The Flute Nerd


Let's look at what makes a 'good' flute tone and I'll share some exercises that will help you find your ideal flute sound!

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Let's look at what makes a 'good' flute tone and I'll share some exercises that will help you find your ideal flute sound!
Wondering if it's time to upgrade your flute? Let's look at some key factors that will help you determine if now is the right time to invest in a new flute
In this day and age, where attention spans are short and productivity is a virtue, hobbies feel like an opulent luxury, but picking up a hobby like the flute could actually be good for your health!
Identifying your personal ‘must practice’ list will help you strengthen your weak areas and get the most of your flute practice
Self-assessment is the best thing we can do in our flute practice to improve quicker, but it can be surprisingly hard to strike the balance between criticism and compassion
All flute players have occasional bad tone days, but here are some practical tips and strategies to help you through your next one!
Exaggerating mistakes can be a surprisingly valuable approach to our flute practice. Here, I offer practical strategies to learn through your mistakes
From free sheet music to downloadable manuscript paper, here is a selection of my favourite free resources to enhance my practicing! 
Sometimes practicing can feel like a chore with it's endless repetition. Creative practicing will not only make your flute practice sessions feel more exciting and engaging, but will actually help you improve faster!
I quit the flute for eight years... and it made me a better player. Here's to owning our unique flute stories, however unconventional they might be
On the flute, we've got several alternative fingerings that can help with a variety of things from pitch to ease of play. Let's have a look at some of the most useful ones to know!
The goal of practicing is to learn by repetition. So why do so many flute students forget to check that they're drilling the right notes?? Let's dive into some tips to make sure you get it right from the beginning and why a flute fingering chart is your best friend