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by mareike
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: How to teach my section the importance of practice/proper technique?
Replies: 0
Views: 573

How to teach my section the importance of practice/proper technique?

Hey everyone:) I'm currently serving my third year as flute section leader in my high school's marching band. In past years we've had issues in our section dealing with horn angles, tuning, and keeping hips/the flute parallel to the sideline, but it all came together in the end (minus the intonation...
by mareike
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Intermediate Flute Buying
Replies: 2
Views: 400

Re: Intermediate Flute Buying

I personally have the Di Zhao 500 and I love it. The mechanism isn't too springy and the cut of the head joint allows me to make my tone rather rich and deep. I know when I was researching flutes last year when I bought my Di Zhao 500 I looked at videos on youtube that did flute reviews sponsored by...
by mareike
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Please help - Repair or Purchase
Replies: 3
Views: 1685

Re: Please help - Repair or Purchase

I was in a similar situation last year, I was using a Bundy flute (don't remember which model) that I had been playing on for around seven years that I sent annually to the shop for cleaning and realignment. After seven years the plating was disgusting despite getting it cleaned and taking good care...
by mareike
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: Anybody know anything about the brand Giardinelli?
Replies: 1
Views: 3109

Anybody know anything about the brand Giardinelli?

I was in my local music store trying out some intermediate flutes because I am in the process of upgrading from my student flute that I've owned for a number of years. While I was trying out models like the Pearl 665 and Yamaha 362, the assistant highly recommended a Giardinelli GFL-10 by Haynes to ...