Flute Talk

Articles March 2020

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Flute Talk Classic:
The 5 Ws of the Major Scale
"We forget that scale study, in addition to being indispensable for technical development, also increases our musical understanding – which is the real reason it helps our technique."
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Flute Talk Classic:
Stress and Strain Forever, but Not with a Db Piccolo
"I gained a most welcome reprieve from that tortuous, temperamental high Ab, the bane of most piccoloists."
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Flute Talk Classic:
Too Much Tongue in Tonguing
"People do not go to concerts to hear tonguing, they go to hear music."
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Flute Talk Classic:
Beethoven of the Flute
In the 1800s referring to a composer as the "Beethoven" of an instrument became a fashionable compliment.
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Flute Talk Classic:
Weak Points in Flute Teaching
"If pads and springs are in perfect working order, no key has to be hammered with the finger."
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Ask the Pro:
Attending a Summer Camp
“Beyond the musical and professional benefits, summer music programs have allowed me to travel to many beautiful locations.”
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Directory:
2020 Directory: Summer Masterclasses, Camps & Festivals
Find the best summer programs for you or your students
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Interview:
Susan Levitin: A Chicago Treasure
“[Mariano] rarely gave specific comments. Often, he said to fill the room with your sound and to fill the space between the notes with sound. He talked about color a lot. I often played Syrinx by Debussy at the start of a lesson. Some days he said to make it purple or blue or to sound like a cello or a mezzo soprano. He often told me to practice less and to enjoy life more.”
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Playing Tips:
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90: Detailed Duos
“An audition committee would definitely be impressed with a candidate who knows these passages well enough to make subtle chamber music with the principal on the spot.”
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Personal Perspective:
Summer Flute Study for Adults
Summer music programs offer many benefits for adult flutists of all levels.
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The Teacher's Studio:
Working a Melody
“The passage became cleaner rhythmically and easier technically through the repetitions, but the expressive element was not there. The players did not have a plan.”
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First 30 Minutes:
Start with Tone
Professional flutists share their daily warm-up routines.
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