best advice anyone can give you is to look like a flute player at all times,
then you will play like one. Always use a long mirror to practice your warm
ups then you will be able to see how “correct” or “wrong” you look.
hold your flute, and then drop your arms- still holding your flute! - Then
lift. Your arms and fingers will now be in the best position for you. Bring
the flute to your lips (your flute must come to you and not you to the flute).
Do not pull your right arm back too far- push forwards so that your shoulders
are above your hips.
must be as little movement as possible. All fingers are usually curved over
the keys and your right hand at right angles to the flute. Check that your
left hand little finger is near the G# key. The left hand is slightly away
from your body- let the air circulate!!
The pressure points for holding your flute are:
forefinger at base
occasionally your right-hand little finger
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should now be standing at ease and feel well balanced. But most importantly
you will look like a flute player!!!
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