159 episodes

#1 flute podcast channel by Clare Southworth and Jean-Paul Wright

Talking Flutes‪!‬ Flute Fun, performance tips and interviews by Clare Southworth Professor of Flute at the Royal Academy of Music in London and Jean-Paul Wright - Managing Director of TJ flutes in London.

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    • 4.4 • 14 Ratings

#1 flute podcast channel by Clare Southworth and Jean-Paul Wright

    157. "Just dream big...and then deliver!" - RoSaWay

    157. "Just dream big...and then deliver!" - RoSaWay

    "With RoSaWay we become alive!"..."We sleep, eat and drink RoSaWay 24hrs a day!"
    This week on "Talking Flutes Extra' Jean-Paul speaks with Rachel and Stef, the flute playing, singing and drum duo combination called 'RoSaWay' who are making serious waves in the music world.
    "We were so close to having our music played on the 'Superbowl', had signed the agreements which would have changed our lives, then at the last minute they decided to go with a Ray Charles track.  Now if you're going to miss out then who better to do so than Ray Charles!"
     
    'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com

    • 58 min
    156. Breaking down flute playing barriers in a male dominated world! - Susan Milan

    156. Breaking down flute playing barriers in a male dominated world! - Susan Milan

    The first female flute playing superstar in a field of men!
    "If you can play Fauré Fantasy' at crochet - 144 then you can play the flute!"
    This week on 'Talking Flutes' Clare speaks with the wonderful Musician, flute player, soloist and Flute Professor Susan Milan about her life, Covid lockdown and her continual drive to champion the cause of female musicians.
    "It's amazing how no so long ago, many men didn't want a female principal flute in their orchestra!.  Whilst things have no doubt got so much better, there is still so much more to do!"
    "Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com

    • 48 min
    155. "The most important thing is curiosity" - Ekaterina Kornishina

    155. "The most important thing is curiosity" - Ekaterina Kornishina

    The wisdom of Pahud!
    "What are opinions if you can't integrate them in to the modern world"
    This week on 'Talking Flutes Extra' Jean-Paul speak via Zoom with Russian born musician and flute player, now living in Madrid Ekaterina Kornishina.
    In this very open podcast, Ekaterina speaks of her sense of awe, boredom and also frustrations with music today.  From her childhood when she first  performed in the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow to being a principal orchestral flute player at 18 yrs, where she increasingly became aware that there was something missing in her life.  
    'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com
     
     
     

    • 1 hr
    154. Celebrating Mother's Day Special - Clare Southworth

    154. Celebrating Mother's Day Special - Clare Southworth

    The wisdom of mother's and their invaluable support to our music.
    In 'Talking Flutes' this week, and timed around 'Mother's Day' here in the UK (14th March), Clare speaks about the love and support her own mother gave her when she was a student and also when she too became a mother herself.   How rice cakes and ginger biscuits were her staple diet when she was pregnant through to her conviction to pass on the same invaluable support and positivity to her own children that her mother gave her.
    'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com
     

    • 10 min
    153. How to play Irish music on the silver flute - Philippe Barnes

    153. How to play Irish music on the silver flute - Philippe Barnes

    "She was playing the tin whistle down the phone at 1 am!"
    This week on 'Talking Flutes Extra', Jean-Paul speaks with the fabulous London based Irish and folk flute / guitar player Philippe Barnes. 
    During this longer than usual podcast they talk about the effects of catching Covid and the devastation that Coronavirus has inflicted on 'live' music.  Philippe also gives lots of playing tips for anybody wanting to learn to play Irish flute music on their silver flute and also speaks about his exciting new Patreon page www.patreon.com/philippebarnes for those wanting to really delve down in to playing Irish and Celtic music.
    'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ flute company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com 
     
     
     

    • 1 hr 17 min
    152. Kickstarting your flute - Andy Scott and Clare Southworth

    152. Kickstarting your flute - Andy Scott and Clare Southworth

    A joyful and different flute teaching method.
    In Talking Flutes this week, Jean-Paul is speaking with composer and musician Andy Scott and usual Talking Flutes podcast host Clare about their wonderful new publication Kickstart flute.
    There are many beginner books available today, however Kickstart flute and their uniquely composed  interactive 24 duets, is all about learning through the fun of playing many genres of music.   
    During the podcast,  we listen to some of the tracks with Clare and Andy explaining how the Kickstart concept is simply perfect for new players as well as those returning to the flute after having taken time out.
    Check out www.kickstartflute.com for more information
    'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flutes Extra' are podcast productions by the TJ Flute Company.  For more information visit www.trevorjamesflutes.com 
     

    • 48 min

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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Nice 'bite-sized' flute podcasts!

At last!!...some nice 'bite-sized' short podcasts with some excellent practice and performance info.

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