Listen to Bridget Kibbey discuss articulation and phrasing using the third movement of Mozart's Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra as an example.
Learn how to play even arpeggios and turn-arounds.
Learn how to prepare the hand and play a three-note chord.
Learn Bridget's techniques for creating a good sound.
Learn Gráinne's technique for playing slides in Irish traditional music.
Learn June's technique for playing descending slides with the thumb.
Learn how to cross over with the second finger for quick descending scales.
Learn two of June's exercises for practicing one-hand arpeggios.
Learn how to play with a louder sound.
Learn two exercises for strengthening scales. (To enjoy this video, you'll need to know how to play an eight-note scale with cross-under.)
Learn the technique for playing with a flat left hand, also known as "etoufée."
Learn how to play hand-over-hand arpeggios
Learn Bridget Kibbey's method for tuning by ear using the circle of fifths.
Learn how to move smoothly from one chord to the next.
Learn how to play the cadenza from "Tzigane" with Sarah Bullen and Katherine Ventura.
Learn how to build a relaxed and steady hand position for creating facility and sound.
Learn how to play "In the Bleak Midwinter," by Gustav Holst, arranged by Sunita Staneslow.
Learn the basic technique for muffling with two hands.
Learn how to play the "Spanish Dance" from the opera Carmen, arranged by Sam Milligan.
Learn how to play two classic pieces arranged by Sam Milligan.
Learn how to play a two-handed trill.
Learn how to play right and left hand harmonics from master teacher Lynne Aspnes
Learn how and why to muffle.
Learn to execute beautiful right and left hand harmonics.
Learn how to execute beautifully rolled chords.
Learn how to play "Seagull" by Kathryn Cater.
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Learn how to play "Merry-Go-Round," by Marcel Grandjany.