Mechanics of Breath Control for Centered Tone

Mechanics of Breath Control for Centered Tone

Breath-The Essence of Tone by, Dr. September PayneBREATHING IS LIFE! The air column is the spirit of the tone. Derived from the Latin “spiritus”, it means breath or wind. Marcel Moyse, one of the most iconic flute pedagogues, often said in lessons:“Give life to the...
Lessons with Marcel Moyse

Lessons with Marcel Moyse

The First Article in a Series based on The Private Lesson Journals of September Payne, D.M.A  June 15, 2015   Preface The scope of this article cannot hope to include ample enough information on the grand life and prolific output of Marcel Moyse, for that, there...
4 Steps To Improve Your Tone

4 Steps To Improve Your Tone

Tone is a fundamental characteristic of music production. Here are 4 steps you can take to improve your tone on the flute. #1 Posture Body Alignment relates to sound through the angle the flute is held and correct placement of the tone hole to the lips.   Left...
The Ultimate Guide To Breathing

The Ultimate Guide To Breathing

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