1. Summer update

    Hey guys, I’m sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted or even reblogged anything. I went on a trip to Seattle last week and started a new job that has me working five days a week. Orchestra has been out since May and I haven’t been able to play in flute choir since January. Sadly my flute has gone relatively unloved this summer besides a couple practice sessions.

    I just wanted to apologize for the lack of posts and to let you all know I’m still here :) Hope you guys are having wonderful summers.

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  2. fyeahflutes:

Famous excerpt: The obbligato piccolo solo from Stars & Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa, beginning at the double bar line, marked Grandioso.

It’s that time of year again.

    fyeahflutes:

    Famous excerpt: The obbligato piccolo solo from Stars & Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa, beginning at the double bar line, marked Grandioso.

    It’s that time of year again.

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  3. mother-natures-daughter:

Pandora loves helping me practise.

    mother-natures-daughter:

    Pandora loves helping me practise.

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  4. Anonymous said: I have a tiny problem. I've been playing the flute for about seven years now, and I did try to play the piccolo once because my band teacher brought one in when I was a fifth grader. I was never able to play it that well because I have large fingers. Now that I'm about to start my first year at college I am told that to be in the marching band that they want all flute players to play piccolo. What should I do if I can't play one? I don't want to quit band.

    You’ll be able to learn piccolo okay, especially if you’ve been playing flute for seven years and having large hands is your only disadvantage. I’m a guy and I have pretty large hands; picking up the piccolo at first after only playing the flute is always, always going to feel weird. But trust me when I say that after enough practice on the piccolo, it will feel just as natural as playing flute. :)

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  5. tumorsandmusic:

This is my face when people try to justify putting a flute on a stand (especially wire stands) by saying “it was just for the picture.”

    tumorsandmusic:

    This is my face when people try to justify putting a flute on a stand (especially wire stands) by saying “it was just for the picture.”

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  6. tumorsandmusic:

    What’s in my flute bag!

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  7. punkrockpizzaparty said: I was wondering if you knew what piece of music the picture you added to the 'flute players need to breathe' post was from? Thanks :)

    It’s the last two lines of Lisbon, the first movement of Lincolnshire Posy by Percy Grainger :)

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  8. Anonymous said: How would you trill an (first line at the bottom) E natural to a D natural (barely under the staff)? Thanks I kinda need it for a solo so thank you again love your blog btw

    whatshouldwecallpiccolo:

    Hi Anon! And every other woodwind musician, for that matter!

    WOODWINDS, USE THIS FOR ALL YOUR TRILLING/TREMOLOING/ALTERNATE FINGERING/NORMAL FINGERING NEEDS

    [http://www.wfg.woodwind.org/]

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  9. 
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    NO

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  10. artsyhealthfreak said: I actually love your tumblr. Like times a million! I'm a flute/piccolo player in the 10th grade & I've been playing since 1st grade. You're awesome and have a great day!

    Aw, thank you :)

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  14. tumorsandmusic:

    You cannot tell someone what brand of instrument to buy.  You can advise them what they may like, or tell them what you like, but in the end THEY HAVE TO CHOOSE SOMETHING THAT IS A GOOD FIT FOR THEM.

    3 months ago  /  30 notes  /  Source: tumorsandmusic

  15. nickyplayspiccolo:

Glamor pix of da bae

    nickyplayspiccolo:

    Glamor pix of da bae

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