How can we get further than a quarter-tone system flute?
In the previous blog we discussed the benefits of the Kingma system, apart from for the performance of modern music. We concluded that tuning is aided by the quarter-tone system. However, much like a standard Boehm flute, that is something one will really have to work out and get used to.
Q&A with Andrea Oliva
Q&A with Andrea Oliva - Principal Flute of the National accademy of S.Cecilia Orchestra in RomeAndrea Oliva is one of the best flute of his generation, a shining star in the flute's world”: it is the way Sir James Galway talk about Andrea Oliva, First flute of...
Q&A with Amy Yule
Amy Yule is the principal flute of the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester. She joins us in a discussion on general flute playing, tips and tricks and orchestral life. This is part of our weekly interviews with professional flute players hosted on our Facebook page. Like and subscribe for more.
Q&A with Claire Wickes
Q&A with Claire Wickes - First Flute of the English National OperaRead our interview with Claire Wickes: At The Coliseum (where the ENO performs) we’re very lucky with the acoustic — you can play freely without having to modify anything, the woodwinds project...
Q&A 2 With Walter Auer
Q&A 2 with Walter Auer - First Flute of the Vienna PhilharmonicWalter Auer began his professional career as Principal Flutist with the Dresden Philharmonic and the NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra Hanover before he was appointed to his current position as...