Flute Solos: Learn how to Perform Three Fun, Unique Pieces

Master the art of musical practice, preparation, and performance with three separate, intermediate-level Flute solos!
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  • Lectures 62
  • Length 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 Dr. Shauna Thompson guides you through the entirety of three intermediate flute solos "The Swan," "Mozart Mineuts," and "Telemann Minuet." Learn the important musical, rhythmic and stylistic elements of each piece in various tempos, while also learning how to practice and perform.

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!


COURSE FEATURES:

  • Over 60 video lessons
  • Downloadable sheet music for each lesson
  • Master three rewarding, fun Flute solos
  • Extend your abilities with multiple warm-up exercises
  • Learn how to troubleshoot difficult fingering passages
  • Learn how to improve finger speed and accuracy
  • Review multiple complicated rhythms
  • Master vibrato technique
  • Discuss trouble areas and troubleshooting techniques
  • 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. No where 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
  • Rudimentary knowledge of music theory and notation

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Dive deep into three fun, challenging flute solos through over 60 video lessons with corresponding sheet music
  • Learn how to interpret, practice, and perform each solo
  • Discuss trouble areas and troubleshooting techniques
  • Multiple performances at various tempos
  • Master various musical styles and techniques

What is the target audience?

  • Student
  • Teacher
  • Adult Learner
  • Beginner

What you get with this course?

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: The Swan
Introduction
Preview
00:35
G-Major Scale
Preview
02:19
Terms and Style
Preview
01:47
Vibrato Exercise
Preview
03:45
Section A - Run Through
Preview
00:52
Section A - Accidentals
Preview
02:28
Section A - Rhythm
05:00
Section A - Count and Finger
01:21
Section A - Playing Piano
02:05
Section A - Practice Run Through
01:24
Section B - Run Through at Practice Tempo
00:51
Section B - Accidentals
01:36
Section B - Dynamics
03:39
Section B - Practice Run Through
00:59
Section C - Run Through
01:04
Section C - Similarities and Differences
01:09
Section C - Last Phrase
03:22
Section C - Practice Run Through
01:06
Full Performance Run Through
03:02
Section 2: Mozart Minuet
Introduction
00:23
Scales
03:40
Road Map
01:19
Section A - Run Through
00:23
Section A - Appoggiatura
03:05
Section A - Trills
02:29
Section A - Practice Run Through
00:41
Section B - Run Through
00:37
Section B - Appoggiatura Reminder
02:03
Section B - Pitch
02:54
Section B - Practice Run Through
00:56
Section C - Run Through
00:23
Section C - Rhythm
02:41
Section C - Accidentals
02:06
Section C - Trills
04:26
Section C - Practice Run Through
00:47
Section D - Run Through
01:46
Section D - Pitch
04:23
Section D - Subdivision
03:58
Section D - Practice Run Through
02:59
Performance Run Through at Slow Tempo
00:34
Performance Run Through
00:22
Section 3: Telemann Minuet
Introduction
00:24
A-Minor Scale
01:31
Road Map
01:16
Section A - Run Through
00:52
Section A - Trills
06:36
Section A - Style: Dynamics
02:01
Section A - Practice Run Through
01:54
Section B - Run Through
00:40
Section B - Articulation
03:44
Section B - Rhythm
01:45
Section B - Dynamics
00:38
Section B - Practice Run Through
01:10
Section B - Measures 14 and 15
01:51
Section C - Run Through
00:39
Section C - Rhythm
01:44
Section C - Measures 21-24
07:24
Section C - Dynamics
00:46
Section C - Measures 25-32
00:41
Section C - Practice Run Through
00:44
In Closing
00:36
Performance Run Through
04:05

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