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by AG950Flute
Thu Mar 18, 2004 1:10 am
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Chair Postions
Replies: 42
Views: 24649

Chair Postions

by AG950Flute
Thu Mar 18, 2004 1:02 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Juilliard and other Ivy League Schools in the Music Worl
Replies: 25
Views: 13689

Juilliard and other Ivy League Schools in the Music World

From reading other posts under different threads I thought it might be fun to start a new topic. For those who have a dream of going to Juilliard, I say, go for it! Yes, it is hard, and yes the odds are small, but not completely, besides SOMEONE has to get in. Juilliard changed their audition proces...
by AG950Flute
Wed Mar 17, 2004 1:22 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Scholarship Audtion time!!
Replies: 7
Views: 5713

Scholarship Audtion time!!

I think the three pieces you mentioned are great. The Mozart Concerto is standard on all college auditions and you will almost certainly be asked to play it. Although it is not a huge challenge to play, most people consider compositions by Mozart the most difficult to play in the correct style. It m...
by AG950Flute
Mon Mar 15, 2004 11:30 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: intro yourself and your accomplishments
Replies: 4
Views: 3711

intro yourself and your accomplishments

My greatest accomplishment is I recently graduated from the University of Cincinnati - College Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor of Music degree (in flute performance, but I think that might be obvious)!! YEAH! [:)] So along those lines I also just finished my senior flute recital, and finished ...
by AG950Flute
Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:30 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: flute for college
Replies: 9
Views: 10951

flute for college

You also may want to consider waiting until you get to college to get a new flute. I know that I went under a lot of changes my first year of college, and sometimes a flute or headjoint will play great in your "old" style of playing but not in a new or changed way. Also, get input from your new teac...
by AG950Flute
Thu Feb 19, 2004 9:34 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Poll- What kind of flute do you have?
Replies: 210
Views: 135360

Poll- What kind of flute do you have?

I play a silver Nagahara 950 flute with an offset G, C# trill key, B foot, and an extended gold lip riser. And I love it! [:)] I got my flute my freshman year of college and I will have had it for three years this coming April. Many of you have probably heard my ravings over my flute and if any of y...
by AG950Flute
Mon Feb 16, 2004 1:54 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: split e
Replies: 12
Views: 5143

split e

kendall, you do not need to do anything to work the split e. finger high e and look at the keys that are going down. you'll notice that the lower g key (the one on the right side of the g# key) goes down as well without pushing the upper g key. that is how a split e works, it puts down that key auto...
by AG950Flute
Sat Feb 07, 2004 11:44 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: piccolos
Replies: 3
Views: 3950

piccolos

speaking of finding a used 4SP, check out usedflutes.com. Newer Gemeinhardt 4SP Piccolo <flautopiccolo@yahoo.com> - Marion, IA USA - http://www.members.aol.com/shadowbo.../images/4sp.jpg - Saturday, February 07, 2004 Gemeinhardt 4SP Piccolo – Silver-plated head, body & keys; conical bore and berylli...
by AG950Flute
Sat Feb 07, 2004 11:41 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: piccolos
Replies: 3
Views: 3950

piccolos

I would also recommend the 4SP. They are very hardy piccolos and I know mine hit the ground more than once during my marching band days in junior high and high school. However, I do feel a little old because I got mine about 9 years ago for $450. So, you may be able to find a used one for around the...
by AG950Flute
Fri Feb 06, 2004 5:24 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: what other music?
Replies: 7
Views: 5294

what other music?

i would agree, the oboe is generally considered the closest. also violin is pretty close too, but depending on the music you may have to deal with double or triple stops and the violin can go slightly lower than the flute. however, there have been pieces that have been transcribed for flute from vio...
by AG950Flute
Wed Feb 04, 2004 8:50 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Blow hard Blow fast - HELP!
Replies: 11
Views: 8690

Blow hard Blow fast - HELP!

well, from personal experience to reach the next octave i think that your lower lip should cover more of the embouchure hole. however, i do think your question about blowing faster and harder air is a good one. i think what happens sometimes when we think of just blowing harder into the flute our em...
by AG950Flute
Wed Jan 28, 2004 2:21 pm
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Flute Worries.......
Replies: 7
Views: 5637

Flute Worries.......

I don't know if you do this, but if you leave your flute out of it's case, so you can just go back and pick it up when you want, your flute will tarnish and turn kinda funky colors, (and I'm not talking about leaving it out just overnight and then putting it away, but for extended amounts of time) a...
by AG950Flute
Mon Jan 26, 2004 8:27 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Band vs. Orchestra
Replies: 4
Views: 2530

Band vs. Orchestra

music scholarships at colleges are not based on or given in terms of band or orchestra. most of them are based on your own individual talent in solo playing. so, i think regardless of what school you go to a college will not weigh heavily on your ensemble playing rather on your own individual playin...
by AG950Flute
Sun Jan 25, 2004 6:11 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Band vs. Orchestra
Replies: 4
Views: 2530

Band vs. Orchestra

Well, a few things... I think you should go to the high school where you will get the most out of it both musically and academically. You mentioned that a lot of your friends are going to be going to School A, is it possible for you to get a ride with one of them in the morning that will also be in ...
by AG950Flute
Thu Jan 22, 2004 11:59 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Powell Signature
Replies: 1
Views: 1575

Powell Signature

I tried out this flute a little bit, unfortunately not enough to give you a lot of advice. I played on a Powell 2100 for several years, which they discontinued, and honestly I think it would be considered in between the current Signature and Conservatory model flutes that they have now. Anyway, I en...