The Virtuosic Flutist: Book Review...

Jun 5, 2018 by

The Virtuosic Flutist is a new collection of studies keyed to the mechanics of playing the flute and the nuances of improving one's playing.  The exercises are intended to be a manual for any aspiring flutist looking to hone his or her techniques, or to consider adopting techniques through...

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My Flute and Me: Book Review

Jan 2, 2018 by

My Flute and Me, fourteen elementary pieces for flute and piano by Colin Kirkpatrick.   It’s January: time to get back to teaching your beginning flute students and the perennial problem of what fun pieces you can give them to play when they have very little skill returns. When...

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Erich Graf, a Memoir: Musician, Flutist, Advocate...

Apr 1, 2017 by

Erich Graf has written a memoir of his life as a flutist and more, and it’s an engrossing, enjoyable read. He had an over 35 year career as principal flute with the Utah Symphony, but it’s his artistic and emotional development and ethical approach to his life that is...

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Fluting Stars by Ana and Blaz Puchihar: Book Review...

Sep 1, 2015 by

This is a Method Book for Young Flute Beginners, it includes so much! It gently nurtures the young student with beautiful drawings by Polona Lovsin and photographs by Tina Pucihar Balant. Starting from the beginning, the book includes charmingly illustrated diagrams, photos and drawings of the flute, how to...

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