Basic Flute Lessons - What Will You
decide to take up the flute, you first need to decide on how
you are going to learn. You can take private lessons, or you
can also take lessons online. There are advantages to both
physical class, you will have a
flute class schedule and you will also have
homework. However, when you study online you can also set up a
schedule and practice time if that is the way you learn best.
Of course, by learning online you can also learn at your own
pace and at whatever time you want.
IF you are
an adult learner this may be the best option as there are many
other commitments you have in your life and you can schedule
your flute lessons around these other
thing you will learn in your basic
flute lessons will be the functioning of the
flute. The transverse flute is closed at one end and open on
the other. You blow through a hole that is near the closed end,
and the way you blow will generate the tone. This hole is
called the blow hole.
The way you
blow will cause a vibration up the column of the flute and the
frequency can be controlled by controlling the length of the
column of air. The finger holes are used to control this
flute lessons you will learn to make a tone,
which is not difficult but takes some practice in the
beginning. The tone is made by blowing across the blow hole and
not into the hole.
learn to hold the flute toward your right, even if you are left
handed. The edge of the blow hole should be just above your
lower lip and getting the stance right may take some practice.
You might want to try and use a mirror to make sure you get
have learned how to hold the flute and how to blow a tone you
will learn to play a scale. When you first learn to play a
scale on the flute you will be asked to take all your fingers
off the holes and blow across the hole, then cover the first
hole with your index finger, and you will notice that the tone
changes. For a while you will just practice doing this, and
then you will go on to the next hole and so on. This will teach
you to play the scale backwards. Once you become proficient
then you can play it correctly from the bottom
first flute lessons, you will learn that a flute with six holes
can play fifteen different tones, and after that you will learn
the half tones which are another ten tones. These are called
sharps, or flats of a chromatic scale. This is achieved by
covering certain holes half way or covering more than one hole
in a sequence.