How to improve your flute sound
|Tone: beginning warm ups with long tones||00h:00m:00s|
|Taffanel-Gaubert and Moyse "De la Sonorité" exercises to warm up||00h:00m:10s|
|Practicing half step warm ups in the top octave to improve resonance in the upper register. Incorporating harmonics into practicing||00h:00m:27s|
|Demonstration of harmonic fingerings||00h:00m:58s|
|Eliminate vibrato in harmonic fingering practice; focus on breath||00h:01m:19s|
Professor Leone Buyse talks about improving your sound on the flute
Leone Buyse is currently the Mullen Professor of Flute at Rice University's Shepherd School of Music. In 1993 she relinquished her position with the Boston Symphony Orchestra to pursue a more active teaching and solo career after 22 years as an orchestral musician. Ms. Buyse was acting principal flutist of the BSO during her last three years, and she had been invited by Seiji Ozawa to join the orchestra in 1983 as assistant principal flutist and principal flutist of the Boston Pops. She previously served as assistant principal flutist of the San Francisco Symphony and played solo piccolo and second flute with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Ms. Buys is a native of Ithaca, New York, and she graduated with distinction from the Eastman School of Music, where she was a student of Joseph Mariano. Awarded a Fulbright grant, she subsequently studied in France with Michel Debost, Jean-Pierre Rampal, and Marcel Moyse.