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Learn to play the piccolo flute with the best performers in the world

YOUR PICCOLO

VIDEO COURSES

Learn to play the piccolo flute
with the best performers in the world

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Piccolo video courses

Learn how to play the piccolo flute with the video courses about fundamentals, embouchure, sound, intonation, high register, flexibility, scales and arpeggios, warm-up, posture and handling, body awareness, orchestral excerpts, legato, staccato and piccolo choice, directly from the most applied teaching methods in the world, organized in an easy and intuitive way.

New lessons every month
English subtitles in all lessons

Backing tracks of piccolo repertoire

Have fun playing the piccolo flute with the backing tracks for piano and orchestra, designed specifically for those who play the piccolo, using virtual instrument technology: in these arrangements every sound has been treated with care by professional arrangers and pianists.
You can slow it down, speed it up, or adjust the bpm to what best suits your practice.
This new tool is meant to have fun exploring your piccolo repertoire preparing for an audition or a concert.

Realistic piano and orchestra sounds
Adjustable BPM

Nicola Mazzanti answers your questions

You can address technical questions directly to Nicola Mazzanti, international performer and teacher, and author of The Mazzanti Method, and can also access all the answers to the questions asked by the other members

Piccolo video courses

Learn how to play the piccolo flute with the video courses about fundamentals, embouchure, sound, intonation, high register, flexibility, scales and arpeggios, warm-up, posture and handling, body awareness, orchestral excerpts, legato, staccato and piccolo choice, directly from the most applied teaching methods in the world, organized in an easy and intuitive way.

New lessons every month
English subtitles in all lessons

Backing tracks of piccolo repertoire

Have fun playing the piccolo flute with the backing tracks for piano and orchestra, designed specifically for those who play the piccolo, using virtual instrument technology: in these arrangements every sound has been treated with care by professional arrangers and pianists.
You can slow it down, speed it up, or adjust the bpm to what best suits your practice.
This new tool is meant to have fun exploring your piccolo repertoire preparing for an audition or a concert.

Realistic piano and orchestra sounds
Adjustable BPM

Nicola Mazzanti answers your questions

You can address technical questions directly to Nicola Mazzanti, international performer and teacher, and author of The Mazzanti Method, and can also access all the answers to the questions asked by the other members

The most authoritative Artists

The International Piccolo Flute Academy is the only chance in the world to
have access to the largest number of international teachers specialized in piccolo.

The International Piccolo Flute Academy is
the only chance in the world to have access
to the largest number of international
teachers specialized in piccolo.

The most effective methods worldwide

Monothematic lessons of about 10 to 15 minutes each, divided into
topics and organized in an intuitive, easy and quick way to consult:
you choose what to study and which issues to focus on.

Monothematic lessons of about 10 to 15 minutes
each, divided into topics and organized in an
intuitive, easy and quick way to consult:
you choose what to study and
which issues to focus on.

You will find new lessons every month

All the lessons are subtitled in English

30 days money back guarantee

What our members say about us

Zuzana

Piccoloist of the
State Theatre orchestra
in Košice, Slovakia

“Hello, my name is Zuzana, and I have been a subscriber to IPFA since its beginning. The incredible lessons we are given are full with information, useful tips and tricks to play at our best level. I am eternally grateful for the inspiration all of the artists give us, and I highly recommend this platform to anyone who wants to attain deeper knowledge and proficiency on their instrument.”

Ksenia

A piccolo player
of the Saint-Petersburg
Philharmonic Symphony
Orchestra

“Hello, my name is Ksenia Kuelyar, and I want to thank Nicola Mazzanti for the wonderful Piccolo Academy he inspired the creation of, this is a great opportunity for me and my students to improve our playing and skills, to learn a lot of new things.
Thanks to the academy’s professors for your experience and knowledge!”

Lucas

Master’s Degree Student
in Music Performance
Zurich University of Arts

“I have been subscribed to the IPFA for the past 3 months and it has been extremely enriching! Learning from the most prominent piccolo teachers from today is a great deal for students like me who also pursue a piccolo job position.
The content of the Academy is 100% rewarding!”

Ugné

Piccoloist at the
State Musical Theatre orchestra
in Klaipėda, Lithuania

“Having completed my academic studies and begun my professional career, I find IPFA to be an unparalleled tool for learning and delving into piccolo speciality.
The online courses combine a wide variety of topics: from playing technique to human and instrument anatomy. Prominent piccolo artists give inspiration with their individual approaches to improving one’s performance. IPFA gives me the feeling of a creative community that helps each member grow, flourish, and contribute in their own way to the today and tomorrow of piccolo music.”

Elena

Winner of
Gazzelloni Competition Cat. Piccolo

“Hello, I’m Elena and I have been subscribed to the IPFA right from the beginning.
The Academy is an amazing project conceived by Nicola Mazzanti and supported by amazing teachers and musicians; in a world where technology permeates and sustains learning, the Academy gives young students and also professionals the chance to deepen the instrument’s pratice following the precious advices of the world-wide most renowned piccolists, reducing the often remarkable distance’s barriers.
I personally thank Nicola and all the professors involved in the Academy and I highly recommend the subscription to whoever wants to increase skills and awareness about the piccolo.”

Frequently Asked Questions

The International Piccolo Flute Academy is a streaming platform that allows you to access video lessons created by internationally renowned piccoloists, as well as further added services such as piccolo backing tracks and the possibility to ask specialist questions to Nicola Mazzanti.
We want everyone to have the opportunity to learn the piccolo with the best teachers in the world. The International Piccolo Flute Academy is a team project, where piccolo professionals have decided to join forces is to give the best materials to every flutist who wants to engage in this wonderful world.
VIDEO COURSES
The subscription allows access to the entire catalog of video lessons and any other educational material available to users, divided into these topics: fundamentals, embouchure, sound, intonation, high register, flexibility, scales and arpeggios, warm-up, posture and handling, body awareness, orchestral excerpts, legato, staccato and piccolo choice.

BACKING TRACKS
You will find also backing tracks for piano or orchestra designed specifically for those who play the piccolo, using virtual instrument technology. You can slow it down, speed it up, or choose the bpm that best suits your practice.

NICOLA ANSWERS
Every month Nicola Mazzanti selects some of the questions that users have written in the appropriate form, answering them in the episodes on the “Nicola answers” section, available to all subscribers.
You can take advantage of all materials at any time and anywhere, by logging into the website with your credentials after signing up for the subscription plan.
The subscription costs 14.99 euros and has a duration of 1 month, renewable from month to month. You can also choose to purchase the annual plan, which has a duration of 12 months and costs a total of 149.90 euros, thus saving 2 months of subscription.
All prices shown are inclusive of taxes. You will not have surcharges.
Our purpose is to help you in your training, so if you are not satisfied with our materials or our service you can request the cancellation of your account and get a full refund of your payment within the first 30 days of your first subscription activation.
You can cancel your subscription by accessing your account settings or by sending an email here. You will still be granted access to all subscription materials and services until the date of the next renewal.