As promised, this is my version of Keith Underwood's "Chopstick Exercise" which helps flutists learn to better organize their embouchures by playing with a chopstick in their mouths.
Very weird exercise, with wonderful results!
I use the exercise as a "prelude" to teaching buzzing, especially for advanced flutists who are beginner buzzers.
In the video I demonstrate the exercise in short Practice "Bytes."
More Practice "Bytes" are posted in the LeGrand Virtual Studio.
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