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Did You See the Flute on BBC News?

Did you see the BBC presenter today attempting to play the flute?


According to the BBC the young people are inspired to emulate Lizzo, the American rapper, who is also a classically trained flautist.



How long will it take to learn the flute?

The minimum time to learn flute depends on your goals, instruction, and practice. It takes an absolute beginner about a week or two to learn to produce their first sound on the flute. To learn the other basics, such as octave changes, fingerings, and scales, you will need a few more months. To play the flute at a decent level, you will need around 2 to 3 years of half-an-hour practice every day. To master the instrument, you will need years of dedication.


Why should I learn the flute?

Learning and playing the flute offers numerous benefits, including:


  • Strengthens breathing

  • Enhances the understanding of music

  • Improves coordination/dexterity

  • Improves discipline and concentration

  • Improves memory

  • Increases cognitive skills

  • Improves social skills

  • Can be a great way to relieve stress and relax


Who is Lizzo?

Lizzo is a classically trained flute player who started her journey in childhood. According to the Library of Congress blog, Lizzo has been polishing her flute-playing skills since she was a child. Over time, her skills blossomed and she took her talents well into adulthood.


Book a Flute Lesson

In Stalybridge or Online


To start flute lessons you will require your own instrument.





Links of interest

  • https://www.forbes.com/sites/marybethgasman/2022/10/02/why-lizzo-playing-a-flute-from-the-library-of-congress-is-important/?sh=4e14ad951055

  • https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2022/09/its-about-danged-time-lizzo-at-the-library/

  • https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-66221487

  • https://mynewmicrophone.com/top-benefits-of-learning-playing-flute/

  • https://www.spardhaschoolofmusic.com/blog/Benefits-of-learning-flute

  • https://www.cmuse.org/reasons-learn-to-play-flute/

  • https://jazzwinds.com/flute-hard-to-learn/

  • https://www.fluted.com.au/blog/how-long-does-it-take-to-learn-to-play-the-flute

  • https://www.distractify.com/p/lizzo-flute-training

  • https://www.popbuzz.com/music/features/lizzo/flute/

  • https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-63058818

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