Piccolo auditions at school! Heeeelp!

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Piccolo auditions at school! Heeeelp!

Post by juneroses » Mon Jan 03, 2005 10:31 pm

I'm auditioning for a piccolo part at school, they give us a week to learn to play it. Do any experianced players have any advice bc. I'm kind of teaching myself lol. Anything I need to know?

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Post by biggzh » Tue Jan 04, 2005 8:18 pm

I just started piccolo too. It's not that hard to play after a few days of hard practice. Just support heavily with your diaphragm (spelling??) and don't overblow. I don't know what else to say, it came pretty naturally to me.... (unlike the flute.... four years of practice and my tone still is horrible half the time..)

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Post by Kendall » Wed Jan 05, 2005 4:24 pm

look at yourself in a mirror when you play to make sure because the hole is so small, you need a good embrouchure
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Post by biggzh » Sat Jan 08, 2005 1:36 pm

By the way, what type of Picc did they let you try out on??

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Post by Fluteoholic » Mon Jan 17, 2005 9:44 pm

the piccolo isn't that much different from the flute, all you need to do is blow faster air and have a more focused or smaller apeture (sp?).
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Post by Lauren » Tue Jan 18, 2005 8:41 pm

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Post by juneroses » Wed Jan 19, 2005 3:25 pm

thanks I read your advice and followed it but a Senior ended up getting the part... oh well... maybe the oppertunity will come around next year.

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