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by AmazingGrace33
Mon Dec 27, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: Trilling From E nat. to F Sharp
Replies: 2
Views: 2474

Trilling From E nat. to F Sharp

Hi! I'm playing a Bach Sonata and I came across a trill I've never seen, E natural to F sharp. I've looked in my books but nothing has shown up. Thanks for your help!
by AmazingGrace33
Tue Apr 20, 2010 6:02 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: How To Do Vibrato
Replies: 7
Views: 11533

Thank-you for the replies! One more question- Hopefully this doesn't sound stupid, but I'm not really sure how to use my abdominal muscles correctly. :oops: Should I keep my stomach muscles tight, almost as if you are holding your breath? How should I use them to make quality vibrato? Does this make...
by AmazingGrace33
Fri Apr 16, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: How To Do Vibrato
Replies: 7
Views: 11533

How To Do Vibrato

I have a good friend who plays flute well and started to teach me how to do vibrato. Lately, there hasn't been enough time to work together so I'm stuck. :( I can get some sound that gives off a wavering tone but it doesn't sound professional. How should I continue? A band assisstant told me I shou...
by AmazingGrace33
Mon Dec 28, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: To play or not to play?
Replies: 11
Views: 6086

Playing next year is fine too; sometimes nerves can overtake you! I play at my church often, and I will tell you that I am nervous, but once I start playing, it goes away. If you concentrate on only your music (don't look around!) you will do fine as long as you have practiced. A good thing about ch...
by AmazingGrace33
Mon Dec 28, 2009 12:24 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: When You Have A "Hard" Piece....How Do You Practic
Replies: 5
Views: 4396

When You Have A "Hard" Piece....How Do You Practic

I was invited to be in my school's advanced band. I thought I knew what I was getting into, but now I have my doubts. I have pieces that are complicated for me to do and, although it sounds like a question I should know, I would like an answer. How do you practice music that is extremely frustrating...