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Learn to Play the Flute: A Beginner’s Crash Course!

Do you want to learn the flute, but not sure where to start? Here's a handy guide to all the flute basics to get you tooting!

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Each practice session as an opportunity to experiment and play with what we’ve learned
What exactly is ‘practicing’ and why do we need to be smart about it as we learn the flute?
Scales are crucial to your development as a flautist. Here are six reasons why
Welcome to my first edition of Frequently Asked Flutey Questions (#FAFQs)!
It can be difficult to stay motivated when practicing scales – they’re so tedious! But what if we change the way we think about scales?!
Finding a good flute teacher can feel like a daunting task. Here are 10 tips you might find helpful as you start your search
Here are some tips on how to practice the flute without annoying the neighbours (too much)
It can be challenging to learn a new skill as an adult, but here are a few tips to help make your flute journey as smooth and enjoyable as possible!
Shall we revise the saying New Year, New You?
Taking lessons with a private flute teacher can help you grow and learn so much faster, but is it worth the expense?
Practice with me as I work on #17 of Taffanel & Gaubert's 24 Progressive Studies
Feel like you're stuck in a rut? Here are five tips to help you figure out your musical goals and put together a flute practice plan that will help you reach them faster!