Month: January 2021

  • Benjamin Godard Waltz: Practice Tips

    Benjamin Godard Waltz: Practice Tips

    Here are my practice tips for the tricky, yet wonderfully joyful Waltz (Valse) by Godard, from his Suite de Trois Morceaux. Here’s a video of me demonstrating the exercises given below. Waltz character From the 1st bar, the character is exuberant and joyous. There are many examples of Waltzes in classical music. Some are more serene […]

  • Wintry Pieces to Warm Those January Blues

    Wintry Pieces to Warm Those January Blues

    Winter can be a challenging period in the best of times. Whether you love it or loathe it, these pieces will help you through the cold, dark months! Katherine Hoover: Winter Spirits for Solo Flute This is a terrific piece from the pen of Katherine Hoover. Her affinity with Native American music results in a […]