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Posture and handling

Acquire a correct basic setting

On which part of the chin shall i place the piccolo?

3 min.

On which part of the chin shall I place the instrument? In the same place where the flute goes? A bit above? A bit on the side? In this video I shall try to answer this question.

Body awareness playing the piccolo

9 min.

Not only will proper posture make you play for decades without damage or pain: it will actually make you sound better! In this first video there are a few, simple but fundamental instructions so that your relationship with the instrument is free, enjoyable and profitable!

Hand positions

14 min.

One important step in mastering the art of piccolo playing is to find out how to hold the instrument in a correct way. Peter Verhoyen covers all aspects of hand positions in relation to colour, intonation and articulation.