Flute Talk

Articles April 2020

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Interview:
From Quito to Kansas: Talking with Daniel Velasco
“Lessons were very structured and included tone, technique, etudes and pieces in every one. I was encouraged to organize my practice sessions this way as well. This is very productive method for undergraduates, who are in the process of building strong fundamentals.”
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Ask the Pro:
Tools for Performing by Memory
A variety of tips to help flutists memorize music. “Don’t wait to practice these memorization skills until you are facing a competition or audition. Work on your memory muscle every day.”
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Analysis:
Phrasing in the Allemande of Bach’s Partita in A Minor for Solo Flute
A detailed look at where three renowned flutists – Jean-Pierre Rampal, Emmanuel Pahud and Stephen Preston – choose to breathe and take time in their performances of the Allemande.
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Personal Perspective:
Applying Business Skills to Flute Playing
“My journey back to flute playing started at age 51. I decided to apply my business skills to create a plan to fast-track my flute playing progress.”
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The Teacher's Studio:
Fast Fingers
“Every flutist with focused practice can improve the quality of the movement of each finger and the speed in which it moves.”
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First 30 Minutes:
Tone, Tongue, and Fingers
Professional flutists share their daily warm-up routines. “All of my warmups are without music although I use a metronome. It is important to hear every nuance without the distraction of reading notes on a page.”
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Flute Talk Classic:
Flutists in American and Canadian Symphony Orchestras
An interesting snapshot of the flute world in 1972.
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Flute Talk Classic:
An Interview with Jean-Pierre Rampal
"A musician must always play with his ears, and not trust the instrument."
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Flute Talk Classic:
Shifting the Beat for Cleaner Technique
Almost every instrumental piece (including a few from the "easier" grade levels) has at least one nasty passage that eludes control, even after one has cleared all the other technical hurdles of the composition.
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