When learning an instrument, you need to choose the right one. While a lot of people choose the flute, you may want to learn the piccolo first. But should you? The flute and the piccolo are similar, but they are far from the same. Keep on reading to learn if you should choose the smaller… Continue reading Can You Learn the Piccolo Before the Flute?
Imagine you get your dream piccolo but it stops working well after a year. If you want to avoid this, you should consider some piccolo maintenance tips. While you may still need to upgrade eventually, regular instrument care will keep your piccolo in working condition. Then, you can use the instrument you love for longer.
Do you want to become a professional flute player? Are you having trouble getting gigs? Consider if you should specialize in the piccolo. While I wouldn’t recommend it to everyone, it can be a good choice for some players. You can access more gigs and keep from getting lost in a sea of people who… Continue reading Should You Specialize in the Piccolo?
Have you ever taken piccolo lessons? It may seem weird to take lessons on the small flute, but it can be well worth it. As long as you want to learn and improve, you can make the most of your time and money. Then, you’ll be able to play your favorite piccolo pieces with ease.
Comparing the piccolo vs. flute may seem unnecessary. After all, they’re both flutes, right? Well, yes, but there’s more to the instruments than that. Be sure to consider the similarities and differences of the piccolo and flute. Then, you can know how to use them as a composer or performer. Before we get into the… Continue reading Piccolo vs. Flute: What You Need to Know
How do you save money for a piccolo or any instrument, for that matter? You can save money for a piccolo just like any other big purchase. But it can help to know how much you might need to save up. That way, you’ll be able to get the perfect piccolo for you. Before we… Continue reading How to Save Money for a Piccolo
Do you want to get better at playing the piccolo? Consider how the Etymotic ER-20 earplugs can help you get over the hump of not wanting to play higher notes or play for longer. That way, you can improve your playing and enjoy the process. And you won’t have to worry about ruining your hearing.… Continue reading Best Earplugs for Piccolo: Etymotic ER-20 Review
Are you struggling to get the sound you want out of your piccolo? Think about what piccolo exercises you practice and if they’re helping you reach your goals. If they aren’t helping, you might want to find some new exercises. To help with that, I am sharing some of my favorite piccolo exercises that you… Continue reading Best Piccolo Exercises and Books
Do you want to be able to play more music? Consider learning how to play flute and piccolo together during a single performance or even a single piece. Then, you can enjoy your time as a musician. Even if you never make money with music, you can spread your love of it with more people.… Continue reading How to Play Flute and Piccolo Together
Do the different piccolo materials overwhelm you? You’re not alone; the difference between a plastic and wood piccolo can seem small, but you may want one material over the other. Last week, I compared metal and wood piccolos. So this week, I decided to compare the wood piccolo to the plastic piccolo. But first, this… Continue reading Plastic vs. Wood Piccolo: Which Is Better?