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How to structure the first flute lesson!

This is one for the teachers out there. Just what should you cover in that very first flute lesson? This is a tricky one as you want the student to go away feeling fulfilled and motivated to attend the next lesson but you also want to build a foundation from which their later technique can … Read more

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What beginner flute should I look out for?

It is very tricky for teachers and students when it comes to recommending an ideal beginner flute. The market is flooded with substandard flutes and you seem to be able to purchase them everywhere. However, not every flute is made equal and a lot of frustration can be prevented if a student purchases a decent … Read more

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10 ways to create an effective practice schedule!

Practising is hard and once the initial excitement of learning something new has worn off, how do we keep ourselves motivated? The only way to do this is to create an effective practice schedule. So how can I create an effective practice schedule? keep it fun Make sure that your practice doesn’t become a chore! … Read more

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How to Get the Perfect Flute Embouchure

How to get the perfect flute embouchure? This is a question I am constantly asked so how do we do it?! What does the word Embouchure mean? The word embouchure refers to how a wind instrument player uses their lips, face muscles, tongue and teeth to play.  The word actually comes from a French origin. … Read more