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Flutes

25/02/2021

Which Beginner Flute Is Right For Me?

As one of the major members of the woodwind family, the flute has a proven place as one of the most popular instruments for beginners to pick up. This can be attributed to multiple things – being lightweight, and the unique technique of blowing across the instrument rather than into it can often be appealing! The flute is also part of many ensembles – wind bands, flute choirs, jazz bands, and orchestras offer truly something for everyone. There’s definitely multiple things to consider when looking at your first instrument, so... Read More

Flute Assembly, Care and playing

Maybe you played in school and wanted to get back into it again, maybe you always wanted to play but never had the time. Whatever your reason, our guide to playing the Flute can help. Maybe you played in school and wanted to get back into it again, maybe you always wanted to play but never had the time. Whatever your reason, our guide to playing the Flute can help. At first glance, flutes look very similar to each other, but there are differences when it comes to materials used.... Read More

24/02/2021

Best Beginner to Intermediate Flutes: The Next Step

Getting a new instrument is really exciting as an experience. You’ve been playing a while, and you’re getting on with your grades well, while enjoying the social and other aspects of playing an instrument! But the flute you started on doesn’t quite cut it any more – the keywork isn’t quite standing up to those tricky scalic passages, and the tone is a little breathy for your well-trained ear.That’s natural – and that’s where having multiple options for better quality instruments is a fantastic thing. By trying a few, you... Read More