Flute Talk

Articles October 2014

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Interview:
A Passion for Teaching: An Interview with Sophie Cherrier, Professor at the Conservatoire de Paris
“I was only a flute student there for a year and a half because at that time, after you won your première prix, you were finished. I should have done less and stayed longer. Now they have the troisième cycle and apprenticeships, so students stay for five years.”
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Traverso Flute:
Back to the Baroque, A Look at Traverso Flute
“Although it is possible to play a Baroque piece in a historical style perfectly well on a modern flute, I find that playing Baroque music on a traverso allows me to think and express music in a completely different way, just by the nature of the instrument’s capabilities.”
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The Teacher's Studio:
Where to Stand
“The two most important things to consider are balance and whether the musicians can see each other well for good ensemble playing.”
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Advice for Students:
Wiser College Choices
Several teachers at the college level share their advice to students on selecting a school. “I recommend contacting a current student of the professor’s to get a first-person perspective on what it is like to be a member of the studio.”
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Advice for Students:
Writing a DMA Document
“Once you have a topic and sources, you need a thesis. The best way to construct one is by answering the question so what? Will this research contribute to my field of study?”
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Teaching with Technology:
Using YouTube In the Studio and Classroom
“The biggest benefits occur due to the recording process. When students press record, they immediately set higher performance standards for themselves and no longer fumble through unprepared etudes.”
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Personal Perspective:
Going Beyond Winning and Losing
“I frequently remind my students that the study of music is also a study for living life. Sometimes you win; sometimes you lose.”
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Best Lesson Ever:
The Best Lessons Ever: With Baker and Kujala
“His fingers just pushed down a little; yet every note was heard, and the passage was in tempo, neither rushed nor slowed.”
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Let's Talk Picc:
Pacing Your Practice
“At the start, it is critical to plan each practice session with breaks where the piccolo is off your face.”
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