Playing Flute With Double Jointed Fingers

When I was in the Nashville Youth Symphony in high school, a fellow flutist had these beautiful rings I commented on and to my amazement she told me: “oh, I have double jointed fingers. These rings help prevent my fingers from flying backwards if I play too fast.” Say what?? So I looked into it and through the years I have recommended these beautiful rings to Continue Reading →

Tips on Teaching by Skype « Music Teacher’s Helper Blog

Tips on Teaching by Skype « Music Teacher’s Helper Blog. I have been giving flute lessons via Skype for going on 3 years now.  I have found it an incredible asset and a great tool for teaching.  I can say now, that with this many years behind me, what I have learned, both good and bad, and I”m glad to see another article on it as Continue Reading →

Keep It Simple!

Have you seen my latest article up on FluteFocus.com?  There is a plethora of valueable information and articles up on this site, be you a flutist or not.  Here is a sneak peak at my latest article, which you can view in its entirety here:  http://www.flutefocus.com/Health/keep-it-simple.html In it, I discuss the basic principles in designing a workout program.  K.I.S.S. Keep It Simple (Stupid) From the article: Continue Reading →

Flute Day 2012!

    Check out the Brochure!   flute day brochure Flute Day is November 3, 2012 and will be held at Altus Flutes in Mt. Juliet, TN.  They will have Altus, Azumi and Jupiter flutes, piccolos, altos and basses available to play and try. This Flute Day is really focused on middle schoolers and high schoolers, and what’s important to them, though anyone is invited to come.  Continue Reading →

Morning Mobility in Las Vegas – A Resource List

. Thank you to everyone who came out to my workshop “Morning Mobility” at The National Flute Association convention in Las Vegas!  I had a great time with you and I hope you learned a lot. In case you didn’t get the handout, you can download it by clicking on this link – Morning Mobility. Some of the blog posts I mentioned were: Sleeping Glutes: Sleeping Continue Reading →