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by smurph
Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:25 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: About Alto Flutes
Replies: 4
Views: 3662

I personally have been able to get up to a 4th octave C...
by smurph
Wed Jan 16, 2008 6:27 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Problem
Replies: 6
Views: 4430

Thank you all for your advice... My mom is calling tomorrow to see if I can somehow schedule something different... But I told my director that I needed to drop out of county and she said absolutely not you need to change your time... I talked to my assistant director and she said that my director c...
by smurph
Tue Jan 15, 2008 6:14 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Problem
Replies: 6
Views: 4430

Problem

I was accepted into an all girls college called Columbia College in South Carolina. They gave me $9000 in academic scholarships and now I have the chance to earn $2000 more in an interview. The problem is that I have all county band that same day. I also need to play for my scholarship audition. I c...
by smurph
Mon Jan 07, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Poll- Flute
Replies: 89
Views: 64224

1) What group do you play for?(college band, marching band, for fun) Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Flute Choir 2) What kind of flute do you play? Pearl Quantz Coda 3)What is your dream flute? Pearl Maesta 4)What flute players do you enjoy listening to? All.... 5) What is your favorite type of music ...
by smurph
Thu Jan 03, 2008 7:06 pm
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: weird observation...
Replies: 1
Views: 2477

yes it is normal, I do it during marching season...
by smurph
Tue Jan 01, 2008 12:25 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Editing Error in Chaminade?
Replies: 2
Views: 3505

Yes I have th same book as the poster above.
by smurph
Tue Jan 01, 2008 12:24 pm
Forum: Flute Basics
Topic: Frustrated - can't get lower C!
Replies: 7
Views: 6332

It may not be you, it could be your foot joint keys are out of line... I had the same problem a couple of months ago.
by smurph
Tue Jan 01, 2008 12:07 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: What is Your Gender?
Replies: 52
Views: 38996

I am a female....
by smurph
Sat Dec 29, 2007 9:14 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Is there a certain order you should warm up on?
Replies: 3
Views: 3687

I warm up using long tones, then I run through my scales and arpeggios, then I go through whichever etude I happen to be in Berbiguer, and then I do the same with whichever Anderson etude I happen to be in. I then work through my solos that my flute teacher has given me to work on for either that we...
by smurph
Sat Dec 29, 2007 9:10 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: What is "all-state", etc?
Replies: 4
Views: 3412

I know here in SC, we have region and if you make the top 8 chairs for flutes, you get all state callbacks which in turn lets you try out for all state band.
by smurph
Sat Dec 29, 2007 9:06 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: I was looking for some tempo suggestions
Replies: 2
Views: 2640

For Chaminade, I played the beginning at around 66 bpm, the vivo at around 112 bpm, and the ending around 140 bpm. And btw it's Concertino not Concerto......
by smurph
Thu Dec 27, 2007 10:41 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Do you practice sitting or standing?
Replies: 22
Views: 20673

I can play sitting on my bed, standing, sitting on a chair but I am most comfortable standing while I play.
by smurph
Thu Dec 27, 2007 10:38 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: How important is learning the piano to flute performance?
Replies: 37
Views: 25308

Everyone who I have talked that has majored in Music Education has said that learning piano is very important especially for your piano classes....
by smurph
Wed Dec 26, 2007 2:04 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: my Stars and Stripes Forever piccolo solo DISASTER!!
Replies: 21
Views: 15730

Last year for our Spring Concert, at the picc solo in Stars and Stripes all of the flutes in our Wind Ensemble pulled out piccolos. It was great, and very very loud.... 2 wooden piccs, and 6 marching piccs.... lovely...
by smurph
Wed Dec 26, 2007 2:00 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Flute playing and dogs....?
Replies: 14
Views: 12206

My flute teacher's dog always sings with both of us and she only does it with us and none of my flute teacher's other students.