Earn DOUBLE the raffle tickets for all new scales levels achieved in October!
New challenges are now available for the new year! The Colorful Clef's music challenges are all geared to help musicians have fun while building habits that make them a better musician! Students, make sure to bring in last year's Awards Guide to your next lesson so I can update your booklet for the new year. … Continue reading The 2018 Rewards Program has begun!
I am happy to announce that the Colorful Clef Flute Studio has openings for the 2018-19 school year! Lessons are in my home studio in Chandler, AZ at Elliot and Alma School. Are you learning the flute for the first time? Would you like to improve your chair position in band or make it into … Continue reading Now Accepting New Students for 2018-19! Located in Chandler, AZ
Name: Payton Bambling Has been playing the flute for: 6 years Favorite thing about the flute: Performing music I have learned in concerts. I also enjoy playing songs from movies and musicals, like Disney, Star Wars, and Harry Potter. Favorite Harry Potter Character: Hermione Granger or Luna Lovegood If her life was a musical, it … Continue reading Featured Flutist: Payton Bambling
Being a musician often means lots of hard work in a room by yourself, but that's not really music. That is the exercise, the daily practice, and it prepares you to create meaningful moments out in the real world: with people, and for people. I recently had the opportunity to perform with an indie singer … Continue reading Oh, the places you’ll go (as a musician)!
I love this quote! It really inspires me to think outside-of-the-box. It is also very related to an anonymous quote, "The sky is not the limit, your imagination is." Are you sure you can't play the sharp scales? Is it actually true that you can't double-tongue the fast notes? Try imagining yourself doing these … Continue reading Weekly Inspiration
View the most recent list of upcoming performances here! Hope to see you at these events! Masterworks with the Masters - ASU Wind Orchestra January 24, 2018 - 7:30 pm at Gammage Auditorium, Tempe, AZ Featuring guest conductor H. Robert Reynolds and oboe soloist Dr. Martin Schuring. Free admission Sarah Bates-Kennard's DMA Oboe Recital January 28, 2018 - 7:30 … Continue reading Want to hear your teacher in action?? (Updated Jan. 2018)
Dexton Bushman Age: 9 Years Playing Flute: 1 Favorite Piece of Music: Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter Dexton Bushman might be the studio’s youngest member, but don’t let that fool you: He’s full of talent, passion, and determination, and has the potential to be one of our best! He’s been playing for a little … Continue reading Featured Flutist: Dexton Bushman
Who are your favorite flutists? What do you like about their playing and their personalities? Listening to musicians you admire and pieces you enjoy can keep you inspired to practice! This week, I encourage you all to use your ears and follow your hearts to find players you enjoy. Don't know where to start? Try … Continue reading Weekly Inspiration
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