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Flutes Used in the Livestream TP Flute Concert

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Flutes Used in the Livestream TP Flute Concert

Which flute was that?   I'm frequently asked which flutes I play on various songs and after the live stream concert on March 22, I received many messages from folks asking if I had more information. Below you'll find a photo of the flutes that played during that performance as well as a list with links to the flutemakers' websites, where applicable.        Download PDF   Song Title Flute Played Flute Maker & Website 1. Winds of Change(solo) Key: G#Wood: Jarrah Craig Chan | Earth Song Flutes No website is available. 2. Rhythm of the Rainhorse Key: F#Wood: Red Cedar...

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10 Tips For The Boxed-In Flute Player

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10 Tips For The Boxed-In Flute Player

It's been an interesting week, to say the least with preventative measures put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19. If you're all bottled up inside and feeling bored, here are some tips that might help propel you along in your flute journey.      #1. Learn A New Song Not only is learning a new song fun, but it can also bolster your own creativity. A common frustration that I hear from flute players of all levels is that they tend to play the same thing over and over–basically, they’re in a rut. One path out of that...

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What happens to your flute collection?

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What happens to your flute collection?
What will happen to your flute collection after you pass on? Don't leave your family guessing, put a plan in place and download the Flute Collection Index sheets.

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Free Spirit Ambient Pads Update!

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Free Spirit Ambient Pads Update!

We are happy to report there are now hundreds of flutists playing along with the Free Spirit Ambient Pads since they launched earlier this year!   Wow! We are astounded and grateful!   Just as these pads fill the space in your music, YOU are filling a space in the flute community with your beautiful music!   After much feedback, emails and questions from users of the Pads, there still seemed to be a level of confusion surrounding these Pads–not of HOW to play along with them, but WHAT to play along with them. So, I put together the Ambient Pads - Compatible Key Chart [PDF] that will...

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Taking Native American flute lessons via skype or facetime

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Taking Native American flute lessons via skype or facetime

To be able to play freely without thinking hard and sound good doing it is the most requested goal by flute-playing students. It can be achieved and already has been for many!  I get quite a few questions on what it's like to take lessons via skype or facetime. For one, I love the flexibility that it offers. We have the ability to connect with each other over long distances; literally from anywhere in the world! Keep in mind, I work with all levels of skill with folks on their Native American flute - from very beginner all the way to extremely...

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