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by Gocatdave
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: newbie here
Replies: 32
Views: 60033

Re: newbie here

Thanks, Pied Piper! The flute arrived and I love it. It is an open holed flute and I caused quite a debate on Facebook when I asked about how soon I should pull the plugs. Lots of different opinions. Ultimately, I decided to just pull them all and force myself to get used to all of the open holes fr...
by Gocatdave
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:14 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: newbie here
Replies: 32
Views: 60033

Re: newbie here

Hi There, 52 year old flute beginner here. I've fooled around a bit with a keyless, Irish flute. But I decided to try a fully chromatic, modern flute recently. I bought a Nuvo plastic flute to get my feet wet and see how I would like the Boehm system. I quickly decided that I liked the system so I d...
by Gocatdave
Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: What is Your Opinion on Male Flutists?
Replies: 29
Views: 34524

Re: What is Your Opinion on Male Flutists?

I'm a 52 year old man just taking up the flute. It never occurred to me that the flute might be regarded as a feminine instrument. I just like the tonal qualities and expression potential of the instrument. I tried the keyless irish flute for a while, which was fun. But I realized that I need a full...