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?
Are you looking for your first piccolo or an upgrade? Consider the difference between a metal and wooden piccolo. Both materials have unique advantages and disadvantages. So don’t write off either option until you compare the two. Before we get into the pros and cons, this post contains affiliate links. Click here to read the… Continue reading Wooden Piccolo vs. Metal: Which Is Better?
Are you searching for the perfect piccolo? You should know about some common piccolo flute specs and why they matter. Then, you can use that information to help shop for the right piccolo for you. Whether you need your first piccolo or an upgrade, specs can make a huge difference. Before we get into the… Continue reading Piccolo Flute Specs: How to Buy a Piccolo
How does the idea of playing piccolo make you feel? Maybe you curl up in disgust, or perhaps your eyes light up, and you get excited. Either way, you should consider some of the benefits of playing the piccolo. Then, you can decide if it’s the right instrument for you. Before we continue, this post… Continue reading 7 Benefits of Playing Piccolo
When shopping for a piccolo, you should consider piccolo reviews to narrow your choices. That’s why I wanted to share my thoughts about the Pearl 105 piccolo. Whether you’re a piccolo student, performer, or teacher, you should know about this incredible piccolo model. Even if you don’t end up getting it, you never know if… Continue reading Pearl 105 Piccolo Review
When learning to play the piccolo, you should listen to multiple piccolo players. That way, you can know how the instrument sounds when played well. And you might realize the instrument isn’t as piercing as you might think. Here are some piccoloists to know and listen to, plus how you can become a better piccolo… Continue reading Piccolo Players: Listen to the Greats
What is the piccolo and how do you play it? The piccolo is an amazing instrument that’s more versatile than you might think. Learning how to play the piccolo is crucial for serious flutists. But anyone who wants to play the piccolo can make it happen. Here’s what you need to know. But first, this… Continue reading What Is the Piccolo? Plus How to Play
You may know your flute repertoire well: Bach, Mozart, French pieces. But what about piccolo repertoire? What pieces should every piccolo player know? Some piccolo repertoire you should know is similar to flute rep. However, there are quite a few differences, from Baroque to modern works. Read on to learn about some influential piccolo pieces… Continue reading Piccolo Repertoire: Music You Need to Know