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5 Ways Posture & Tension Negatively Impact Tone on the Flute | Blog from Sarah Weisbrod, Flutist & Teaching Artist

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In this post, you’ll learn 5 ways your posture could be holding you back from having a round and resonant tone. Plus, at the end, I’m giving you some tips for better posture to help avoid performance injuries


7 Different Ways to Practice Flute Scales | Blog from Sarah Weisbrod, Flutist & Teaching Artist


7 Ways to Add a Fresh Twist to Your Daily Scales Practice

Practicing scales with different articulations, meters, and phrasing makes them more enjoyable and less tedious. Plus, you’ll be better prepared when you get to your repertoire. Let’s dive into the different ways you can change your daily scale routine to get the most out of your practice time.


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Flute Vibrato: A Complete Guide to Developing a Natural-Sounding Vibrato

Playing the flute with a natural-sounding vibrato is one of the most difficult things to master. For some flutists, vibrato comes naturally; for others, it’s an acquired skill. Learn how to play with vibrato in this complete how-to guide.


flutist, teaching artist, educator

Hi, I'm Sarah Weisbrod!

I'm a Twin Cities, MN flutist who's obsessed with the language of music and conquering obstacles on the flute.

Learning how to build a phrase, bring out important notes, and how to communicate musically changed my flute playing. It gave me stability when playing fast and better control of my nerves. It had such a profound impact on me that it’s the foundation of my teaching.

Everything I share with you, I do in my own daily practice. I’ve literally practiced what I teach. 

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