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by dancingflutist3000
Mon Oct 20, 2003 8:16 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: What kind of flute do you play ?
Replies: 7
Views: 5241

What kind of flute do you play ?

I play a student Gemeinhardt
(spelling?). Closed hole, C foot. Nothing special but it serves me well and I
sound pretty good on it. And really when you think of it doesn't the sound and
music you produce on your flute just as important as the brand and type of flute
it is?
by dancingflutist3000
Mon Oct 20, 2003 8:12 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Just passing on a idea.....
Replies: 3
Views: 2596

Just passing on a idea.....

As for the plastic compartment thing...many of my friends have them and use them (not for band) and they work great! I personally don't use one because, I know this sounds stupid but I prefer the old fashion way of carrying folders and such. For my school band stuff (books, music, worksheets) I use ...
by dancingflutist3000
Mon Oct 20, 2003 8:08 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: harder to be 1st chair?
Replies: 9
Views: 3853

harder to be 1st chair?

Since there usually more flutes (clarinets and trumpets, trombone) than any other instrument in the band is it harder to get first chair playing the flute? I mean how many tuba players are there? Like 1-4? Whoa really hard to be the best there [:((] but like for the flute since there are so many doe...
by dancingflutist3000
Mon Oct 20, 2003 8:01 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Why di you start playing the flute and why have you stuc
Replies: 8
Views: 4973

Why di you start playing the flute and why have you stuck to

[quote] ---------------- On 9/8/2003 4:30:35 PM Hi everyone, what got you into flute playing and what keeps you on the flute? I will tell you my reason, i think the flute is an elegant instrument, so i tried it out, i have only had mine for 4 days but i like it.[:p] [8)] [:)] [;)] [::)] [:bigsmile:]...
by dancingflutist3000
Mon Oct 20, 2003 7:56 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: How many flutes in your band ?
Replies: 22
Views: 12439

How many flutes in your band ?

[quote] ---------------- On 9/14/2003 10:57:50 AM It seems that band/section sizes really can vary on school size and from grade to grade. How many flutes are in your band ? How many band members in the entire band ? My daughters 7th grade band has 13 flutes and the 7th grade band has roughly 80 som...
by dancingflutist3000
Sun Oct 19, 2003 10:16 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Practice Time Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 38278

Practice Time Poll

Sorry but I have to say this. I think it's really
cool that you and your daughter are learning the flute and playing the flute
together. I think it's really neat that you can play duets and songs together.
Sorry but I just think that it's really wonderful.
by dancingflutist3000
Mon Oct 13, 2003 4:37 pm
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: right choice
Replies: 1
Views: 2385

right choice

I''ve been playing the flute for roughly 1 1/2 years. I''ve had my first flute for that long and just recently my mother has purchased another. The (new) flute is a used Gemeinhardt (spelling?). It is silver plated (as far as I know), closed hole, C foot, but is of higher quality than my first flute...
by dancingflutist3000
Mon Oct 13, 2003 4:26 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: mother of new student
Replies: 8
Views: 5459

mother of new student

Also, let her learn about the instrument it's self a great book to buy is "A Rough Guide to Flute and Piccolo) ($10). I learned SOOOOOOOO much from that book! It offers info about history, kinds of flutes from piccolo-contrabass, extras added to flutes such as split E, donuts, also pros and cons of ...
by dancingflutist3000
Mon Oct 13, 2003 4:21 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: mother of new student
Replies: 8
Views: 5459

mother of new student

[quote] ---------------- On 8/22/2003 10:00:59 AM I need suggestions to help my daughter stay interested from the start. Shes a 6th grader. I bought her what I was told was a excellent flute. Band starts next week. And I want to have things at home for her to practice to keep her interested. What sh...
by dancingflutist3000
Mon Oct 13, 2003 9:04 am
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: Is half an hour a week enough?
Replies: 13
Views: 8034

Is half an hour a week enough?

[quote] ---------------- On 2/2/2003 12:53:06 PM i am a student but my teacher can only see me once every friday and for only 30 to 40 mins is that enough???[:bigsmile:] i am bigginer though i practise by my self a lot since i know how to read music from another instrument i play what do you think?[...
by dancingflutist3000
Mon Oct 13, 2003 8:56 am
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: mouth placing
Replies: 1
Views: 2852

mouth placing

All I can say is feel your flute out. Roll in, Roll out and see how it feels and sounds (though I do think this affects the tuning I'm not sure) Adjust how you are inserting the headjoint. Do you play another woodwind instrument? I played the sax for 2 years before playing flute which made tonguing ...
by dancingflutist3000
Mon Oct 13, 2003 8:48 am
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: braces
Replies: 11
Views: 6633

braces

My friend who plays flute just recently got her braces on and is having problems reajusting her embouture (spelling?). She can''t play higher than D2 which is a problem because in sections we have a choramatic scale test in a week. Are there any tips or exercises that could help her regain her corre...