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Join us for Fluting with Friends!  

A unique series of Zoom classes for flute players of all ages and abilities. 

ABOUT OUR CLASSES

 

  • 4 faculty members integrating flute technique, Alexander Technique, and Dalcroze Eurythmics:

  • A 90-minute class focusing on one flute topic. 

  • 4 sets of exercises given each class.

  • Q&A session to answer all your questions.

  • Handouts and zoom recordings sent to all participants after the class.​

  • Feedback on submitted recordings (video/audio) during class (Submit a recording to get 10% off)

  • Special guests.  Guests so far:  Lorna McGhee, Dr Gabriella Minnes Brandes, Sharon Sparrow & Katy Wherry.

"It was an irresistible chance to connect with other players and hear other people playing the flute - a rare occurrence right now! As a beginner it was a good way to gain more awareness of all sorts of aspects of flute playing. And there was practical 'take away' whatever your level of playing - for example I'll be trying out the 'painter's approach' to a piece, building up the layers from the basics. I like the inclusive approach and supportive vibe." 

FACULTY from left to right

Roderick Seed

Altus Flutes Artist and Author "Mastering the Flute with William Bennett"

Alex Conway 

2nd flute of Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and founder of New England Chamber Players

Emma Shubin

Haynes Flutes Ambassador Clinician and Co-Executive Director of Integral Steps

Paul Hung

Faculty at Vancouver Academy of Music and extra with VSO

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NEWS

That's a wrap on our 5th series! Thank you to everyone who has joined us for our classes so far- we have had a wonderful time!

Check back later for details of our next event - a day of classes in July.

All past classes are available to purchase below.

CONTACT

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Any questions?  Please email:  flutingwithfriends@gmail.com

PAST CLASSES

You can watch the Zoom recordings from our previous classes and download the handouts by purchasing the Google drive links for each class below. 

All classes are 15% off!  

Our class on the Moyse 24 Little Melodic Studies is FREE!

 

FACULTY SHOP

Paul Hung's recordings of flute, viola and harp music with Elysian Trio available here, on iTunes, or on Spotify

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Roderick Seed's book, "Mastering the Flute with William Bennett" is available to buy directly here, or from Just Flutes

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TESTIMONIALS


"It was an irresistible chance to connect with other players and hear other people playing the flute - a rare occurrence right now! As a beginner it was a good way to gain more awareness of all sorts of aspects of flute playing. And there was practical 'take away' whatever your level of playing - for example I'll be trying out the 'painter's approach' to a piece, building up the layers from the basics. I like the inclusive approach and supportive vibe." (Tandy, UK)

"I like the format and the topics chosen. Great to be given the opportunity to tap into the experience and philosophy of four wonderful musicians and teachers to help us with all aspects of flute playing. What a team! The presentations make you feel that you are part of a community. I loved the last session on finger technique that let us participate and try out the exercises right there and then. The handouts are great to include in daily practice. Thanks, Rod, for the little practice videos - very helpful. Looking forward to the next fluting with friends!

 

Excellent session! Thank you for sharing all your knowledge and insights and for all your feedback. There was so much information that I was glad to be able to go back to the video and take time to absorb it all better. Big "Aha" moment for me that you could hear my tension. I need to go back to posture and "the story"." (Verena, Canada)


"Thank you for the session on Monday. You established a supportive environment and I found the exercises very helpful. It was also effective to have four contrasting concepts delivered by different presenters in 15 minute bite-sized mini lessons. This made it more memorable and left me with plenty of ideas to expl