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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...

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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...

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Robert Stallman San Jose Master Class October 8, 2017

BBC critic notes, "Stallman's claim to a special 
place among the world's masters of the flute rests 
in the daring artistry he demands of himself in 
every situation." "Mentored by Jean-Pierre Rampal early on, he went to Paris as a Fulbright scholar to study with...

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