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

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