6 tips to improve your low notes on the flute!

Low notes are often a problem, particularly for beginner flute players. Creating that perfect low note embouchure, regulating the air and being sure of your air direction are all important factors you need to consider when developing that beautiful rich low tone! Here are my 6 tips to improve your low notes on the flute! … 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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The 5 most common flute fingering mistakes

When you take up the flute, or any instrument for that matter, it is really important not to allow yourself to slip into bad habits. There are many common flute fingering mistakes but here are the five most common ones! During my career I have had many students come to me with bad habits that … Read more

How to teach breath control – tips and tricks!

Breathing is the most important technique to get right when you play the flute, or any wind instrument! So let’s explore how to teach breath control effectively! I mean, if you cannot breathe or control the air, you cannot make a sound and playing your instrument will be infinitely harder! But what exactly do we … Read more

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Flute Embouchure: Developing Your Best Sound

If you play the flute, chances are you have talked about the flute embouchure. The embouchure is vital if you are to have great success with your playing. When we talk about the embouchure we are talking about the flute players mouth shape. Theobald Böehm in his book ‘The Flute and Flute Playing’ said that … Read more