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For Beginners:

“FROM THE START”: STEP-BY-STEP VIDEOS FOR THE BEGINNING FLUTIST
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Over 40 minutes of instruction!Flutorial: Episode 1: Two Common Misconceptions about Flute-Playing
Flutorial: Headjoint: First Sounds Flutorial: Adding the Tongue: “Hit” or “Hid’ Inhale Exercise
Flutorial: Physical Orientation to the Flute Part 1: Balancing and Assembling the Flute
Flutorial: Physical Orientation to the Flute Part 2: Bring the Flute to You and Play “B”
Flutorial: Adding “A” and “G”
Bonus Videos!
Party Favors 201: Embouchure
Flutorial: Celebrate your Articulation!
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FIRST TUNES FOR BEGINNER FLUTISTS
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Over 30 minutes of instruction!
Progressive Lessons:
#1: Hot Cross Buns
#2: Hot Cross Buns, Version 2, Starting on “A”
#3: Mary Had a Little Lamb
#4: Mary Had a Little Lamb: Traditional Rhythms (Video)
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Beginner Studies Sheet
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Exercises to help beginners develop tone and expand note range.
(Video and PDF)
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 Flutorials to Improve Tone/ Embouchure:

Panpipes/Lower Lip Position
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Using a set of panpipes to improve lower lip flexibility and control. (Video)
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Just Add Lips!
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Singing while playing: single notes, tone studies, and octave slurs. Great for tone and embouchure development! (Video)
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Harmonics+2 Note Slurs
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A group of tone studies to improve evenness of tone throughout all registers of the flute.(Video)
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“Lipline” and “Lippies” Exercise
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Exercise for ideal lower lip placement on the headjoint. (Video)
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“Uplifting” Embouchure Tip
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Using Breathe Right Strips for an “uplifting” embouchure experience! (Video)
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Party Favors 201: Embouchure
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Using a party favor to learn breath control and improve tongue position during articulation. (Video)
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“Rabbit Face” Exercise
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Exercise for developing strength and flexibility of your upper lip. Be sure to practice this in front of a mirror to see what you are doing (and to enjoy a good laugh, too!) (Video)
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“Lizard Face” Exercise
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Great exercise for developing flexibility of your lower lip.
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“Tongue Sandwich”
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Great exercises for embouchure strength and flexibility.
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The “Miss America” Exercise
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This exercise is great for proper lower lip and tongue placement and for upper lip strength and flexibility. It helps you learn to aim your air to that “sweet spot.” (Video)
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“Airplanes Exercise”
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For embouchure flexibility, more focused tone, and improved high register pitch. (Video)
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Vibrato Help
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Several exercises sure to improve your vibrato! (Video)
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“Singing Outie-Innie” Exercise
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This exercise reduces throat tension, improves flute tone, and better integrates breathing into music. (Video)
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“Wavy” Finger Breath
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Variation of Finger Breath to improve tonal variety and control. (Video)
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“De la Bourdonnement” (Concerning the Buzzing)
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This video is a demonstration of alternating spit-buzzing and playing using an exercise from Marcel Moyse’s famous De la Sonorité (1934). It sounds hysterically funny, but gets great results!!! (Video)
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Flutorials to Improve Articulation

“Hit Inhale” Exercise
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This exercise helps create ideal tongue placement, improving articulation. This video is an excerpt from the downloadable video series, “Flutorials: From the Start: Step-by-step videos for beginning flutists.” The “Hit Inhale” Exercise is also useful for playing other wind/brass instruments. It improves intonation and the rhythm of note starts and is a powerful tool in ensembles. (Video)
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Celebrate Your Articulation!
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Using a party favor to improve tone while tonguing. (Video)
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Chopstick and Tonguing
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(Video)
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“Chopstick” Tips
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Using a chopstick to improve tone and articulation. (Video)
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Double Tonguing Help
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Using “Pops” and combination tonguings for even tongued passages with better tone. (Video)
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Flutorials to Improve Finger Technique

“Fingers Ahead” Exercise
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An effective, efficient exercise for learning difficult fingering passages. (Video)
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“Unevens and Double-Unevens”
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This exercise produces even passagework and is great for speeding up your tempo, too! (Video)
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Catherine’s Chromatic Exercise
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Practice this exercise to get your chromatic scale fast and even in no time! (Video)
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Flutorials to Improve Body and Hand Position


“Pedi” Prop
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Let your toes give you a helping hand! Use a pedicure toe separator to help with your hand position. (Video)
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“Noodling around”
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I made this video after attending an information packed “Body Mapping” Workshop with Lea Pearson in 2008. This video shows how to use pool noodles to help with shoulder position, including modification for smaller flutists. (Video)
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Balloon Flute
$1.99This video uses a balloon as a prop for learning how to rest arms on ribs and widen shoulders to improve breathing, while developing efficient finger motion.
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Foam Blocks to improve hand position
Using foam blocks as props to improve hand position.
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(Video)
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“Rabbit Face” Exercise
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Exercise for developing strength and flexibility of your upper lip. Be sure to practice this in front of a mirror to see what you are doing (and to enjoy a good laugh, too!) (Video)
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Flutorials to Improve Rhythm

“Up for the Count”: New Use for Your Instrument Peg
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A simple idea for improving students’ 3/4 rhythm. (Video)
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Flutorials to Improve Breath

“Blow it Out!”
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Exercises to help you take bigger breaths using excerpts from Faure’s Sicilienne. (Video)
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Finger Breath Exercise /Soft Palate Position
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Repertoire

“Practice Guide for Allegretto by Benjamin Godard”
$1.99
Video lesson plus Practice Guide.  (Video)
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“Practice Guide for Concertino by Cécile Chaminade”
$1.99
Quick Practice Tips Video plus Practice Guide. (Video)
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“Practice Guide for The Nightingale Polka by Christopher Nolan”
$4.99
Three
video lessons plus Practice Guide! (Video)
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“Study Guide for Cantabile and Presto by Ensesco”
$1.99
Exercises to help you take bigger breaths using excerpts from Faure’s Sicilienne. (Video)
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“Study Guide for “Tambourin” by Francois-Joseph Gossec”
$1.99
Exercises to help you take bigger breaths using excerpts from Faure’s Sicilienne. (Video)
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