Advanced Flute Studies - Learn to Master the Flute!​

Master Flute performance and practice techniques while studying melodic, expressive pieces with a master musician.
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  • Lectures 95
  • Length 8.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In this series, MusicProfessor instructor Shauna Thompson guides you through five challenging, engaging etudes (also know as 'studies'). Dr. Thompson breaks down each piece section by section, covering all of the important rhythmic, phrasing, and musical elements as well as performing each piece at various tempos. Learn how to master a challenging piece from beginning to end!

If you're looking to improve your flute skills, MusicProfessor provides the perfect easy, online way to do it! Private lessons cost anywhere from $30 - $100/hr, and as you improve, unfortunately, so does the cost of lessons. Each MusicProfessor Flute course provides an entire year's worth of instruction, for a fraction of the cost, and at your own convenience. Plus, each course is taught by an industry leading instructor and backed by Udemy's 30-day, 100% money back guarantee!


COURSE FEATURES:

  • Just under 100 video lessons
  • Downloadable sheet music for each lesson
  • Master five challenging flute etudes
  • Extend your abilities with dexterity exercises
  • Learn how to troubleshoot difficult fingering passages
  • Learn how to increase tongue and finger speed
  • Learn how to play expressively with vibrato and dynamics
  • Master various vibrato enhancing exercises
  • Review multiple complicated rhythms
  • Learn how to break down each piece into manageable practice sections
  • Play each etude at various tempos, including a final performance tempo

MusicProfessor's curriculum is used in nearly 100 schools and school districts throughout the United States and by more than 14,000 students and music teachers throughout the world. Nowhere else can you find the level of detail and professional instruction of MusicProfessor's curriculum, and, best of all, your purchase is backed by Udemy's 30-day guarantee.

Fulfill your musical destiny by enrolling today!


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

Shauna Kay Thompson is Assistant Professor of Flute at Texas Christian University. She holds a DMA and a MM in flute performance from the University of Cincinnatis College-Conservatory of Music where she studied with Brad Garner and served as his teaching assistant. She completed additional studies with Randy Bowman of the Cincinnati Symphony. Dr. Thompson also received a Bachelor of Music from Texas Tech University where she studied with Lisa Garner Santa. Prior to joining the TCU faculty Dr. Thompson served as consortium instructor of flute at the University of Evansville and principal flute with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. Dr. Thompson has previously been the principal flute of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra and second flute with the Midland Odessa Symphony Orchestra.

Dr. Thompson won the 26th annual Myrna Brown competition with the Texas Flute Society and was honored to return as a guest artist to their 2012 convention. She is also prize winner of many other competitions including the Pittsburg Flute Club Young Artist, National Flute Association, Frank Bowen, Claude Monteaux, and MTNA. Other performance highlights include a duet with Carol Wincenc at the Texas Flute Society convention, playing for James Galway, and multiple concerto performances.

This course has been provided by MusicProfessor, an online music education company.

What are the requirements?

  • Flute

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Dive into each of five etudes with just under 100 individual video lessons and corresponding sheet music
  • Learn how to interpret, practice, and perform each solo
  • Tackle troublesome areas by learning various troubleshooting techniques
  • Perform each etude at multiple tempos
  • Master various musical styles and techniques

What is the target audience?

  • Student
  • Teacher
  • Adult Learner
  • Intermediate Player

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Largo Lagrimoso
Intro
Preview
00:29
E Minor
Preview
01:54
Accidentals
Preview
00:54
Section A - Run Through
Preview
00:32
Section A - Dotted Quarters
Preview
00:48
Section A - Measure 3
Preview
01:48
Section A - Dynamics
Preview
01:21
Section A - Practice Run Through
Preview
00:57
Section B - Run Through
Preview
00:21
Section B - Rhythm
Preview
01:55
Section B - Where to Breathe
00:33
Section B - Practice Run Through
02:53
Section C - Run Through
00:35
Section C - Articulation
01:29
Section C - Ornamentation
03:05
Section C - Groups of 6
02:48
Section C - Where to Breathe
01:03
Section C - Practice Run Through
01:18
Section D - Run Through
00:33
Section D - Ornamentation
04:05
Section D - Dynamics
00:54
Section D - Practice Run Through
00:58
Performance Run Through
01:58
Section 2: Allegro Maestoso
Intro
00:30
A Major
01:55
Accidentals
01:54
Defining Terms
02:15
Section A - Run Through
00:34
Section A - Rhythm
01:33
Section A - Practice Techniques
04:17
Section A - Subdivision
01:58
Section A - Slow Run Through
01:19
Section B - Run Through
00:18
Section B - Practice Rhythms
02:59
Section B - Fermata
01:48
Section B - Dynamics and Breathing
01:50
Section B - Practice Run Through
00:57
Section C - Run Through
00:18
Section C - How to Practice
06:40
Section C - Allargando
02:11
Section C - Practice Run Through
00:52
Performance Run Through, Slow Tempo
01:40
Performance Run Through
01:21
Section 3: Leggero Grazioso e Veloce
Intro
01:04
Performance Run Through, Medium Tempo
02:03
Breath Marks
01:33
Breathing
03:48
Practice Rhythms
04:51
Practice Rhythm Exercises
04:34
Intro to Rhythm
00:50
Large Intervals Overview
04:13
Large Intervals Exercises
06:45
Double Tonguing
03:10
Staccato
01:19
Dynamics
03:55
Low Notes Overview
03:09
Low Note Practice
02:09
Review
01:26
Performance Run Through, Slow Tempo
01:48
Performance Run Through
02:32
Section 4: Presto
Intro
00:27
Perfomance Run Through, Medium Tempo
02:07
Scales
03:17
Breathing
01:59
Articulation
03:33
More Articulation Practice
00:51
Musicality
01:01
Sequences
04:45
Measures 17-22
01:52
Measures 25-36
02:40
Measures 81-84
02:59
Measures 93-95
02:35
Measures 96-100
01:56
Measures 41-48
01:29
Measures 53-56
01:31
Measures 77-80
01:20
The Ending
03:10
Practice Rhythms
01:40
Measures 69-76
02:47
Performance Run Through, Slow Tempo
02:16
Performance Run Through
04:07
Section 5: Allegretto
Intro
00:49
Performance Run Through, Slow Tempo
03:00
Vibrato Discussion
02:40
Vibrato Exercises
02:42
Subdivision
02:50
More Counting
01:16
Section A - Run Through
02:42
Cadenza
06:19
Cadenza - Run Through
01:06
Ornamentation
03:24
Measures 47-52
02:29
Last Line
03:27
Section C - Run Through
02:17
Performance Run Through
02:50

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