instrumental teaching

beginner playing the flute

How to teach flute technique – 3. Posture

Teaching good posture from the beginning will reap benefits straight away in reducing tension in the head, neck, shoulders, arms and fingers. I always encourage my pupils to practise standing up if they can... Read More

Getting Set! for a flying start – advice for teaching new musicians

Make the lesson personal in some way. This can be something as simple as working at the rhythm of the child’s name or including their name in a piece - like in Get Set! tutor 1 - Bounce High, Bounce Low where the child’s name is included. This can make them feel special, it’s personal to them. Read More