What’s On My Stand – July 2020 Repertoire

Francis Poulenc – Sonata for Flute and Piano The challenge with this piece has been playing what’s on the page versus playing in a stylized manner (as many recordings of this piece often exemplify). The technical elements such as the sept-tuplets, 32nd note pickups, or double tonguing in the 1st movement require a practice approachContinue reading “What’s On My Stand – July 2020 Repertoire”

July 2020 – What’s My Warmup

Unpopular opinion: I love flute warmups… if that was not abundantly clear by my extensive collection of flute warmup resources. I think quarantine is a great time for people who normally don’t prioritize warmups to step away from repertoire, and find something that resonates with them. My philosophy regarding warmups are that they are notContinue reading “July 2020 – What’s My Warmup”