ABOUT the FLUTESHIELD
Medley from a concert in France, Oct 29th using FluteShields
The idea was dreamed up during the first lockdown. The airstream is effectively reflected back at the player, a very useful way of keeping your airstream to yourself! It also enables you to hear your own sound really accurately. It's unobtrusive and comfortable to use too.
NB: the strong flow of air comes out of your mouth only. Sound-waves emerge from the end of the flute and from the tone-holes (you can measure this using a candle flame if you are interested!)
We are keen to share this with everyone in the flute playing community, so we made a free paper version for you to print out and make by yourself. Then we designed...
Short extracts from a rehearsal using the FluteShield - at the Pimlott Foundation
Teaching with FluteShields