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by pamplemousse
Wed Apr 13, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Playing with rock and just razzmatazzing?
Replies: 3
Views: 2004

Playing with rock and just razzmatazzing?

Hey everyone! I'm new here so you probably never saw me before, but I am a flute player too! *waves* I have been playing flute for 26 years, and am an absolute closet flautist right now because it's not my profession. However I do play almost daily, mostly classical pieces that I read. I'm really go...
by pamplemousse
Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:42 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Are Noobs Accepted At www.fluteland.com?
Replies: 17
Views: 5936

Re: Are Noobs Accepted At www.fluteland.com?

Hey Eric! So cool that there are so many computer related professions with Flute enthusiasts!

I am a computer geekette. I went to school actually for Computer Science (concentrating on Artificial Intelligence) and Music.

I'm a noob here too so welcome to you and me hehe
by pamplemousse
Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:39 am
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Breathing
Replies: 14
Views: 10555

Re: Breathing

An excellent exercise for breathing is Yoga. I know that sounds kinda off kilter but it really helps me. Since I have to breathe with my diaphragm in Yoga, it forces me to exercise my lung capacity. I do Yoga every other day as soon as I wake up. It definitely helps with other things such as posture...
by pamplemousse
Wed Apr 13, 2011 9:37 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Are "whistlers" the better Flutists ?
Replies: 16
Views: 14162

Re: Are "whistlers" the better Flutists ?

Interesting question.

After I practice flute and I'm done, I sometimes whistle, because I'm a serial whistler like you, during mundane tasks etc. I find that I whistle BETTER after I'm done playing the flute. It's much crisper and less airy! Kinda weird.
by pamplemousse
Tue Apr 12, 2011 6:59 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: I want to completely start over my Embouchure.
Replies: 22
Views: 8645

Re: I want to completely start over my Embouchure.

Hey JasonTong! I had to join this board to be able to post and say something about flute playing when you have a prominent tear drop. First of all, I never even knew I had this lip shape until a new flute teacher looked at me once, and told me that I never would be able to be an accomplished flute p...