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by musical_Kat
Fri Dec 05, 2008 12:37 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Flute in Jazz
Replies: 15
Views: 7277

Have you ever played the piccolo in a practice for an hour or so, then switched to a song where you play the flute and found it takes getting used to? Same idea. Yes I have.....on many occassions. Once you've done it enough you find that long hours on piccolo and then switching to flute actually en...
by musical_Kat
Tue Dec 02, 2008 10:08 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Sarah Palin...."flutist"?
Replies: 15
Views: 10756

etgohomeok wrote:If you say so...
LOL....I say so...

ok...now we're just 12!
by musical_Kat
Tue Dec 02, 2008 4:15 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Sarah Palin...."flutist"?
Replies: 15
Views: 10756

etgohomeok wrote:Sounds pretty good.
Hilarious!
by musical_Kat
Tue Dec 02, 2008 4:13 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: How Can I amplify my flute?...
Replies: 10
Views: 11736

That's great! Thanks guys! I've already got the sound system. I just need a MUCH better mic to actually produce a nice flute sound on stage. Now i've got a pretty good base to start shopping! Thanks again. :wink:
by musical_Kat
Mon Dec 01, 2008 8:42 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: How Can I amplify my flute?...
Replies: 10
Views: 11736

That's great info ed.....I'm going to be in the market for a condensor mic for performances. What are your recommendations?
by musical_Kat
Thu Nov 13, 2008 8:27 am
Forum: Intermediate and Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: "Advanced"
Replies: 26
Views: 13941

I would have to agree 100% on this! I think it all comes back to praise vs. encouragement. I've been learning about this in a parenting class i've been taking through my church but it applies to all areas of life. If you praise a child (or a flute student) on something that they have done it doesn't...
by musical_Kat
Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:01 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Coke and the flute
Replies: 12
Views: 11343

Woof, I understand what you are saying about nothing being blown with enough force to be forced from the esophagus or the stomache into the instrument. What I was talking about was the residue that sticky, sugary coke products leave on the lining of your mouth, tongue, and teeth. If this wasn't an i...
by musical_Kat
Sun Nov 02, 2008 10:38 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: My high notes sound airy
Replies: 4
Views: 5532

no matter what notes i play, they always come out airy. my instructor says that its because i just recently got braces, and is always telling me to "open my throat." i dont get what that means and can someone explain to me how to do it? I had an instructor put it to me this way once and I think it'...
by musical_Kat
Sun Nov 02, 2008 1:42 pm
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: My high notes sound airy
Replies: 4
Views: 5532

I would make sure that you aren't pinching those upper register notes by closing the back of your throat. Try to remember to stay open in the back!
by musical_Kat
Wed Oct 29, 2008 9:46 am
Forum: Flute Playing and Practicing Basics
Topic: Coke and the flute
Replies: 12
Views: 11343

If you must drink coke then I would suggest doing it before you play and then brushing your teeth afterward. If you drink while playing you will be coating the inside of the instrument with a LOT of sugar and this will start to corrode your pads.
by musical_Kat
Sat Oct 25, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Second Suite in F major for Military Band
Replies: 5
Views: 5680

sonatine wrote:The solo goes to the end of the movement. Have fun playing it! The picc part is lots of fun, as I'm sure you already know.
You might want to check the dates on a post before you respond. This was a post from over 2 years ago! Just food for thought!
by musical_Kat
Thu Oct 16, 2008 1:55 pm
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: ARIA BRAND FLUTES
Replies: 9
Views: 4278

Phineas wrote:I have drank out of a Aria Flute before, but I never tried to play on one. :P
LMAO.....I googled it too and that's all I could find! hahaha....now I don't feel so bad!

:wink:
by musical_Kat
Sat Oct 04, 2008 8:29 am
Forum: General "Hang-Out" Place
Topic: Sarah Palin...."flutist"?
Replies: 15
Views: 10756

Sarah Palin...."flutist"?

In light of recent events, this video has surfaced on youtube. I have to say, this is just my humble opinion of course, if that "song" had been any longer I think my ears would have literally started to bleed profusely. But i'll let you all be the judge. I just love how they announce her as an "acco...
by musical_Kat
Wed Sep 17, 2008 4:56 am
Forum: Advanced Flute Topics
Topic: Wisdom Teeth
Replies: 8
Views: 13372

I personally haven't had mine out...yet. I need to though i've been putting it off. But while I was in college, a girl in my flute quartet had her's pulled and played a gig with us 3 days later. I think you should be just fine. I hope that helps! :wink:
by musical_Kat
Fri Aug 29, 2008 7:01 am
Forum: Flute History and Instruments
Topic: Looking for opinions....
Replies: 20
Views: 13013

Re: Gemeinhardt Flutes Rule

If you are getting back into flute playing, then the Gemeinhardt is the way to go. Easy to play, nice sounds, easy to care for. Go with the obvious choice. Anyway, it's not the flute - it's YOU. We tend not to lead people toward a specific brand of instrument on here. It's just not wise considering...