FREE COURSE: How to Quickly Improve Your Tone on the Flute

Aug 15, 2017
 

Welcome to How to Quickly Improve Your Tone on the Flute!

In this course, you're going to learn 10 little techniques - tiny little techniques, that literally transform your sound on the flute into a tone that is clear, fluff-free and resonant.

I'm Jane, and my business is The Flute Teachers...

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How to fix flute joints that are too slippery

Jan 10, 2017

Flute joints slipping out too easily?

I've had students whose flute's footjoint has slipped right off the flute while they were playing and onto the floor!

And my own flute (actually, my old flute, that got stolen out of a car...) used to have such a slippery headjoint that I couldn't hold the...

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Want to play longer phrases on the flute?

Nov 28, 2016

Want to Play Longer Phrases on the Flute?

If you want to improve your lung capacity so that you can play longer phrases on the flute, guess what?!

It's not your lungs that will fix the problem. It's your embouchure!

To feel like your lung size has doubled, make the hole in your mouth smaller!

If...

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Getting dizzy when playing the flute?!

Sep 30, 2016

How to Fix Getting Dizzy When Playing the Flute!

If you're a flute player and you get dizzy when playing, or if you're a flute teacher and your students get dizzy when they play, here's why...

You're using too much air, too quickly!

When you have too big an embouchure hole, too much air comes...

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Good way to fix a tight flute headjoint

Aug 30, 2016

Wanna know how to quickly loosen a tight headjoint?

Well, that title says it all really!

Learn the easiest way (in history) to smoothen up a tight flute headjoint.

Without ruining your flute!

I've heard of a few different ways to do this which RUIN YOUR FLUTE! Argghhh! 

This is the proper...

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Got clunky fingers?

Aug 25, 2016

Got clunky, stiff fingers when you play the flute?

That feeling in your hands and fingers of being stiff, or sounding clunky when you play, are 95% caused by other parts of your body (not your fingers!)

Crazy right? Well, maybe it's no surprise to you, since it's actually pretty logical.

It's not...

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How to Play Notes With Dots AND Slurs

Aug 04, 2016

Wondering how to play dots AND slurs over notes? 

This question came from Dale who asked exactly this: how do you play notes that have dots and slurs over them.

It's called mezzo staccato, and in this short lesson, I demonstrate exactly how to play a passage of mezzo staccato notes.

Being...

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Fixing a Bad Sense of Rhythm!

Jul 24, 2016

Have a student with a bad sense of rhythm?

Maybe they can copy a rhythm if you play it for them first (maybe!), but they have no hope of actually reading the rhythms correctly by themselves?

I've got some excellent news for you:

It's easier to fix than you think!

Most often, students are like...

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How to Teach the Flute Embouchure (Pt 2)

Jul 20, 2016

Not confident teaching a beginner student how to blow the flute properly?

Let me tell you it's as easy as just knowing how. Everything's easy once you know how, right?!

In this 2 part video, I show you exactly the steps to take to have a beginner playing with the correct embouchure, a good tone,...

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How to Teach the Flute Embouchure (Pt 1)

Jul 19, 2016

Not confident teaching a beginner student how to blow the flute properly?

Let me tell you it's as easy as just knowing how. Everything's easy once you know how, right?!

In this 2 part video, I show you exactly the steps to take to have a beginner playing with the correct embouchure, a good tone,...

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