Flute Tips

Getting back into Playing after a Break by Fluteworthy

The most effective way of getting back into practice after a break is to remind yourself why you love the flute. Get your flute out and start with ...

Teaching Music Theory by Lamorna Nightingale

This afternoon I was putting together lesson plans for my students and started to think about how much we need to cover in a flute lesson - lots! M...

Lesson Planning by Jocelyn Fazzone

Given the enormous diversity of students, it is not always easy to come up with the ideal approach for every individual. The system which I have fo...

Learning how to practice by Christine Draeger

When I was a young student I didn't know how to practice but I loved playing the flute. So my practice consisted of playing the pieces I loved and ...

Ensemble Playing by Christine Draeger

When I first heard a flute (on TV, not live) I was captivated. I wanted to play the flute. Luckily my school had some flutes so I was given one and...

Choosing an Australian Piece to play for your HSC

If you or one of your students is preparing for the HSC you will probably be searching for an Australian piece for your program. Fine Music FM has ...

End of Year Flute Teaching Ideas by Fluteworthy

With exams over these last couple of lessons can be a good time to try out some other approaches to learning and just have a good time making music...

Tone Colour - what is it? By Christine Draeger

When you are a beginner, the flute just sounds like a flute and it takes time for your hearing to be able to discern subtle differences. You can ob...