Links and Books

Helpful links for students and parents, and highly recommended books at the bottom!

Honor Bands, Youth Symphonies, and Festivals:

Practice Tools

Free Music:

For Parents

Music Theory Practice

Music and Flute Supplies

Listening Resources

  • Amazon MP3s
  • YouTube
  • Naxos Records ($20/year and you can listen to pieces that often aren’t on Amazon and Youtube. College students: most colleges pay for free access for students!)
  • Spotify
  • KBAQ 89.5 (Phoenix classical music station)

Ask your teacher for recommendations, or check out the list below for some talented flutists to listen to!

Flute Organizations and Publications

Other Great Links!

Highly Recommended Books:

Understanding Music:

  • The Flute Book, 3rd ed. – Nancy Toff
  • On Playing the Flute – Joachim Quantz
  • The Simple Flute – Michel Debost
  • The Flute – Ardal Powell

Performance and Psychology:

  • Performance Success – Michael Greene
  • Audition Success – Michael Greene
  • Coaching the Artist Within – Eric Maisel
  • The Art of Practicing – Madeline Bruser
  • Practiceopedia –  Philip Johnston
  • The Musician’s Way – Gerald Klickstein
  • The Power of Full Engagement – Jim Loehr
  • The Power of Story – Jim Loehr
  • Bulletproof Musician Online Performance Psychology Blog


  • The Complete Guide to the Flute and Piccolo: (acoustics, construction, maintenance) – James Phelan
  • Great Jobs for Music Majors – Jan Goldberg

More coming soon!

Updated: June 2017


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