain Function

Learn Flute Podcast SHOW NOTES: You’ll learn: Information on this podcast is supplemental to LearnFluteOnline.com How playing the flute can enhance your Brain Function How this enhancement can affect your life Different reasons music is good for your brain Learn Flute Podcast 114 Press the Play Button to Listen Now: Podcast Transcript It’s a great day to play some music and learn more about our favorite subject! Flute! Today, I’m excited to uncover 5 reasons …

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Three quick things you can do to enhance your musical abilities

Learn Flute Podcast SHOW NOTES: In this episode, you will learn about a few quick tips for improving your musical ability. Learn Flute Podcast 105 Press the Play Button to Listen Now: Podcast Transcript:  Today I have a quick list of things you can do to become more musical as you learn to play the flute. Sound like something you’ve been wishing for? I hope so because the truth is that you definitely have the …

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Use these 3 tips to begin improving your ear

Learn Flute Podcast SHOW NOTES: In this episode, you will learn how to begin improving your ear.   Learn Flute Podcast 104 Press the Play Button to Listen Now: Podcast Transcript I cannot wait for you to use these 3 tips to begin improving your ear today! Having a good time with your flute and with music in general means we need to have some good listening skills, folks. Are you ready to make a …

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Four Things To Help You as a Beginner Flute Player

Four Things To Help You as a Beginner Flute Player

As a beginner flute player, there are many many different things that can help you learn quickly. In this article I want to take a minute to tell you more about the way of thinking or the ‘mental set’ we need as we begin an adventure like learning how to become a musician. These things can help you at any stage of the game, but especially as a beginner flutist. It will be so totally …

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What You Need to Learn How to Play the Flute

What You Need to Learn How to Play the Flute

Are you ready to embark of a new journey to learn how to play the flute? I am so so excited for you! In this article I will go through all the tools and equipment you need to get started. A flute This may seem a little silly that I have to put this on the list, but let me explain. To learn how to play the flute well, it is imperative that you have …

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Flute Misconceptions

Flute Misconceptions

As a flute teacher, I have come across so many different ideas that people have about the flute. Many of them are not true and may be damaging your flute! So in this article, my goal is to help you be aware of the most common flute misconceptions so you can continue to progress onward and upward. Have you ever bought a new flute or a flute starting kit and seen a little thing that …

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What is a Grace Note for Flute

What is a Grace Note for Flute?

One of the most fun parts of learning to play the flute is when your level becomes advanced enough to start inserting ornaments such as trills and grace notes. So, what is a grace note for flute anyway? My way to describe the grace note is like a ‘pre-thought’ or a quick embellishment just before the main note in a melody. A quick little note that is placed at the last possible moment It’s possible …

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How To Hold My Finger When Playing the Flute

How To Hold My Fingers When Playing the Flute

When playing really any instrument, but especially the flute, we all need to have good hand technique. There are many reasons for this. So if you have the question of, “How to hold my fingers when playing the flute” here are just 3 great answers for you:   1. We need to be able to play quick runs! 2. Some fingerings can be a little tricky 3. So we don’t create any leaks on the …

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