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General index of all Jen's blog posts
 with the  most recent (2017-) at top:
  1. Jen talks about flute philosophy (mp3 audio)
  2. Free Flutetalk Articles May 2020
  3. How to Convert a Wav File to an mp3 using Audacity
  4. deep contemplation of a life spent fluting
  5. Micromovements in Rampal's Embouchure
  6. Film about Classical Stagefright
  7. Teaching Flute Online 3 Ways
  8. Musical Togetherness (collaborative videos)
  9. Peace, Calm, Hope (Covid message)
  10. Do You Really Need a Conductor?
  11. Tchaikovsky opus 45 fast fingerings
  12. Jolen Harju's practicing videos
  13. Demarre McGill - interviews, playing, teaching
  14. How to Sound Like (famous composer) videos
  15. Finger Height on the Flute
  16. Projecting your sound in an acoustic space
  17. Those crazy virtuostic tempo markings
  18. Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra fingerings
  19. Podcasts Life as Musicians - Alternative Fingerings free
  20. Dystonia - Keith Underwood - PE Davies Noodles
  21. Speechless- video 12 yr old plays Rodrigo
  22. Comparing multiple thousand dollar flutes
  23. Tchaik Competition & Underwood Classes
  24. Prague Flute Competition videos
  25. Nathan Cole's excellent teaching
  26. First round Nielsen Videos
  27. Lorna McGhee teaches Daphnis et Chloe excerpt
  28. Robert Dick on Breathing for Flutists
  29. How do you know when you're not a prodigy?
  30. Terri Sanchez's good quality flute teaching (videos)
  31. Why Music is like a Cathedral
  32. Vivaldi too early to show piccoloist's real stuff
  33. Bach's bwv 1013 on Baroque Flute - Barile
  34. Quick Tricks for flute playing
  35. Podcasts for the Thinking Flutist
  36. Jen's scale tempi ideas
  37. How to practice for 2-week lessons
  38. How to get ready for a first rehearsal
  39. Bach Sarabande Hilary Hahn
  40. Free Piano Accompaniments
  41. Vitali Chaconne & Fluteloops Audio restore
  42. Davies Free Rabboni Sonata 16
  43. L'Apres Midi; Nine Minutes that Changed the World CBC - CBC Radio Canada podcast
  44. Flutist Parents raise a Violinist - Roger Cole's grandson
  45. Pahud plays Khachaturian Concerto
  46. Spring in your step? - Pahud plays Khachaturian (video)
  47. Ibert Concerto Tremelo Fingerings
  48. Paul Dunkel interview (film)
  49. Slowing the tempo for accompaniment tracks
  50. Happy New Year 2018 - Resmini interview
  51. B-flat fingerings - 24 Sequences Edmund-Davies
  52. Ornaments: Grace Notes, Appogiaturas, Trills, Grupetti
  53. Flute Composer's Historical Timeline
  54. The Flute may be Metal, but you are not
  55. Lorna McGhee teaching Prokofiev & Beethoven
  56. Lea Pearson Webinar on Body Tension Solutions
  57. Kobe International Flute Competition on youtube
  58. Free Sequences from Paul Edmund-Davies
  59. Anchor Tonguing on Flute
  60. Should I roll my wrists to tune?
  61. Kohler's Doll's Waltz - free study guide
  62. Paul Edmund-Davies new teaching videos
  63. Bourikaov - Mariinsky video
  64. Emmanuel Pahud teaching Daphnis (video)
  65. Masterclasses worth seeing and hearing (2 videos)
  66. Victor Morosco Masterclass Video
  67. Free Flute Gigging Sheetmusic
  68. Beginner Questions - Bent C# foot - Difficult high notes
  69. Scherzo from Midsummer Night's Dream
  70. 18 Steps - A "how to" video of classical music (humour)
  71. What do articulation markings mean?
  72. Pressler Masterclass on Piano Trio Playing
  73. High B3 - how to get it to speak
  74. Crown & Cork: Are you twisting your crown?
  75. Starting the piccolo - if you already play flute
  76. Free Flute-Piccolo Dissertations
  77. Susan Hoeppner - How to Prepare for a Recital article
  78. High D (D4) Embouchure Change
  79. Recording Duets Easily on a Zoom - free pdf 800kb easy to read instructions
  80. Being James Galway documentary - full length film on youtube
  81. Jacot to play Sunday 7 am Reineke livestream
  82. Barile plays Khachaturian
  83. How to Get Started on the Flute
  84. Underwood - Embouchure for Doublers especially - video interview with Keith Underwood
  85. Watch Lorna McGhee Teach
  86. Watch Prague 2015 Flute Competition (video) - Four flutists compete in finals
  87. Sonority Warmups from Edmund-Davies
  88. My old flute is dying, do I need a new flute?
  89. Pencil Grips as anti-skid flute wideners
  90. Your Fluteplaying Brain
  91. Interesting conversations with Met Opera flutists
  92. Is one month of lessons enough to assess?
  93. Finger Gym Exercises by Paul Edmund-Davies
  94. Bach Chaconne BWV1004 free flute transcription
  95. Free Pleasures of Pan pdf sheetmusic
  96. Adam Walker Flamenco Etude-Zgraja
  97. Dec 1 - Geneva Competition livestream
  98. Electronic Tuner or Tuning CD?
  99. Amy Porter - Masterclass/Recital online
  100. How to Warm-Up to practice flute
  101. The Nielsen Competition 2014 WATCH online
  102. Video of Butterfly during flute competition
  103. Widmann Suite played by Joshua Smith
  104. How to Organize Your Flute Music
  105. Jen's Feature Interview - Article on Jen Augst 2014
  106. Michael Cox teaches Bizet's Entracte
  107. Neck tension while playing flute
  108. How to clean and repair a flute? Take it to the shop! - expert work is best
  109. Now that is might fine chamber coaching
  110. Post Pahud Live Broadcast
  111. May 24 2014 Livestream Pahud Masterclass etc - Pahud livestream, Met Auditions, Picc. Intonation
  112. Donjon's Offertoire by Garrison - Leonard Garrison teaches Donjon for Intermediate Flutists
  113. Stunning! - Emma Resmini at 13 years of age; flute recital
  114. Jen's Fave Rave Etude List
  115. Thoughtful Performances, Baroque-Romantic
  116. 3. Practising Musical Line - Tartini
  117. Pahud Masterclasses
  118. 2. Musical LIne - Outlining
  119. 1 Understanding Musical Line
  120. Armstrong plays too sharp
  121. The Bane of the Borne We Bear
  122. 30 year old piccolo question
  123. A Powerful Four
  124. And you thought your recital was difficult!
  125. Your mind-set makes a difference
  126. All three B-flats are needed - part 2
  127. Wordless Expression
  128. Orchestral Excerpt preparation
  129. Kummer Trios for free
  130. First Canadian Flute Convention!
  131. Teaching Resources - Pahud, Denk & Sax Lessons
  132. Time charting of Practicing?
  133. Intermediates Ask; Teflon tape, thick lips, flashy pieces
  134. Novice Questions from past three months
  135. Fluters on Scooters? Beauty shared.
  136. Back in town and ready to flute!
  137. Are we flute players all tied in knots?
  138. 3. Drouet, Camus, the Handsome Etude
  139. 2. De-monstering the 'tudes
  140. 1. Monster Etudes! Gak!
  141. Why work on the standard B-flat fingering?
  142. Beginner Questions
  143. Midsummer Inspiration
  144. Rampal's Japanese Melodies sheetmusic
  145. Flutey Multi-Tracking H4N
  146. Historic Flute Recordings
  147. Some beauty must be shared
  148. How do I get faster fingers? (free pdfs)
  149. Why is my tone inconsistent from day to day?
  150. Help I'm 30 cents flat all the time
  151. New Videos, Fave Flutists
  152. Embouchure Questions & Rampal Videos
  153. Part 2. High-Med-Low Longtone Warmups (free pdfs)
  154. Part 1. Low Longtone Warmups (free pdfs)
  155. Easy Posture & Pure Tone
  156. Flute Moves on Chin
  157. Teaching Breathing Easily
  158. The Art of Playing the Flute!!! The Book
  159. The Mistral Fanfare - Lots of Excitement!
  160. The Wiggley Road to Success
  161. Jazzy Dudes - Modes & 7th chord free pdfs
  162. Flute Pedagogy Notes
  163. Piccolo Questions
  164. Creative Scale Practice for Flute Students
  165. Part 3 of Morning Scale Class
  166. Part 2 of Morning Scale Class
  167. James Galway's Morning Scale Class
  168. Musician's Injuries and Self-Trigger Point Therapy
  169. Think summer..think Denk & Robison
  170. Free Breathing Masterclass with Pahud
  171. Bach for Flutists
  172. Denis Bouriakov miracle dude
  173. Flutists can learn so much from Cellists
  174. Handel Errata & Quantz's vertical lines
  175. Whole Tone scales & Dom-Dim Sevenths
  176. Best Flute Trill Charts - free online
  177. 99 Solos and Studies from Australia
  178. Geoffrey Gilbert plays Debussy
  179. Paula Robison plays Vivaldi & Lanier
  180. Pahud Flute Fundamentals video excellent!
  181. Alto & Bass Flute Repertoire List
  182. Even the roll is dicey - flute boardgame
  183. Mathieu Dufour plays Poulenc
  184. Beethoven & Your Brain
  185. New Carnegie-RCM flute syllabus free online
  186. James Galway & Beethoven Serenade op.25
  187. Andersen op. 15 lessons by Paul Edmund Davies
  188. Flute Duets Grade 3-5
  189. Good vs. Great musicianship
  190. E is for Excellence - E is for Etudes
  191. Do I need a new flute? Or is my old one broken?
  192. Tone Experiments for Advanced Flutists
  193. Digitally Ubiquitous - Jen's profile in Flutist Quarterly
  194. Flute Auditions youtube orchestra
  195. Does piccolo fourth octave exist?
  196. More on Moyse
  197. Top Teeth where Upper Lip should be
  198. How to dismiss a teacher
  199. Trios ahoy
  200. Tchaikovsky Tremelo Fingerings
  201. Emma plays Gaubert & Mouquet
  202. Gypsy Style flute repertoire for students
  203. New Vivaldi Flute Concerto
  204. Free Tuning Drones for Flute
  205. Top Flute Orchestral Excerpts on youtube today
  206. Bamboo sound-effects for silver flute
  207. Circle of Fifths to print
  208. Quantz & Galway - same advice three centuries apart
  209. Get excited about music
  210. 4 - Marcel Moyse - Pearls from the Master
  211. 3 - Marcel Moyse - Pearls from the Master
  212. 2 - Marcel Moyse - Pearls from the Master
  213. 1 - Marcel Moyse - Pearls from the Master
  214. Big flute sheetmusic news for flute teachers
  215. Christmas Carols for Flute Trio
  216. Part 3 - 10 Things I wish I'd Known
  217. Part 2 - 10 Things I wish I'd Known
  218. Part 1 - 10 Things I wish I'd known
  219. Fumbling Fingers?
  220. Rave reviews for my Celtic Trios
  221. Eva-Nina Kozmus wins Eurovision with Ibert Concerto
  222. Method books for adult novice
  223. Some beauty just must be shared
  224. Why is my flute always flat?
  225. Opera Arias for flute & mp3 backing tracks
  226. Subtle blending of Pahud in St. Matthew's
  227. new Azumi curved beginner flutes
  228. TMJ & the weight of gold
  229. The Incredible serenity of Timothy Hutchins
  230. Paula Robison videos
  231. Robert Langevin in recital
  232. Tonguing from the throat for four years
  233. Flute Duets - free online sheet music
  234. Bright vs Dark Flute Tone Qualities
  235. LSO on tour blog - Petrouchka's street musicians
  236. Free video Pahud plays Haydn Symphony 92
  237. This blog has moved
  238. Prokofiev Flute Sonata fingerings for high D triplets
  239. Spanish Music for Flute, Harp & Strings
  240. Galway's high register embouchure video
  241. Plugs in open-hole flutes
  242. Wedding Duets for Flutes
  243. Flute Concerti with orchestra, parts, score, piano all-in-one
  244. Pahud new Opera CD
  245. Galway - Embouchure observation
  246. Celtic Flute Trios for sale
  247. Psychology of an orchestral career
  248. Flute for Smarties (Dummies) great!
  249. Bach Chaconne with Bouriakov
  250. 21 year old Adam Walker wins LSO Principal
  251. Altering the Pitch to Play Along with a CD
  252. Flutes at outdoor and beach weddings
  253. High C fingerings & Mahler's 5th Symphony
  254. Marcel Moyse's embouchure instructions
  255. Chaminade too challenging for Honor Band audition?
  256. How to learn Etudes
  257. Just one flute lesson?
  258. The Adult Beginner - Is it all about Talent?
  259. Klickstein's book about practicing
  260. Teachers playing along with students?
  261. The frowning piccoloist
  262. The leadership style of great conductors
  263. Debost, locking pinky, and fan mail
  264. Beautiful Telemann by Il Giardino Armonico
  265. Bach Mobius Canon
  266. James Galway's Callouses
  267. Moyse plays Mozart D Major in 1930
  268. The Savvy Musician
  269. Videos of Flutist's Body Mapping
  270. Robert D. on Throat Tuning
  271. All you have to do is LISTEN - Rob Kapilow on CBC podcast
  272. Videos of Flute Teaching 'How tos' restored
  273. Bobby McFerrin scale demonstration video
  274. Galway on Moyse, Nagahara flutes etc.
  275. Cat Piano Concerto creativity factor
  276. Plainsong performed by Robert Aitken
  277. Peter & Wolf fingerings
  278. Just for Fun - Carnival of page turns
  279. Voliere or Aviary by Saint-Saens
  280. Mastery; by George Leonard
  281. Beginner resting flute on shoulder?
  282. Embouchure, Smilin' Juttin' and Jivin'
  283. Il flauto traverso by Gianni Lazzari
  284. Jaw motion for flute - Is your jaw jutting too much?
  285. Documentary - Trout Quintet - Watching Musicians at Work
  286. The Smile Embouchure & why it doesn't work
  287. Lorna McGhee teaching in a recent flute masterclass
  288. L'Apres Midi with Lorna McGhee & London Symphony
  289. How soon to introduce singing while playing?
  290. Slashes through note stems?
  291. Best right thumb position on the flute?
  292. Memorization, Metronome Tricks & Practice Tips
  293. Prokofiev Classical re-write for flute & piccolo
  294. Bouriakov plays Mendelssohn Violin Concerto E Minor
  295. Stagefright Cures - reimaging the outcome
  296. Paula Robison Vivaldi & Godard films from 1978
  297. over-working your practising? Try Underwood....
  298. How to repair a flute
  299. Can you buy a good quality pink flute?
  300. Thumbport left hand index finger support
  301. Can flute scales be more interesting to work on?
  302. Listen to flute CD by April Clayton
  303. Gustavo Dudamel and the Teresa Carre?o Youth Orchestra
  304. Rampal & Baker , Doppler Andante & Rondo
  305. James Galway Undine, Taffanel, Prokofiev Sonata on youtube
  306. Srul Irving Glick Sonata for Flute & Piano
  307. Get re-excited about really listening to music
  308. Marais to soothe the ancient ears
  309. Blast from the past; flute music from the '70s
  310. Defying gravity - flute keys that tilt backward
  311. Performing in a hall full of echoes
  312. Karen Smithson's valuable flute method books
  313. Adult re-starting flute on a budget
  314. How to tune a flute quartet or flute ensemble
  315. In the search box, question on how to get high B
  316. What are some good flute pieces?
  317. Historical timeline for choosing Flute Repertoire
  318. 8 year old Emma's Recital
  319. What does practising look like?
  320. Tromlitz flute book online
  321. Debost's Simple Flute from A to Z online at google books
  322. Baxtresser articles; great resource
  323. Incredible flute inventions for the 21st century
  324. Isabelle Chapuis Starr interview
  325. Flexible Flute Embouchure; letter from a happy flutist
  326. Excellent Christmas Duet Book by Vance
  327. Part 2 of Tone, Technique, & Releasing unecessary flute tensions....
  328. Tone, Technique, & Releasing unecessary flute tensions....
  329. James Galway's Paris Recital on mp3
  330. De Falla Seven Spanish Songs video
  331. Linda Chatterton radio interview & performance
  332. Syrinx & Marais Folies to hear online (free)
  333. Music Theory for Flutists
  334. Beginner & Novice level Studies or Etudes for Flute
  335. Books of interest
  336. Playalong Flute CDs & sheetmusic books with CD for flute
  337. Alexander Technique videos for flute players
  338. John Rush flute listening
  339. Practical advice on flutist's balance & flexibility
  340. Galway talks about flute arm pain
  341. Prodigies & regular humans
  342. Flute tapers, fade-outs, diminuendos, note endings, soft-endings
  343. How to stand using a music stand
  344. The articulation "Ah HA!" discovery
  345. Widor Suite played by James Galway
  346. Flute Scales Flute Scales Flute Scales Whoooeeee!
  347. Will-o'-the-wisps in a musical performance
  348. Galway on Moyse Sonorite
  349. Stretching & loosening exercises for the flutist
  350. How to Clean a Flute
  351. Fletcher Flute Acoustics Article from 1974
  352. Flute Business Portfolio creation
  353. Now THIS is great teaching!
  354. Some of my favourite things...Argerich playing Prokofiev
  355. The Norman Lebrecht interviews on BBC3
  356. The Flute & the Jaw Bone
  357. Questions from beginner flute players
  358. How to tune a flute
  359. headjoint cork affects tone & tuning
  360. Updating the RCM Flute Syllabus
  361. Ode to Joy with metronome
  362. Truly moving an audience - fantasy& gnocchi
  363. Performing music with Authority or Authenticity?
  364. Benjamin Zander film 'Everybody really does love Classical Music'
  365. More practising motivation tips for flute
  366. How to get back into flute after a hiatus
  367. How to Really Bomb a Masterclass
  368. Sewing flute case covers
  369. Soul satisfying summer flute practising
  370. The Triangle of Flute Skills
  371. Skills for advanced flute students
  372. Flute Care for beginners
  373. Hand & Arm Strain, and Flute Headjoint Alignment
  374. Free Mozart & Scarlatti flute duet sheetmusic
  375. Jen performs Piazzolla Histoire du Tango 1 & 2
  376. Jen performs Piazzolla Histoire du Tango 3 & 4
  377. Jen performs Ravel & Ibert
  378. Jen plays Glick Sonata 1st mvmt
  379. free flute scale piano accompaniments
  380. Flute tone videos on Youtube helped!
  381. National Youth Orchestra
  382. Double Tonguing on Flute
  383. Pain in practise, not in performance
  384. Fluteloops 10 radio show with James Boyk
  385. Flute Fingering Chart for free
  386. Bezaly plays Lindberg Concerto, free tracks
  387. Flute Recitals listings of Fenwick Smith
  388. The Art of Possibility by Zander
  389. flute fingering chart to fill in with new fingerings
  390. Winter Music for Free
  391. Moyse Flute tone advice
  392. Teaching Tone videos 2 & 3
  393. Teaching Tone video no. 1
  394. What's the deal with LONGTONES?
  395. links to other flute technique free pdfs & mp3s
  396. Free major-minor scales with harp harmony
  397. Piccolo exercises online
  398. Outstanding new Galway teaching videos
  399. Free groovy flute beginner & novice music
  400. A Day in the life of a University Flute Major
  401. Skill Levels for Incoming College Flute Majors
  402. Alexandra Grot video
  403. Martin Ballade by McGarr on YouTube
  404. Seeing again; McGhee CDs; Wye NFA; lip trembling
  405. Flute Pitch Naming
  406. Fab free flute concert online - Hutchins, Hoeppner etc.
  407. Denis Bouriakov might just blow your tiny mind!
  408. When I play all-tongued, I thpit too much
  409. Playing the flute in tune
  410. Expanding Intervals Warmup
  411. Scalegame playalong mp3 to download
  412. The Secrets of Playing in an Orchestra
  413. Playing with tone colours
  414. Centering the embouchure in a grade 7 student
  415. Fluteloops Radio Show No. 9
  416. Military posture or parallelism
  417. Flute Quality & Longevity when buying
  418. Piano mp3 accompaniment tracks
  419. Gilbert on Facility vs. Technique
  420. Flute Trills & how to read and play them
  421. How to Market Your Music CD
  422. Jazzy flute choir pieces with percussion?
  423. The Top Ten Reasons to Take Flute Lessons
  424. The misuse of a single middle finger and what it means to me... :>)
  425. Fluteloops Number Eight!! :>)
  426. Mozart Andante in C - What grade is that?
  427. Trouble getting started with today's practicing?
  428. Flute Rockin' wid' Rockstro
  429. Feeling Awareness & freeing tension
  430. Galway's Texas Masterclass 2007 on video
  431. Using the Mirror for Flute Tone Development
  432. James Galway at 50 now on YouTube
  433. Part Two video on Embouchure Flexibility
  434. New Video on Embouchure Flexibility
  435. Muscle soreness at exam time
  436. On grading musical magnificence
  437. Flute Lessons after a debilitating illness
  438. Professional Flute Performance Videos Online
  439. Why are flute discussion groups like Cartalk?
  440. Testing a New Flute on Trial
  441. Why some flute brands and not others?
  442. Tricky Trills
  443. Technical skill flute books
  444. Video on great flute books for articulation practice
  445. Teaching hand placement for the novice band-flutist
  446. Teaching headjoint-only & "Right Hand on the Barrel"
  447. Question about teaching a 12 yr. old beginner flutist
  448. Videos on flute cleaning & marking
  449. Flute Assembly Video on Youtube
  450. Quiet, quick, full breaths on flute
  451. James Galway's latest teaching mp3 EXCELLENT!
  452. Stagefright Interview Fluteloops shows 6 & 7
  453. Fluteloops 3, 4 & 5 on Stagefright Cures!!
  454. Sunday music that's beautiful on a sunny day
  455. James Galway Inteview on Fluteloops no. 2
  456. New Fluteloops Radio Show
  457. Baxtresser's best advice
  458. Band Director's Handout for Flutists
  459. Starting flute teaching
  460. Flute students dealing with braces
  461. Stagefright Cures
  462. Misfingerings common in band flutists
  463. Adult Re-Beginner Flutists
  464. How to learn flute scales
  465. Technique Duets for Spicing up Flute Lessons
  466. Spicing up your Flute Teaching
  467. Footjoint alignment - Easing the pinky's reach
  468. Throat noises while playing flute
  469. Last gig of the season
  470. New Home for my Website
  471. Buzzing Bees & Sharon Bezaly
  472. Are there any "how to teach flute" books?
  473. Getting a professional sounding flute TONE
  474. how to speed up the piece "Arrival of the Queen of Sheba"

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