Flute Resources


ILMEA Etude Set 3 recorded by Mrs. Z:


Here is a terrific video from the U.S. Army Field Band. 
Be sure to watch the segment on Flute Care at 14:30.
Published on Jan 23, 2013

The flute section of The U.S. Army Field Band brings a wealth of performance and teaching experience to Flute Fundamentals, the latest in the Army Field Band instructional video series. Flute Fundamentals offers expert advice for the first-year beginner, the band director, and the serious college student. The video covers the topics of embouchure, breathing, tone production, finger dexterity, articulation, advanced techniques, the practice routine, ensemble playing, instrument maintenance. A history of the flute is also included, and the members of the flute section perform solos, excerpts, and ensemble works throughout each chapter.

01:05 HISTORY OF THE FLUTE
09:50 BEGINNING FUNDAMENTALS: Embouchure & Making a Sound
14:27 BEGINNING FUNDAMENTALS: Assembly, Disassembly, and Maintenance
17:33 BEGINNING FUNDAMENTALS: Posture and Hand Position
19:20 INTERMEDIATE FUNDAMENTALS: Tone Production
21:13 INTERMEDIATE FUNDAMENTALS: Breath Control & Capacity
29:39 INTERMEDIATE FUNDAMENTALS: Intonation
32:15 INTERMEDIATE FUNDAMENTALS: Basic Articulation
37:03 INTERMEDIATE FUNDAMENTALS: Technical Development & Dexterity
41:39 INTERMEDIATE FUNDAMENTALS: Practicing & Daily Routine
47:34 ADVANCED FUNDAMENTALS: Advanced Articulations: Forward Tonguing
53:08 ADVANCED FUNDAMENTALS: Expressive Playing-Tone Colors
55:34 ADVANCED FUNDAMENTALS: Expressive Playing-Dynamics
57:24 ADVANCED FUNDAMENTALS: Expressive Playing-Combing Your Tools
59:16 ADVANCED FUNDAMENTALS: Alternate Fingerings & Harmonics
1:01:45 EXTRA CREDIT: Extended Techniques
1:09:02 EXTRA CREDIT: Flute In Performance-Ensemble Playing and Etiquette
1:14:15 ETIQUETTE: Choosing an Instrument
1:17:04 ETIQUETTE: Piccolo Fundamentals
1:23:01 FINALE

Online resources mentioned in the video: http://www.armyfieldband.com/pages/ed...