Flute Talk

Articles July 2012

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Interview:
Linda Toote, Performer and Teacher
“Where would we be without these kinds of mentors? This is a beautiful almost anachronistic tradition in our industry. I try to do the same for my up-and-coming students. They look to us for so much more than advice on what fingering to use in a difficult passage.”
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Practicing:
Two Essential Tools
“A video recording will show how you express yourself and what impressions you communicate. Is it strength and confidence, or weakness and fear? You may be expressing things you do not wish to communicate, such as a wince at a wrong note, tired or sloppy posture, a strained face, or lack of enthusiasm for the music.”
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Debost's Comments:
Remembering Francis Poulenc
“Francis used to say he wanted his music played ‘exactly as he wrote it,’ without sentimentality or rubato. This is often a composers’ whim. If you are too strict, however, they are also unhappy.”
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The Teacher's Studio:
Left-Handed Flute
“We always play flute off to the right. What if we played off to the left?” Change things up with an interesting practice technique that may yield some excellent results.
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Flute Events:
Convention Preview
Plan your trip to the 2012 NFA Convention in Las Vegas. Highlights include many fine performances, competitions, flute choirs, lectures, masterclasses and more. New this year are Cirque de la Flute and three masterclass circles.
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Let's Talk Picc:
Etudes for Piccolo Practice
“Practicing too much piccolo all at once often tires the embouchure. If this should happen, play whistle tones and harmonics on both instruments to restore a sense of balance to the embouchure.”
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Flute Events:
British Flute Society Convention 2012

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