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Posture and handling

Acquire a correct basic setting

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.

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!

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.