Flute Talk

Articles December 2013

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Interview:
An Interview with Yoobin Son
“When I was in the sixth grade, I attended a Julius Baker masterclass in Jeju Island in Korea. I was ecstatic to have a chance to play for him. Best of all, he liked my playing...He wanted me to come to America to study with him, but my parents thought I was too young. However, that incident planted the idea of studying music abroad.”
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Advice for Students:
Tips for Preparing Video Auditions
“In the competitive world of college entrance auditions, a growing number of schools are accepting video auditions. Videos offer some distinct advantages over audio CDs; viewers can observe the applicant’s posture, hand position, and embouchure, and with videos you cannot edit out mistakes with the same ease as audio files. This offers a truer picture of the applicant’s abilities.”
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Flute Clinic:
Telemann’s Methodical Sonatas: Gateway to Ornamentation
“While the topic of Baroque ornamentation deserves long and thorough study, the Telemann Methodical Sonatas provide a marvelous place to begin.”
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Practicing:
Whistle Tone Warmup
“As I began playing these lovely, quiet, high tones, I felt more relaxed and my use of air was much more productive – just as Nyfenger had said.”
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Column:
The Building Blocks of Music
“Music evolves. Concepts and styles of performing change over the decades, and teachers and performers both need the tools to grow and adapt as well.”
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Feature:
Restoring the Palmer Delux Flute
“To enhance the tone, scale, and projection, Palmer built his flutes with larger tone holes than conventional Boehm flutes of the time.”
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The Teacher's Studio:
Teaching Pieces in Three
“When I audition students, the sightreading excerpt I choose is usually written in three and in a minor key. Afterwards the flutist usually apologizes for his poor playing of this excerpt saying, “It looks so simple on the page.”
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Let's Talk Picc:
On Playing Piccolo
“Since a piccolo sounds one octave higher than the music is written on the page, players have to develop a sense of how high these notes actually are.”
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