Teaching Flute Online – Part One : Setting up your online teaching studio

I love teaching flute on Zoom! And I’ve truly been on both sides of the table because my first lessons post-university were done online. Luckily my teacher was super professional and I learnt a lot about how to embrace online learning. Whilst it may be different to the in-person experience, there are some advantages. I… Continue reading Teaching Flute Online – Part One : Setting up your online teaching studio

The Making of Strata: Our Lockdown Recordings

When the UK went into lockdown in March 2020, I felt like my career had been cancelled. All the gigs I had planned, the tour, the interdisciplinary projects - everything was suddenly dropped, and I was left adrift. I’m a live artist, my practice is based in improvisation and performance and suddenly I wasn’t allowed… Continue reading The Making of Strata: Our Lockdown Recordings

Code-Switching

When I first read Isbell and Stanley’s article on code switching in music, I had a real ‘lightbulb’ moment. For years I had had played classical music dutifully; learning what my teachers suggested, working mechanically through exercises and studies and devoting my performances to canonical works. But my listening was another matter; classic rock, synthsy… Continue reading Code-Switching