Teaching Generation Z in the flute studio, I have to adapt some of my references to ones they will understand. For instance, the sharp is a hashtag and using emojis to show moods in a theme and variations piece.
Music therapy has received a lot of attention in the media recently. Although it may seem like a new idea, the value of music is something that I believe all
Flute acoustics are complicated. Until recently, scientists did not have a good understanding of flute acoustics and how a flute makes a sound. We can easily classify the sound production
The flute renaissance is here! The flute is suddenly the hottest instrument. It’s making a huge splash in pop music (thank you, Lizzo) and I’m seeing a spike in kids
A recent study shows that music is beneficial to the brains of premature babies. I was fascinated to read this article from the University of Geneva dated June 1, 2019:
How is learning an instrument like training a dog to roll over on command? Both involve a complex set of movements that must be done in sequence to achieve a
The short answer: you should practice as much as possible and probably a lot more than you are now! A good rule of thumb for young musicians is to practice
Shopping for a new instrument can be a lot of fun! In two previous blog articles (“New Flute Buying Guide” and “Intermediate Flute Buying Guide”), I discussed the different types