In his NYC masterclass today, Keith Underwood spoke of the Coanda Effect and Flute Playing--how the position and angle of the tongue in the mouth directly effects the speed and direction of air as it leaves the mouth and enters the flute.
This video clearly demonstrates this law of physics.
Notice, also, that when the flow of water is very strong, the water direction becomes less distinct (more diffuse).
One of my readers asked this week where to locate good fingering charts for the piccolo on the internet. Coincidentally, the topic came up t...
For many years I have taught that a good flute embouchure has 4 corners: 2 corners by the upper cheekbones, one by each nostril, and, the 2 ...
Greetings! I have just returned to North Carolina from the Keith Underwood Flute Masterclass at Ghost Ranch, New Mexico, a week filled with ...