5 ways to incorporate music theory into your lessons

Knowing how to incorporate music theory into your lessons is absolutely vital but it can be tricky! Here are a few of my ideas to make it fun! Ask music theory questions! You can never underestimate how useful questions can be. What type of note do we have here? What does this time signature mean? … Read more

How to transpose up a major second

How do you transpose up a major second? By now you should have a good understanding of how to keep your note the same pitch between treble, bass, alto and tenor clef. You should also be able to confidently move up and down an octave in all four of these clefs and between them! If … Read more

Will my braces affect my flute playing?

I’m not talking about the trouser kind… trouser braces will not affect your flute playing so go for it! Haha! We are talking specifically about the kind that fill your mouth with metal… Will braces affect your flute playing? This is a question I am asked regularly, will braces affect my flute playing? Most commonly … Read more

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How to transpose down an octave

In the last transposition blog, part 4, we discussed how to transpose up an octave between the four main clefs, treble, bass, alto and tenor!  If you haven’t had a chance to read the previous Transposition Basics post, take a look here! This week we will look at how to transpose DOWN an octave. Let’s … Read more

how do you clean your flute

How to clean your flute!

This is one of the most important things to learn when you first purchase or rent your instrument and to be honest it is not discussed enough! So here we go, how do you clean your flute? I think what many people don’t realise is that even though this instrument is made of metal; it can … Read more