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The magazine contains pieces for beginners, advanced players, students and teachers. Have fun with extended techniques!

The Flute Colors book

The Flute Colors book was created by Rogier de Pijper. He discovered that exercising extended techniques has a positive effect on the regular (classical) flute playing.

With this book he shares his findings so everyone can experience the benefits of using extended techniques. The book and the website are created in a way so they can be used by amateurs as well as professionals of all ages and of all experience levels.

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Flutecolors.com website

Integrate extended techniques in your daily studies to improve sound, stimulate abdominal support, enhance aural skills and get a more flexible embouchure.

Flutecolors.com contains background information, instruction videos, notation examples and repertoire on all extended techniques for flute.

A source of (free) information for flutists as well as composers.

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Latest study material

098 Italian Song
The arrangement of this Italian Song has 3 variations (and 3 levels). The key clicks in the first variation stimulate a precise finger movement. In the second variation the harmonics will activate the abdomen for a better sound. Because of the combination of key clicks with sound, the third version is more challenging. If your finger movement is not precise, it will show in this variation.

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Workshops

Introduce extended techniques to your students with the Flute Colors Workshops.

Flute Colors workshops:

  • for all ages and all levels
  • teachers can join and collaborate
  • introduction to most of the techniques in the book
  • perfect for inspiration
  • for new ways to approach common challenges

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Latest blog entry

‘I sound like a vacuum cleaner’ – 2 exercises for a purer sound
A ray of sun shines in when I open the front door. It’s Emma, my new student. She’s in her early 40’s and has had many a teacher before me. Today will be her second lesson. We enter the practice room. Before the door has even closed, she heaves a deep sigh. ‘I sound like […]

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