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by audri
Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Method books for adult beginner
Replies: 1
Views: 2523

Method books for adult beginner

Any recommendations for method books for adult beginner? I'm looking at a few and wondering what might be best: - The Boosey Woodwind Method for flute - Abracadabra Flute - Beginner's Book for the Flute (Trevor Wye) - Rubank method book - Flute 101: Mastering the Basics (Louke & George) Would like t...
by audri
Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Step-up instrument recommendations
Replies: 5
Views: 2323

Re: Step-up instrument recommendations

Thanks again, pied_piper! I had been thinking that Yamaha seemed like the best bet. My partner, in his zeal to support my interests, has gotten very involved in getting me what I want and he found a used 471, that seems in very good condition, from what seems like a reliable seller, for a nice price...
by audri
Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Step-up instrument recommendations
Replies: 5
Views: 2323

Re: Step-up instrument recommendations

Thank you, pied_piper, for pointing me to the FAQ (I know, I should have looked there first :oops: )
I guess the question I have left here would be: When buying a used flute, are there brands/models that are more likely to have held up better, or worse? Brands to look for or avoid, in a used market?
by audri
Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Step-up instrument recommendations
Replies: 5
Views: 2323

Step-up instrument recommendations

Newbie here. Adult beginner. Been playing flute for 6 months, on a hand-me-down F.E. Olds & Son. My instructor tells me that I may want to consider a step-up instrument and I'm here to ask for recommendations. I'm looking for a good used flute (open-hole, off-set G, B foot joint). Mainly, I'd like y...
by audri
Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Yamaha Allegro?
Replies: 1
Views: 1060

Yamaha Allegro?

I've seen Yamaha "Allegro" flutes listed for sale but can't find any definitive info on what that designation means.
Anybody have information about that?