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How To : Make Native American flutes

In this expert video series, let Werner John show you how to make this incredible instrument. He will illustrate the basic steps required to make a wooden flute. From his knowledge, you will learn about various Native American style flutes and how to make them sing. So, what a ...more

How To : Make music on a shakuhachi flute

Want to learn how to play the Shakuhachi Japanese flute? Learn all about the instrument, including how to play it, in this free music lesson video series. Part 1 of 13 - How to Make music on a shakuhachi flute. Make music on a shakuhachi flute - Part 2 of 13. Click through to ...more

How To : Say the names of kitchen items in French

Watch to learn how to say the names of things you use in the kitchen, like plates, colanders, and the stove, in French. un espirateur de table - small vaccuum une assiette creuse - a plate with a dip in the middle une assiette plate - a flat plate une balance - balance un batt ...more

How To : Play the dizi, a Chinese bamboo flute

In this video, we learn how to play the dizi, a Chinese bamboo flute. First, fine the mouth hole where you place your mouth. After this, look to see the different finger holes that are on the side of the flute. At the end, you will see air vents that are not to be confused wit ...more

How To : Play the pan-flute

Watch this winds tutorial video to learn how to play the pan-flute. This instructional video covers the tuning and some basic techniques for beginners who have never played the pan-flute before. This helpful how-to video will help you get started playing the pan-flute.

How To : Play chords on the flute

In this short tutorial for beginners, chords on a flute is discussed with a demontration. How to play three note chords is demonstrated by flute teacher, Dan Lefler from Danman's Music School.

News : World Renown Beatbox-Flute Subway Busker

Beatboxing flutist, Greg Pattillo, burst onto the YouTube scene circa 2007, racking up over 20 million views for his performance videos. Patillo has garnered world recognition for his skills, as well as attention from the New York Times: "Greg Pattillo may be the best person ...more

How To : Create your own Native American bone flute

The Native Americans were reknown for their ability to make use of every part of the animals they hunted for food. In this tutorial, you're shown how to make a traditional tribal flute from the leg bone of a deer.

How To : Play flats and sharps on pan flute

Watch this winds tutorial video to learn several different ways to play sharps and flats on your pan flute. You can push the flute into your lip, tilt the instrument, lower your jaw, or push your top lip out to cover part of the opening. These four methods allow even beginners ...more

How To : Carve a flute

Enjoy a couple of new hobbies by learning to carve a flute out of wood. Learn about cutting flutes out of wood in this free wood carving video. Part 1 of 20 - How to Carve a flute. Carve a flute - Part 2 of 20. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Carve a flu ...more

How To : Play the "Amazing Grace" hymn on a six-hole flute

In this free video flute lesson, you'll learn how to play "Amazing Grace." Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your head and hands on the same page than to prac ...more

How To : Tune an ocarina

An ocarina is an ancient instrument similar to a flute. It has an oval-shaped body with four to twelve finger holes and a mouth tube projecting out from the body. This tutorial teaches you how to tune an ocarina. You will need a needle tool, a cutting tool or small sharp knife ...more

How To : Hold your flute

This is a demonstration video to give you some tips for how to hold your flute. This video is good for people who have never played the flute before.

How To : Play simple songs on the shakuhachi flute

Want to learn how to play simple songs such as "Mary Had a Little Lamb" on the shakuhachi Japanese flute? Learn how to find notes as well as intervals and octaves on the shakuhachi flute in this free music lesson video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play simple songs on the sha ...more

How To : Play the flute for beginners

In this tutorial, we learn how to play the flute for beginners. To make a sound, you will put the hole directly onto your lips and make the shape of the hole with your lips. Then blow into the hole, trying different positions with your lips. You will place your fingers on the ...more

How To : Play a Dolannes melody on the pan-flute

Watch this tutorial video to learn how to play a Dolannes melody on your pan-flute. This instructional video features a note-by-note transcription; knowledge of the letter note of each pipe is required. Soon you'll be playing this beautiful Dolannes melody on your pan-flute.

How To : Play "Amazing Grace" on a five-hole flute

In this two-part flautist's tutorial, you'll learn how to play the "Amazing Grace" hymn on a five-hole flute. tutorialRegardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your h ...more

How To : Do a vibrato for flute

Nina Perlove teaches vibrato for the flute in this instructional flute video. This technique can be applied to other wind instruments, too. This tutorial is great for a beginner attempting the vibrato for the first time, or for someone looking for ways to improve their vibrato ...more

News : Make Zelda's ocarina out of a carrot

From Japan hails this magical man and his homemade ocarina. First, this loveable vegetable musician plays "Song of Time", from the video game Zelda: Ocarina in Time, with perfect pitch and clarity. The catch, of course, is rather than a gourd pan flute or even a Nintendo, Mr. ...more

How To : Play "Annie's Song" on a Native American flute

In this two-part video lesson, yo u'll learn how to play John Denver's "Annie's Song" on the Native American flute. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your hea ...more

How To : Arrange casual and formal place settings

Lifestyle expert Clinton Kelly shares tips for setting the table for a dinner party, either casual or more formal. For a casual dinner party he recommends using only a water glass and a non-specific wine glass. The plate goes in the center with a napkin in a ring placed on top ...more

How To : Fix dimo (flute membrane)

In this video, we learn how to fix dimo flute membrane. First, slice open a tube of dimo and cut a piece big enough to cover the dizi hole. Next, crumple and crease the dimo for better sound. Now, wet the area around the dizi hole with water and rub a piece of Jiao around the ...more

How To : Play sharps and flats on pan-flute

Watch this winds tutorial video to learn how to play sharps and flats on the pan-flute by tilting your jaw. This instructional video is good for beginners and will have you playing chromatic scales with sharps and flats on the pan-flute in no time.

How To : Play "My Tribute" on pan-flute

Watch this tutorial video to learn how to play "My Tribute" on your pan-flute. This instructional video features a note-by-note transcription; knowledge of the letter note of each pipe is required. Soon you'll be playing "My Tribute" beautifully on your pan-flute.

How To : Learn beginning flute

This video teaches a beginning flute lesson. Part 1 of 2 - How to Learn beginning flute. Part 2 of 2 - How to Learn beginning flute.

How To : Play the E note with fingering on a flute

Picking up the flute and look for the most basic of lesson? In this tutorial for beginners, learn how to play the E note on the flute. Correct fingering for the E note is gone over and demonstrated by Dan Lefler of Danman's Music School.

How To : Produce a resonant sound with the flute

Many young players have a too tight, smile embouchure with the flute high on their lip and the hole almost entirely covered. Some were initially taught the coke-bottle method of blowing straight across the hole. This video addresses these common problems that many flutists hav ...more

How To : Play the Native American kiowa flute

In this tutorial, we learn how to play the Native American kiowa flute. This is a very easy flute to play and has a very melodic sound to it. It is a double chambered flute and has soft and sensitive tones. There are knots that separate the chambers of the flute from each othe ...more

How To : Play flute scales in D flat (Db)

A member of the woodwind family, the flute is a reedless instrument that plays music when air is blown over the opening or an edge. Early flutes were made of bone and date back 30,000 to 50,000 years in certain parts of the world. In this series of videos, learn more about pla ...more

How To : Play the Native American flute

Looking for a fascinating new instrument to play? Discover the Native American flute with instruction from a professional musician in this free music video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Play the Native American flute. Play the Native American flute - Part 2 of 17. Click throug ...more

How To : Play the flute

This simple video, from what seems to be an ordinary housewife, goes over the basics to playing a flute, all while reading the instructions out of her flute book. Watch this 2-part video to be a master. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play the flute. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play the flute.

How To : Play a Bb minor chord with arpegio on flute

Looking to brush up on your basic flute skills? In this short beginners flute lesson, learn how to play a Bb minor chord on the flute with arpegio with Dan Lefler of Danman's Music School. A demonstration of how it should sound when played correctly is presented.

How To : Know different types of Native American flutes

In this series, learn about the different types of Native American flutes. You will be amazed by the various sounds and pitches that these instruments can produce. Let Werner John show you some different styles of Native American flutes. He also plays these flutes so that you ...more

How To : Play flute scales in A Major

In this series of videos, learn more about playing the flute in the key of A major from our expert. An experienced player, she first teaches you about what a musical scale is and and how a flute actually sounds. You will learn scales easily by watching these videos and also le ...more

How To : Sing while playing the flute

Singing and playing together helps open and resonate the sound, place the embouchure, and control the air quantity. It can be used as a warm up or extended technique

How To : Play flute scales in G Major

In this series of videos, learn more about playing the flute in the key of G Major from our expert. Each combination of keys makes a certain note. The concert flutes all vary in octave, range and pitch. Part 1 of 16 - How to Play flute scales in G Major. Play flute scales in G ...more

How To : Use radial fluting to decorate pottery

Watch this ceramics tutorial video to learn how to use radial fluting to decorate your pottery. This technique is simple enough for beginners and adds a lot to your pottery. The tips in this helpful how-to video will allow you to decorate your pottery beautifully with radial f ...more

How To : Play the "A" flute note with fingering

In this tutorial, we learn how to play the "a" note with fingering. First put your head joint into the main body of the flute, then grab it so the end is in the palm of the hand. Slowly turn it so it goes into the flute easily. Now, line the hole up so it's equal with the cent ...more

How To : Mix an Elite Midnight Millionaire New Year's cocktail

Three simple ingredients make this champagne cocktail ideal for a New Years celebration. All you need is chilled champagne, vodka, a champagne flute, and a strawberry for garnish. This is a simple, delicious, classy New Year's cocktail. Enjoy your Elite Midnight Millionare.

How To : Play the flute

This video is for flute beginners. Flute basics such as: embouchure, air control, how to play a note, flute assembly, part names, finger placement, and maintenance are demonstrated.

How To : Play flute scales in A flat (Ab)

In this series of videos, learn more about playing the flute in the key of Ab from our expert. An experienced player, she first teaches you about what a musical scale is and and how a flute actually sounds. You will learn scales easily by watching these videos and also learn h ...more

How To : Improvise on a native American flute

This video clip series will cover everything you will need to know about getting started improvising on the Native American flute. Not only will our very experienced expert show you some important improvising techniques such as vibrato and bending notes but you will also learn ...more

How To : Use a potato peeler as a fluting tool

In this video, we learn how to use a potato peeler as a fluting tool. First, take your wet pot and then grab the potato peeler. Use broad strokes along the side of the pot and press down hard and you peel the clay off of the sides. You will need to go over the same spot a few ...more

How To : Practice active breathing for flute

Check out this flute lesson on breathing techniques by Nina Perlove who teaches at Northern Kentucky University. This unconventional breathing method was taught by Alain Marion in Paris. The end goal is to allow your lungs and chest cavity to expand. You will have more breath ...more

How To : Repair your woodwind flute

From the title "Woodwind/Brasswind Maintenance & Quick Fixes," master repair technician Jeff Peterson demonstrates some quick fixes for your flute so that you can make it through your gig.

How To : Play a native American flute

When Werner John was introduced to a small wooden flute at age 11 it was love at first note! He has been playing for over 40 years. The Native American flute is a wonderful instrument, it sounds great, it's physically beautiful, but the best part about it is how easy it is to ...more

How To : Practice playing the Irish flute

Learn how to play the Irish flute with various tips and techniques including breathing and fingering exercises with expert music training tips in this free online instrument instruction video series. Part 1 of 20 - How to Practice playing the Irish flute. Practice playing the ...more

How To : Mix an Arctic Kiss cocktail

Learn how to mix an Arctic Kiss cocktail from a hot girl in this instructional bartending video! Ingredients: * 2 oz Vodka (Finlandia) * Fill with 3 oz Champagne Instructions: Chill vodka over ice if it's not in your freezer. Pour into a chilled champagne flute and fill wit ...more

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