Are you on the list?
Does your flute playing need a dose of joy and love? Get your FREE newsletter delivered straight to your inbox. Just as easy to read as Sunday morning papers in bed, lounging in your fave armchair + the smell of the desert after the rain. No fuss, no spam.
Who am I?
- I perform with a big heart for audiences around the globe.
- I teach flautists to be fearlessly creative, technically refined + unapologetically real.
- I research fresh, brand spankin’ new ways to tell a musical story.
October 27, 2017
Totally bored of playing long tones? Not working out for you? Here’s 15 things to consider tweaking first
“What am I doing wrong here?” said Geoff, a 70-year-old learner of the flute. Clutching a well-worn copy of Trevor Wye’s famous 'Tone Practice Book', he grumbled with frustration: “It seems like no matter how many long tones I do,Read more
September 20, 2017
When your flute playing falls apart (if there was one thing I could share with you this would be it)
In her recent lesson with me, Alice, a flautist in her late 40’s, with much frustration in her voice, complained I feel as if I am having to start all over again this week in my playing. It’s driving meRead more
August 1, 2017
Your (musical) guide to seeking pleasure (and why to stop feeling guilty about it, too)
Quick Question: What are your top 10 personal 'cure-alls'? Below are my little ‘go to’ for pockets of pleasure: 1. The aroma of yellow buttery dahl from a Bombay café 2. Wearing turquoise anything 3. A cumbia bass-line that beckons aRead more