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Learn how to play the flute with our music & singing short courses in Sydney!

Our Flute Lessons for Beginners will teach you how to play and care for your instrument, the fundamentals of reading music, basic theory, and playing in tune & time.

This class is a wind instrument class that includes instruments such as flute, clarinet, saxophone and trumpet. It provides the benefit of learning from the start how to play in a group as well as to train your ear to play in tune with other instruments.

Have fun as you gain an enthusiasm for music through this relaxed flute for beginners course while you learn how to play your instrument and begin to discover the magic of playing music.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this flute course, you should:

  • have become proficient at playing the flute at a beginners level 1
  • be able to read music at a beginners level 1
  • be able to understand rhythmic notation
  • have experienced a variety of musical genres

What will be covered in this flute course?

  • Care and maintenance of the instrument
  • Tone and embouchure
  • Correct posture and breathing
  • Playing techniques
  • Learn simplified versions of well-known pieces from many musical genres
  • Basic music theory

Who is this flute course for?

  • This flute for beginners course is designed for beginners.
  • No previous knowledge of flute or music literacy is needed.

What to bring to class 

  • A flute
  • Cleaning kit
  • 2B Pencil and eraser
  • Small exercise book for note-taking.
  • Music book for Flute: Essential Elements 2000 for Flute Book 1 ISBN: 9780634003110

You can purchase the textbook from:

Music On The Move
360 Forest Road, Hurstville NSW 2220
Phone: 02 9585 1656

Sax & Woodwind ...and Brass
Shop 3, 158 Parramatta Rd Camperdown, NSW 2050
Phone: 02 9557 4588

Important information

  • The tutor recommends the purchase or hire of a flute from an established music shop such as Sax & Woodwind, and Brass or The Music Place.
  • Avoid instruments sold by retailers who aren’t music shops. You may end up spending more on repair or set up than the instrument is worth.
  • This class is a wind instrument class that includes instruments such as flute, clarinet, saxophone and trumpet.

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Flute Lessons for Beginners: Level 1

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join waitlist for Flute Lessons for Beginners: Level 1

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