Beyond Beginner Flute
4.7 (11 ratings)
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Beyond Beginner Flute

Helping the Beginner Flutist Take Their Skills to the Next Level
4.7 (11 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
105 students enrolled
Created by Angela McBrearty
Last updated 6/2018
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • By the end of this course you should be able to play all the notes from a low C to a high C – 2 octaves
  • Develop an improved embouchure
  • Learn about breathing and support
  • Know how to practice long tones
  • Gain the octave & play beginner songs in 2 octaves
  • Know how to problem solve issues gaining the octave
  • Learn about keys, flats & sharps
  • Know how to play scales
  • Learn how to practice
  • You’ll get other suggestion on what to do next
Requirements
  • The desire to learn flute
  • The commitment to buy or rent a flute
  • Have a beginner knowledge of how to make a tone
  • Be able to play a few easy beginner tunes
  • A least a few hours a week to practice, practice, practice
Description

Are you or someone you love interested in taking your beginner flute skills to the next level?

This course is designed for those that have begun to develop skills on the flute and want to learn how to go to the next level.

If you are a beginner flutist who wants to keep developing your knowledge about flute performance, this course can help you increase your flute skills.

If you’re a band director, or instrumental music teacher but flute is not your primary instrument, this course can help you give your flutists a good foundation in flute instruction.

We’ll cover:

  • A review of the notes we’ll use in 6 beginner songs
  • Embouchure development
  • Breathing technique
  • Gaining the octave & what to do if you can’t
  • A discussion of flats, sharps, keys & scales
  • Practice methods including long tones & scales
  • What to do next to keep progressing

This course is taught through video lessons where I take you step by step through each topic. I will demonstrate and give pointers along the way. We’ll play songs and scales, and learn how to practice. 

You don’t need to read music to learn how to play flute in this course. But you do need some beginner skills.

Come and join the course and take your flute skills to the next level!

Who this course is for:
  • Students who have already learned some of the basics of playing the flute
  • May not know how to read music
  • Like playing the flute and want to increase skills
  • Young and old beginners
  • Music teachers who want to increase their flute teaching skills
  • Parents of a child that has begun playing the flute
  • Parents that want an economical choice that is comprehensive to continue building flute skills
  • Homeschoolers that want to learn to play the flute & help meet music education requirements
Course content
Expand all 47 lectures 02:24:36
+ Introduction to Course & Instructor
2 lectures 02:40

Beyond Beginner Flute: Helping the Beginner Flutist Take Their Skills to the Next Level

Preview 01:22
+ Reviewing the Basics
8 lectures 20:53
Beginner Song: A Tisket A Tasket
03:48
Beginner Song: Yankee Doodle
02:47
Beginner Song: Lightly Row
03:15
Beginner Song: Mary Had a Little Lamb
02:51
Beginner Song: Wake Up Shake Up
02:19
Beginner Song: Go Tell Aunt Rhody
02:46
+ Beyond Beginner Skills
9 lectures 41:03
Tone / Embouchure Development
07:05
Hand Positions
06:43
Breathing Part 1: Stomach
03:27
Breathing Part 2: Rib Cage
02:25
Breathing Part 3: Support
05:04
Posture
04:36
Long Tones
04:47
+ Gaining the Octave
10 lectures 33:59
Gaining the Octave
04:28
Playing the Octave: Part 1
05:07
Playing the Octave: Part 2
06:30
A Tisket A Tasket - Up the Octave
04:42
Yankee Doodle - Up the Octave
02:50
Lightly Row - Up the Octave
02:42
Mary Had a Little Lamb - Up the Octave
02:56
Wake Up Shake Up - Up the Octave
02:46
+ Problem Solving: Gaining the Octave
5 lectures 09:18
Moving Air Stream Up a Little Higher
02:23
Raising Upper Lip
02:04
Blowing Too Hard
02:39
Air Pressure
01:36
+ Adding Flats, Sharps, Keys, Scales
8 lectures 29:03
Theory of Flats & Sharps
04:24
What Keys Mean - Aunt Rhody in the Key of F
02:38
A Tisket A Tasket in the Keys of D & Eb
07:11
The F Scale
03:22
The G Scale
03:40
The Bb Scale
03:51
+ What to Do Next With Your Flute
5 lectures 07:40
How to Practice
02:14
Beginner Books
02:01
Private Lessons
01:46
Course Conclusion
01:10