Flute Talk

Articles February 2019

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Interview:
Talking Music, Teaching, and Art with Thomas Robertello
“I am convinced that one can have any tone quality and still win an audition. There are so many different flute tones these days that I find wonderful, but in an audition, beautiful tones can come with bad rhythm and diffuse tones can come with flawless intonation.”
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Teaching:
Teaching in an El Sistema Program
“Unlike private studios, the abilities, maturity levels, goals, and desires of students in a single class often vary widely. Therefore, lessons are carefully planned to engage students at multiple levels without making things frustratingly easy or difficult for any student.”
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The Teacher's Studio:
New Wine in Old Bottles
Find creative ways to use older treatises to connect the illustrious lineage of flute pedagogues to the needs of modern-day students.
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Teaching Ideas:
Sightreading Duets
“My newly sightreading students also surprised me in that they began playing chamber music with their peers. Now that they were musically literate, they could explore new music without me or their band director spoon-feeding it to them.”
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Ask the Pro:
Embouchure Tips
“Many flutists experience tightness in the embouchure at some point. This tightness can severely hamper flexibility of the lips, leading to problems with tone, intonation, dynamics, technique, and a host of other issues.” If you have a question you would like answered, email us at [email protected] magazine.com
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Learning to Listen:
Listening from the Heart
“One teacher taught me to find the joy of scales by pretending I was riding my bike or sliding down a slide or skiing. Chromatic scales were like insects buzzing around me, much like Flight of the Bumble Bee.”
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Obituary:
Philip Swanson (1939-2018)

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