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What is ‘Concert Pitch’?

Concert pitch is a strange thing. Many professional musicians will spend their entire careers never having to deal with concert […]

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Flute Warm Ups: Simple Exercises for Practice

“Warm ups” are simple exercises that one performs in order to prepare oneself for more complex activities. Athletes have warm-up […]

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History of the Flute: Antiquity to the Middle Ages

So you’ve been learning to play the flute. You’ve probably seen and heard the flute in music your whole life. […]

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How To Find The Motivation To Practice

There is no way to learn how to play an instrument without sitting down and practicing over and over again. […]

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Types of Flutes: The Modern Flute Family

The concert flute, or C flute, is what we think of when someone mentions the flute, and it is certainly […]

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Flute Embouchure: Developing Your Best Sound

If you’re learning to play the flute, you’ve probably heard people talk about embouchure and how important it is to […]

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The Best Age to Start Flute Lessons

What is the best age to start flute lessons? Musika receives many calls from parents looking to start their young […]

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Tips for Beginning Flute Players

We have compiled some great tips for beginning flute players, including when to start lessons, how to get an instrument, […]

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