Blog – Flute Essentials

How Flute Pads Work – Part 1 – Traditional Flute Pads

There are a number of different types of pads available for flute players, now, but how can you know objectively which one is best? The types of pads that are generally available are these:Traditional felt padsStraubinger padsStraubinger Style (imitation) padsJim Schmidt Gold and Black Gold PadsMuramatsu PadsThere are so many different qualities that a flute pad […]

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What is Regulation?

What is Regulation? There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the concept of ‘Regulation’.  Most players either have no idea what it is, or think that it is the answer to most flute mechanical problems. There are definitely the times when the key adjustments are put out and the adjustment screws are there to make […]

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