As we all know 2020 has a strange year, but the NFA has still managed to award prizes for new music. The great news is
This series of six mini workshops proved to be a great success. The following list highlights both the pieces I chose and the ideas put
With the Great Global Lockdown due to continue for a while yet it’s probably time for a shake-up to our practice routine. Self-isolation is a
It’s that time of year again and the results of the 2019 National Flute Association Newly Published Music Competition are in! Here is our annual
Buying a piccolo is so exciting! It may be small in size but it is a powerful instrument, and eventually, you will be able to dominate everything! It can also be a very beautiful instrument and – in the right hands – an utterly magical one.
Whether you are a novice in charge of your first flute choir, or you are a veteran and have run many ensembles, choosing music for
The market for flute tutor books is crowded and often bewildering. Chris Hankin picks out three modern books which are all written by flute players.
Grade 8: The Penultimate Grade Blog snapshot – my recommendations at a glance! Muller: Concerto in E minor Op 19 John Ranish: Sonata in A
Blog snapshot – my recommendations at a glance! Giuseppe Rabboni: Sonata No 4 in D major from Sonatas for Flute and Piano Telemann: Sonata in
Blog snapshot – my recommendations at a glance! Drouet: Allegro Moderato from Sonata in A minor (Three Little Sonatas) Giuseppe Rabboni: Sonata No 8 in