1. 10

    Never just run through a study because you happen to be familiar with it, but use it to see what you can get from it on this new day which has been granted you.

  2. 9

    Scales played in the correct musical way are very exciting and rewarding.

  3. 8

    Control of vibrato helps your musical expression.

  4. 7

    It is normal to be nervous.

  5. 6

    I think it is most important for a teacher to play the pieces and studies that are being played by the student.

  6. 5

    I have to report to those of you who think diamonds make a difference that I cannot tell what it is. Seriously, as you all know, they make no difference at all. They just make the flute look a little more special.

  7. 4

    Running through things because you are familiar with them, breeds routine and this is the seed of boredom.

  8. 3

    ...I got to try the bagpipes. It was like trying to blow an octopus.

  9. 2

    Being unprepared heightens nerves.

  10. 1

    I do not consider my self as having mastered the flute, but I get a real kick out of trying.

  11. Last Update: 28 November 2022

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