The Aspiring Flutist’s Companion: Motivational Tips, Practice Games, and Exercises for Flutists Who Want to Go Further
By Terri Sanchez
Published by Carolyn Nussbaum
Are you an aspiring flutist?
The word aspire has many meanings: to rise up, so seek, to hope, and go breathe.
If you play the flute and do any of these things, you are an aspiring flutist!
Is this book for you?
If you want to become a more advanced flutist, this book is for you. If you ever feel stuck, frustrated, or anxious when practicing or preparing for performances, this book is definitely for you! Use it as your practice companion and learn how to enjoy practicing and performing more than you ever have before!
If you are a flute instructor looking for an inspirational and practical resource to energize your teaching, this book is also for you. The Aspiring Flutist’s Practice Companion works well as a supplement to other traditional flute repertoire and pedagogy resources.
How to Use This Book
Keep this book in your flute bag and turn to it anytime you need guidance in the practice room or advices as you prepare for performances. Feel free to flip through the opening chapters or read them in order. Enjoy playing the practice games and exercises as a part of your daily practice routine. Mark you favorite pages and return to them often!
Chapter 1: Just Get Started
Chapter 2: Make a Plan
Chapter 3: Self-Inspired Practice
Chapter 4: Find the Sweet Spots
Chapter 5: Embrace Your Practice Journey
Chapter 6: Get Performance Ready
Chapter 7: Go Further Up & Further In
Chapter 8: 100 Practice Games
Chapter 9: Fun & Challenging Flute Exercises
Appendix A: Chapter Outlines