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Materials/Method books needed:

 

Beginning:

      1. Blocki Flute Method, Book 1 by Kathy Blocki

      2. For young/small students: Curved Head Joint Flute (Di Zhao Mini-Di, Nuvo J-flute, Blocki 2000)
          For all others: straight head flute (Yamaha 221, DiZhao 300, Blocki 2000, Giardinelli)

      3. Pneumo Pro Wind Director
     
      4. Theory Time (Choose level based on grade/age)

      5. Spiral notebook to be used as a journal for lesson notes, practice log, and homework.

Adult Beginning: 

      1. Flute 101: Mastering the Basics by Patricia George and Phyllis Louke, published by Presser

      2. The Flute Scale Book: A Path to Artistry by P. George & P. Louke, published by Presser

      3. Master Theory (book 1 for beginning, book 2 for all others)

      4. Spiral notebook to be used as a journal for lesson notes, practice log, and homework.

Intermediate:

      1. Blocki Flute Method, Book 2 by Kathy Blocki (available on www.blockiflute.com)
     
     2. Rubank Advanced Flute Method Volume 1 by Gower & Voxman, published by Rubank (Middle School 7-8)

      3. The Flute Scale Book: A Path to Artistry by P. George & P. Louke, published by Presser

      4. Theory Time (Choose level based on grade/age)

      5. Spiral notebook to be used as a journal for lesson notes, practice log, and homework.

Advanced: 

      1. Blocki Flute Method, Book 3 by Kathy Blocki (available on www.blockiflute.com)

      2. Rubank Advanced Flute Method Volume 2 by Voxman & Gower, (High School 9-10)
         OR
         Melodious and Progressive Studies for Flute Volume 1 revised by R. Cavally, (High School 11-12)

      3. The Flute Scale Book: A Path to Artistry by P. George and P. Louke, published by Presser.

        OR

          17 Exercises Journaliers de Mécanisme pour Flute by Taffanel and Gaubert

      4. Theory Time (Choose level based on grade/age)


      5. Spiral notebook to be used as a journal for lesson notes, practice log, and homework.

*You will be able to find the Flute 101 series or Blocki Books online.

www.blockiflute.com (Blocki books and Pneumo Pro),
www.flutistry.com
www.fluteworld.com
www.flute4u.com
www.musicarts.com (Piano books, Flute 101 series and others).


Piano: (For 8yrs and over)

  1. Fingerpower, Primer
  2. My First Piano Adventures Theory Book - Primer Level
  3. My First Piano Adventures Lesson Book - Primer Level
  4. My First Piano Adventures Performance Book - Primer Level

     5. Guild Repertoire - Elementary A and B edited by Leo Podolsky, published by Summy-Birchard Music
     6. Spiral Notebook for lesson notes, practice log, and homework.

(For 7yrs and under)

1. Theory Time (Choose level based on grade/age)

2. Music for Little Mozarts, Lesson Book - Level 1

3. Music for Little Mozarts, Workbook - Level 1

4. Music for Little Mozarts, Performance Book - Level 1

*You will be able to find all of these books at www.musicarts.com.

BRING the following with you to each LESSON:

  • Instrument (flute)
  • ALL Scale/Method book(s) & sheet music
  • Lesson notebook - spiral - (Practice log)
  • A ready-to-learn attitude!

Additional at HOME Materials:

  • Pencil (all students)
  • Metronome (all students)
  • Tuner (flute students)
  • Music stand 
  • A place to practice both standing and sitting (chair - not a bed)
  • Flute Stand
  • Recording device
  • Mirror

Solo & Ensemble 2018-2019: 

SUPERIORS!

Elissa Bishop (Grade 3)

Elissa Bishop (Chamber Quartet)

Cody Bush (Grade 4 piccolo)

Abby Cook (Grade 3)

Mandy Eastwood (Grade 6)

Mihir Kumar (Grade 4)

Alice Prytkova (Grade 2)

Sofia Rodriguez (Grade 2)

Emily Shende (Grade 2)

Rebecca Stephenson (Grade 5)

Emily Thorsen (Grade 3)

EXCELLENTS!

Grace Cornell (Grade 5)

Gwendolyn Gonzalez (Grade 6)


Congratulations to all who auditioned for district honor band and a round of applause to the following students for making the 7-8 band!

ABBY COOK

ELISSA BISHOP

SOFIA RODRIGUEZ

Shout out:

KATELYN PODKULSKY participated in Tri-State & made the nomination district honor band grades 9-12!