Flute Talk

Articles January 2012

article

Interview:
An Interview with Isabelle Chapuis
“Crunelle was an exacting but amiable taskmaster with his students. He would never listen to excuses. You had to be prepared. Like all French music teachers, he stressed sightreading skills. No matter how difficult the piece, I could never stop. Wrong notes were okay; stopping or repeating a bar was not.”
[ more.. ]

article

From the Principal's Chair:
Audition Preparation
“If you have taken many auditions without success, then it means that many qualified listeners think there is something wrong with your playing. Seek the advice of someone who will tell you the truth even if it may feel like a visit to the dentist. ”
[ more.. ]

article

Column:
Lessons with William Kincaid: The Early Years at Curtis
“Flautando was a word I heard a lot. He almost always used it when he thought I was working too hard at the sound. When in doubt, try to sound like a flute.”
[ more.. ]

article

The Teacher's Studio:
Smart Practice
“Let’s be realistic. Are you really going to have more time this month to practice than last? Probably not. So, the resolution should be, ‘I am going to practice smarter.’”
[ more.. ]

article

Feature:
New Year's Resolutions
“If you learn to play well while nervous or under pressure, you become an even better player under normal circumstances. It takes repeated practice to control nervous tendencies including rushing or not using enough air. ”
[ more.. ]

article

Let's Talk Picc:
New Music from Australia
“Pesky Piccolo was written in 2002 for piccolo and piano. Gross brings out the playful character of the piccolo in this three-minute gem, while keeping the range primarily in the lower two octaves.”
[ more.. ]

article

Music:
Elgar Minuet

[ more.. ]

article

Flute Events:
Chicago Flute Fair

[ more.. ]
Subscriber Login
   
Username   
   
Password   
   
  

Already a subscriber but don't have login details? Register Here

Not a subsriber and want full access? Subscribe Here


    Ads
  • Carolyn Nussbaum Music Company
  • Muramatsu
  • Pearl Flutes
  • Flute World
  • Progress Press
 
 
Copyright © 2014 The Instrumentalist Publishing Co. All rights reserved. None of the content may be duplicated or reprinted without advanced written permission. The statements of writers and advertisers are not necessarilty those of the magazine, which reserves the right to refuse to print an advertisement. Flute Talk, ISSN0744-6918, is published ten times per year by The Instrumentalist Publishing Co., 200 Northfield Road, Northfield, Illinois 60093. Site Design & Development
by Design Extensions