Flute Talk

Articles July August 2014

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Interview:
Success From Hard Work and Passion: A Conversation with Julien Beaudiment.
“Many students think of an audition as a punishment. For sure, it is not natural to play alone for 30 seconds or so at a time. Think of this as a recital with 20 little pieces, each with its own unique character and sound. Make your own program out of it.”
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Flute Events:
NFA 2014 in Chicago! A Letter from NFA Program Chair Philip Dikeman
Program Chair Philip Dikeman shares his thoughts on the August convention, held this year in Chicago. Find out what exciting events are planned and discover the many wonderful activities available in beautiful Chicago. From food to museums to its glorious lakefront beaches, there is nothing like Chicago in the summer!
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Interview:
Meet the Composer: A Conversation with Daniel Dorff
“I tell performers to pretend I am no longer alive and am just a chamber music coach. Many performers (of all ages and levels) want to play exactly what the composer indicated, and sometimes that can be too literal and lifeless.”
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Jazz Clinic:
Jazz Improv 101: The Blues
“Most of the original blues melodies were based on the minor pentatonic scale. This scale is an important resource for improvising. The minor pentatonic uses what we refer to as blue notes, specifically the minor 3rd and the minor 7th.”
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Practicing:
Recorder Rant: A Practice Invitation
“Using a recorder in your practice is essential to improvement and awareness of what you really sound like, but exactly how you use recording is crucial. What you need is a process of working with a recording device.”
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The Teacher's Studio:
Be Prepared
“Now the question is, if the soloist becomes ill, are you prepared to fill in at the last moment?”
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Let's Talk Picc:
Perfecting Intonation on the Piccolo
“The notes on the piccolo are so high that most other instrumentalists in the orchestra simply cannot hear the intonation of the piccolo. The piccolo player should tune to them rather than the reverse.”
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Personal Perspective:
Plan B

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