A Library of Resources for Music Students,
Performers, & Educators

Articles of Interest to Students & Teachers
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Flute/Piccolo Tuning Guide PDF

Flute/Piccolo Tuning Guide

Links to Information and Tools

Online metronome

Flute fingering chart

Larry Krantz Flute Pages

Jennifer Cluff

Jerome Callet/Tongue-Controlled Embouchure

Articles by Barry Green

Free Enneagram personality typing test

Real Flute Project

Links to Organizations

Alexander Technique for Musicians

Feldenkrais Guild of North America

National Flute Association

Raleigh Area Flute Association

Houston Flute Club

Texas Flute Society

The Enneagram Institute

The Myers and Briggs Foundation

Links to Companies

Carolyn Nussbaum Music Company

Flute World

The Williams Flute Company

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Breath Builder PDF

Breath Builder

Rebirthing Bag PDF

Rebreathing Bag

Audio Downloads
ABC’s of Wind Playing


Video Files

"Hit Inhale” Exercise

“Finger Breath Exercise”/ Soft Palate Position

Lip Line and "Lippies"

Breath Builder Demo

Rebreathing Bag Demo

Suggested Reading
Buckingham, Marcus, and Clifton, Donald O. Now, Discover Your Strengths. New York: Free Press, 2001. Tools for identifying and maximizing your talents and strengths.

Conable, Barbara. The Structures and Movements of Breathing: A Primer for Choirs and Choruses. GIA Publications, 2000. Succinct, well-illustrated explanation of breathing processes. Useful to anyone who breathes.

Conable, Barbara. What Every Musician Needs to Know About The Body: The Practical Application of Body Mapping and the Alexander Technique to Making Music. Andover Press, 2000. A well-illustrated, fun, and enlightening introduction to Alexander Technique for musicians.
Goss, Tracy. The Last Word on Power: Re-Invention for Leaders and Anyone Who Must Make the Impossible Happen. NY: Doubleday, 1996. Method for creating new contexts for performance.

Green, Barry. The Inner Game of Music. With Timothy Gallwey. Anchor Press (Doubleday), 1986. Explores processes for maximizing musical performance. Inspired by Gallwey's book, "The Inner Game of Tennis."


Pearson, Lea D.M.A. Body Mapping for Flutists: What Every Flute Teacher Needs to Know About the Body. Flutibia, 2002. A well-illustrated and creative introduction to Alexander Technique for flutists.

Ristad, Eloise. A Soprano on Her Head. Moab, Utah: Real People Press, 1982. Creative solutions to practice and performance problems.

Zander, Benjamin, and Zander, Rosamund Stone. The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life.
Harvard Business School Press, 2000. Stories about and tools for transformative experiences in music making and in life.


We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.
--Albert Einstein, physicist, Nobel laureate


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