Embouchure: tips for more advanced piccoloists

Peter Verhoyen

12 min

In this lesson, which continues the course focused on the piccolo embouchure, Peter talks about the 3D (three dimensional) focus, the smiley exercise and more tips and advices regarding air direction.

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Embouchure: first steps for beginners

Embouchure: first steps for beginners


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For many flute players it seems to be a very difficult job to make the transition between flute and piccolo. Peter Verhoyen thinks it’s not that difficult, and he has mainly three different subjects: multiple position, throat tuning and control of the upper lip.

Hand positions

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.

Embouchure: first steps for beginners

Embouchure: first steps for beginners


11 min

For many flute players it seems to be a very difficult job to make the transition between flute and piccolo. Peter Verhoyen thinks it’s not that difficult, and he has mainly three different subjects: multiple position, throat tuning and control of the upper lip.

Hand positions

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.