Flute Practice session
|Introduction and Presentation|
Patrick Dillery introduces himself and presents the notions that will be adressed in this course.
|How to Hold the Flute correctly|
You’ll be given tips about how to hold your instrument and how to keep a certain balance. Patrick shows you how to position your body and hands.
It is important that you establish your own tone when playing the flute. You will work also on your embouchure, the vibrato, octave, ascending and descending notes thanks to exercises.
Techniques for Notes
In this session, you will be shown the techniques for low and high notes as well as the technique for controlling your tune.
Articulation and Slurs
Here, the teacher will make you work on articulations and slurs. He will use the technique of “single tonguing” to make you improve these aspects.
|Scales and Tonguing|
For this last session of the beginner part, you will practice your scales, you will discover “double tonguing” and the chromatic scale.
|“Opus 15 No.2” by Andersen|
In the first part of this intermediate flute lesson, you study an etude (a study piece) and discover the notions of large skips and slurs.
|Development of the Tone|
Here, develop you tone through interpretation and work on your breath control.
Patrick explains what is transposition. It will allow you to play melody in different keys.
Flute masterclass: classical pieces
|“No.3 G major etude” by Joachim Andersen|
You will see what are the passing notes.
|“3rd movement of C major Sonata” by Bach|
By studying this piece from Bach, you will study also the rythmic sections and subdivisions, and ornamentations and trills.
|“2nd movement of C major Sonata” by Bach|
In this other part of the piece you will learn more about the legato, slurs and scale patterns.
|“DownGeodyfany” by Mozart|
The teacher will first demonstrates the piece, and then gives more details about arpeggios, theme and variation. Then, he will talks about the parallel minor.
Patrick shows you some exercises of fingering combinations.
|Combination Octave Exercises|
In this part, you will practice combination octave exercises.
“Syrinx” by Claude Debussy
To finish, you will discover a piece from Debussy.