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♫ 2014 New Releases

 

 

 

Pedagogy:
ADVANCED FLUTE STUDIES: THE ART OF CHUNKING by Patricia George and Phyllis Avidan Louke (pub. Presser)

Flute Choir:
Fanfare and Celebration (p,c1-3,a,b,opt. contra) by Phyllis Avidan Louke   mp3

Flexible Flute Ensemble:
Christmas and Hanukah Music Volume 2 for Flexible Flute Ensemble (2,3,4 or more) by Phyllis Avidan Louke

♫ Our Publications
new flute 101
FLUTE 101: MASTERING THE BASICS uniquely comprehensive teaching resource which, in one book, takes the student through the introductory and beginning curriculum. The innovative lesson plans present, in a clear and logical sequence, songs, duets, and creative activities to develop tone, technique, and musicianship. Spiral bound. 80 pages.
New Flute 102
Winner in 2013 NFA Newly Published Music Competition
FLUTE 102: MASTERING THE BASICS
continues the technical, creative, and musical development of intermediate flutists by integrating etudes, solo repertoire, orchestral excerpts, duets, and contemporary techniques in the major and relative minor keys of F, G, B-flat, D, E-flat, A, and C into an innovative curriculum. Spiral bound. 100 pages.
New Flute 102 Piano
FLUTE 102: PIANO ACCOMPANIMENTS includes piano accompaniments for the flute solos found in Flute 102: Mastering the Basics, including solos by Verdi, Dvořák, Gossec, Bizet, Telemann, Gabriel-Marie, Donjon, Mozart, Marcello, and Concone. 48 pages.
New Flute 103
Winner in 2014 NFA Newly Published Music Competition
FLUTE 103: MASTERING THE BASICS continues the technical, creative, and musical development of advanced intermediate flutists by integrating etudes, solo repertoire, duets, and contemporary techniques in the major and relative minor keys of A-flat, E, D-flat, B, and G-flat into an innovative curriculum. Spiral bound. 92 pages.
new flute 103 Piano
FLUTE 103: PIANO ACCOMPANIMENTS includes piano accompaniments for the flute solos found in Flute 103: Mastering the Basics, including solos by Andersen, Donizetti, Gluck, Handel, Pessard, and Popp. 36 pages.
New art of chunking
ADVANCED FLUTE STUDIES: THE ART OF CHUNKING presents the first and only method for flutists to master the process of “chunking” as a pedagogical technique. Through exploration of technical studies, etudes, preludes, cadenzas, and solos, the flutist is introduced to basic through advanced chunking to facilitate reading and tone development. Spiral bound. 162 pages.

 

New Flute Scale

THE FLUTE SCALE BOOK: A PATH TO ARTISTRY is designed for a lifetime of use with embouchure development and scale exercises perfect for younger players, and more advanced exercises including audition scales, phrasing studies, major and minor scales, thirds, arpeggios, seventh chords, modal scales, chromatic intervals, tonguing exercises and more, extended to D4 and beyond, to satisfy the needs of professional players. Spiral bound. 144 pages.
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FLUTE MUSIC OF PHYLLIS AVIDAN LOUKE is now available for purchase at www.fabulousflute.com. Browse our offerings of music for flute and piano, duets, trios, quartets, and flute choir, including music for Flexible Flute Ensemble and innovative music to use in the teaching studio.

 

 

 

 

 

FluteScaleBook
THE FLUTE SCALE BOOK: A PATH TO ARTISTRY, written by Patricia George and Phyllis Avidan Louke, includes the teacher’s and performer’s dream list of scale studies. Besides the scales, there is a chapter on what to do with the notes once you have learned them. Also included are Practice Guides with hundreds of rhythms and articulation patterns to practice any group of six or eight notes and Sample Practice Plans that provide an organized curriculum with weekly practice suggestions. THE FLUTE SCALE BOOK: A PATH TO ARTISTRY is designed for a lifetime of use with embouchure development and scale exercises perfect for younger players, and more advanced exercises including audition scales, phrasing studies, major and minor scales, thirds, arpeggios, seventh chords, modal scales, chromatic intervals, tonguing exercises and more, extended to D4 and beyond, to satisfy the needs of professional players. Spiral bound. 144 pages.

More info (including sample pages and videos)

Flute101
FLUTE 101: MASTERING THE BASICS is a uniquely comprehensive teaching resource which, in one book, takes the student through the introductory, beginning, and intermediate curriculum. The innovative lesson plans present, in a clear and logical sequence, songs, duets, and creative activities to develop tone, technique, and musicianship. The pioneering set of teaching and phrasing guides make FLUTE 101: MASTERING THE BASICS a must-have staple of the flute teaching studio, university studio and woodwinds methods classes. Spiral bound. 80 pages.

More info (including sample pages)

Flute102_flutebk
Winner in 2013 NFA Newly Published Music Competition
FLUTE 102: MASTERING THE BASICS
continues the technical, creative, and musical development of intermediate flutists by integrating etudes, solo repertoire, orchestral excerpts, duets, and contemporary techniques in the major and relative minor keys of F, G, B-flat, D, E-flat, A, and C into an innovative curriculum. Lesson plans present, in a clear and logical sequence, activities to develop tone, vibrato, technique, and musicianship. The phrasing guides, practice suggestions, and prelude activities expand on the pedagogical approach used in FLUTE 101, making FLUTE 102 a must-have staple – perfect for use in the private and university studio. Spiral bound. 100 pages.

More info (including sample pages)

Flute102_flutebk
FLUTE 102: PIANO ACCOMPANIMENTS includes piano accompaniments for the solo repertoire in Flute 102: Mastering the Basics: The Ash Grove, The Campbells are Coming, La Donna e Mobile by Verdi, Caprice VIII by Stamitz, Humoreske by Antonín Dvořák, Gavotte by Gossec, Minuet from L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2 by Bizet, Menuet 1 and 2 from Suite in A minor by Telemann, Passepied 1 and 2 from Suite in A minor by Telemann, La Cinquantaine by Gabriel-Marie, Pan Pastorale by Donjon, Andante in C Major by Mozart, Contemporary Technique Solos by Phyllis Avidan Louke and Thom Ritter George, two pieces by Guiseppe Concone, Tambourin by Gossec, Sonata in F by Marcello, Sonata in F Major by Telemann. 48 pages.

Flute103_flutebk
Winner in 2014 NFA Newly Published Music Competition
FLUTE 103: MASTERING THE BASICS
continues the technical, creative, and musical development of advanced intermediate flutists by integrating etudes, solo repertoire, duets, and contemporary techniques in the major and relative minor keys of A-flat, E, D-flat, B, and G-flat into an innovative curriculum. Lesson plans present, in a clear and logical sequence, activities to develop tone, vibrato, technique, and musicianship. The phrasing guides, practice suggestions, and prelude activities expand on the pedagogical approach used in FLUTE 102, making FLUTE 103 a must-have staple – perfect for use in the private and university studio. Spiral bound. 92 pages.

More info (including sample pages)

Flute103_flutebk
FLUTE 103: PIANO ACCOMPANIMENTS includes accompaniments for solo repertoire found in Flute 103: Mastering the Basics: Scherzino by Joachim Andersen, Sonata for Flute and Piano by Donizetti, Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Gluck, Sonata in F Major by Handel, Andalouse by Émile Pessard, Little Rogue Gavotte by Popp, and Allegretto by Godard. 36 pages.

pub_ArtOfChunking
ADVANCED FLUTE STUDIES: THE ART OF CHUNKING presents the first and only method for flutists to master the process of “chunking” as a pedagogical technique. Through exploration of technical studies, etudes, preludes, cadenzas, and solos, the flutist is introduced to basic through advanced chunking to facilitate reading and tone development. Musical Bon Bons for articulation, intonation, and tone development, are also integrated into the innovative curriculum. Continuing the pedagogical approach used in FLUTE 101, FLUTE 102, and FLUTE 103, THE ART OF CHUNKING introduces a powerful learning strategy, making it a must-have staple – perfect for use in both private and university studios.Spiral 162 pages.

More info (including sample pages)

FLUTE MUSIC OF PHYLLIS AVIDAN LOUKE is now available for purchase at www.fabulousflute.com. Browse our offerings of music for flute and piano, duets, trios, quartets, and flute choir, including music for Flexible Flute Ensemble and innovative music to use in the teaching studio.

♫ Our Publications
new flute 101
FLUTE 101: MASTERING THE BASICS uniquely comprehensive teaching resource which, in one book, takes the student through the introductory and beginning curriculum. The innovative lesson plans present, in a clear and logical sequence, songs, duets, and creative activities to develop tone, technique, and musicianship. Spiral bound. 80 pages.
New Flute 102
 
Winner in 2013 NFA Newly Published Music Competition
FLUTE 102: MASTERING THE BASICS
continues the technical, creative, and musical development of intermediate flutists by integrating etudes, solo repertoire, orchestral excerpts, duets, and contemporary techniques in the major and relative minor keys of F, G, B-flat, D, E-flat, A, and C into an innovative curriculum. Spiral bound. 100 pages.
New Flute 102 Piano
FLUTE 102: PIANO ACCOMPANIMENTS includes piano accompaniments for the flute solos found in Flute 102: Mastering the Basics, including solos by Verdi, Dvořák, Gossec, Bizet, Telemann, Gabriel-Marie, Donjon, Mozart, Marcello, and Concone. 48 pages.

New Flute 103

Winner in 2014 NFA Newly Published Music Competition
FLUTE 103: MASTERING THE BASICS continues the technical, creative, and musical development of advanced intermediate flutists by integrating etudes, solo repertoire, duets, and contemporary techniques in the major and relative minor keys of A-flat, E, D-flat, B, and G-flat into an innovative curriculum. Spiral bound. 92 pages.
new flute 103 Piano
FLUTE 103: PIANO ACCOMPANIMENTS includes piano accompaniments for the flute solos found in Flute 103: Mastering the Basics, including solos by Andersen, Donizetti, Gluck, Handel, Pessard, and Popp. 36 pages.

New art of chunking

ADVANCED FLUTE STUDIES: THE ART OF CHUNKING presents the first and only method for flutists to master the process of “chunking” as a pedagogical technique. Through exploration of technical studies, etudes, preludes, cadenzas, and solos, the flutist is introduced to basic through advanced chunking to facilitate reading and tone development. Spiral bound. 162 pages.

New Flute Scale

THE FLUTE SCALE BOOK: A PATH TO ARTISTRY is designed for a lifetime of use with embouchure development and scale exercises perfect for younger players, and more advanced exercises including audition scales, phrasing studies, major and minor scales, thirds, arpeggios, seventh chords, modal scales, chromatic intervals, tonguing exercises and more, extended to D4 and beyond, to satisfy the needs of professional players. Spiral bound. 144 pages.
Phyllis small
FLUTE MUSIC OF PHYLLIS AVIDAN LOUKE is now available for purchase at www.fabulousflute.com. Browse our offerings of music for flute and piano, duets, trios, quartets, and flute choir, including music for Flexible Flute Ensemble and innovative music to use in the teaching studio.
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Portland Flute Retreat

Mark your calendar! The date has been set for the 2015 Portland Flute Spa & Flute Choir Retreat: July 24-26, 2015.

This Participatory Flute Spa and Flute Choir Retreat is for Flutists, Age 18 – Adult
(especially for teachers, flute choir directors and members).

Spend a July weekend in beautiful Portland, Oregon at the Flute Spa and Flute Choir Retreat with Patricia George and Phyllis Avidan Louke.

Registration Fee: $275

Early Registration Fee: $250 (before June 1)

Space Limited, Register Today!

Honors for Flute 103

Flute 103: Mastering the Basics has been named a winner in the 2014 National Flute Association Newly Published Music Competition in the Flute Methods category. Flute 102: Mastering the Basics was a winner in the 2013 NFA Newly Published Music Competition.

In the News

Phyllis Louke in the news at the Inland Empire Valley Flute Festival in Southern California. click here

VIDEO RESOURCES

Video Demonstrations of Phrasing Gestures

Links to Patricia George’s video demonstrations of phrasing gestures Down/Up and Forward Flow can be found at http://fabulousflute.com/scalebook.html.
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♫ 2014 New Releases

Pedagogy:
ADVANCED FLUTE STUDIES: THE ART OF CHUNKING by Patricia George and Phyllis Avidan Louke (pub. Presser)

Flute Choir:
Fanfare and Celebration (p,c1-3,a,b,opt. contra) by Phyllis Avidan Louke
mp3

Flexible Flute Ensemble:
Christmas and Hanukah Music Volume 2 for Flexible Flute Ensemble (2,3,4 or more) by Phyllis Avidan Louke

♫ Our Publications
new flute 101
FLUTE 101: MASTERING THE BASICS uniquely comprehensive teaching resource which, in one book, takes the student through the introductory and beginning curriculum. The innovative lesson plans present, in a clear and logical sequence, songs, duets, and creative activities to develop tone, technique, and musicianship. Spiral bound. 80 pages.
New Flute 102
Winner in 2013 NFA Newly Published Music Competition
FLUTE 102: MASTERING THE BASICS
continues the technical, creative, and musical development of intermediate flutists by integrating etudes, solo repertoire, orchestral excerpts, duets, and contemporary techniques in the major and relative minor keys of F, G, B-flat, D, E-flat, A, and C into an innovative curriculum. Spiral bound. 100 pages.
New Flute 102 Piano
FLUTE 102: PIANO ACCOMPANIMENTS includes piano accompaniments for the flute solos found in Flute 102: Mastering the Basics, including solos by Verdi, Dvořák, Gossec, Bizet, Telemann, Gabriel-Marie, Donjon, Mozart, Marcello, and Concone. 48 pages.
New Flute 103
Winner in 2014 NFA Newly Published Music Competition
FLUTE 103: MASTERING THE BASICS continues the technical, creative, and musical development of advanced intermediate flutists by integrating etudes, solo repertoire, duets, and contemporary techniques in the major and relative minor keys of A-flat, E, D-flat, B, and G-flat into an innovative curriculum. Spiral bound. 92 pages.
new flute 103 Piano
FLUTE 103: PIANO ACCOMPANIMENTS includes piano accompaniments for the flute solos found in Flute 103: Mastering the Basics, including solos by Andersen, Donizetti, Gluck, Handel, Pessard, and Popp. 36 pages.
New art of chunking
ADVANCED FLUTE STUDIES: THE ART OF CHUNKING presents the first and only method for flutists to master the process of “chunking” as a pedagogical technique. Through exploration of technical studies, etudes, preludes, cadenzas, and solos, the flutist is introduced to basic through advanced chunking to facilitate reading and tone development. Spiral bound. 162 pages.
New Flute Scale

THE FLUTE SCALE BOOK: A PATH TO ARTISTRY is designed for a lifetime of use with embouchure development and scale exercises perfect for younger players, and more advanced exercises including audition scales, phrasing studies, major and minor scales, thirds, arpeggios, seventh chords, modal scales, chromatic intervals, tonguing exercises and more, extended to D4 and beyond, to satisfy the needs of professional players. Spiral bound. 144 pages.

Phyllis smallFLUTE MUSIC OF PHYLLIS AVIDAN LOUKE is now available for purchase at www.fabulousflute.com. Browse our offerings of music for flute and piano, duets, trios, quartets, and flute choir, including music for Flexible Flute Ensemble and innovative music to use in the teaching studio.