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by amhso
Tue Nov 21, 2006 10:48 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: advice on new flute
Replies: 9
Views: 5676

I currently play a Sonare 7000 with Split E. It works wonderful for me and i found it way better than a few yamaha and gemeinhardts. But the sonare flutes seem to either work for someone or not, not often in the middle, but I do suggest you test it out. I personally like sankyo's a lot, although i c...
by amhso
Mon Aug 28, 2006 8:15 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Just one more question... Earplugs?
Replies: 27
Views: 33855

sorry to double post. I have 5 piccolos in my high school marching band. it is indeed unbearable loud and im getting earplugs. even if it doesnt ring my hears, i think just for the sake of not being annoyed, im getting earplugs.
by amhso
Mon Aug 28, 2006 8:05 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: I play the picc wayyyyyyyyyy too loud! help!
Replies: 7
Views: 6744

you might as well play loud until you can play in tune quietly in the high register...which is not likely soon?
by amhso
Mon Aug 28, 2006 8:03 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: wadwj
Replies: 1
Views: 2327

wadwj

ciggarette paper is like a dollar for 400 sheets at longs. (they're small but they work). although you can reuse them, for taht price, you dont need to worry about it. cigarette paper is always clean, but there's sometimes a gummed side that you really want to avoid.
by amhso
Sun Jun 18, 2006 10:49 am
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: First Audition Help!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 3889

heh funny i just had an audition with mozart's concerto in D. just wear basic concert clothes.
by amhso
Sun Jun 18, 2006 10:45 am
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: Beginner Piccolo Music
Replies: 5
Views: 6314

im in 8th grade and i played stars and stripes forever...so i dont know. it's okay just lots of jumping and high notes.
by amhso
Sun Jun 18, 2006 10:43 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Piccolos?!Help!
Replies: 17
Views: 14696

im still looking for piccolos. one i tried recently that just blew my head off is the Roy Seaman LTD line of piccolos. Although list price is 3800 or so...almost everyone sells this piccolo around 1900 dollars (USD).
by amhso
Fri May 19, 2006 11:12 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Double Tonguing- I'm doing it too fast and I can't slow down
Replies: 2
Views: 3382

or you can learn to single tongue them. if you single tongue fast, then the piece will be easier to control (tempo-wise)
by amhso
Fri May 19, 2006 11:11 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: help for piccolo! (and trombone)
Replies: 3
Views: 4155

always start your practice on the flute first. Do long tones! They will improve your tone, or atleast keep the tone well. try not to play piccolo more than the flute.
by amhso
Fri May 19, 2006 11:09 pm
Forum: Intermediate Flute Playing Tips and Questions
Topic: Beginner Piccolo Music
Replies: 5
Views: 6314

of course one of the most famous flute solos in america is the Stars and Stripes Forever piccolo solo...but it might be kind of tough. I am also looking for piccolo solo music.
by amhso
Tue Mar 14, 2006 12:13 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Good beginner piccolo?
Replies: 13
Views: 16015

yeah, but i they dont ask about the purpose of borrowing, they rent them out. Im looking into a nicer piccolo for home/wind ensemble but i won't be able to purchase one for a while as I got a new flute and lots of other stuff
by amhso
Tue Mar 14, 2006 12:08 am
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Learning to play open hole flute
Replies: 11
Views: 12853

yeah. what happened to me was, i was doing it one whole at a time...and my friend (who is very good at flute and had played like 4 years before me) just asked, can i see you flute. so i said sure....then she pulls all the plugs out, goes outside, and trashes them. I was all O.O!!!! but it worked out...
by amhso
Mon Mar 13, 2006 11:57 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Flutter Tonguing
Replies: 16
Views: 13244

can anyone help me learn to roll my tongue...i cant do it so i wont be able to flutter.
by amhso
Mon Mar 13, 2006 11:56 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Trevor Wye Omnibus and Advance book
Replies: 6
Views: 7101

buy the whole omnibus edition.
by amhso
Mon Mar 13, 2006 11:54 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: A Solo Question
Replies: 8
Views: 4713

if the concert has a theme...maybe pick something with a theme. a song im doing for a concert will be the chaminade concertino...but it's a bit difficult if you're in the first few years.