The flute plays the highest notes in the woodwind family and is the only one played by blowing across a hole. About 10% of the beginning band will be selected to play flute.

Personality traits

  • conscientious
  • consistent
  • detail-oriented

Physical characteristics

  • agile fingers
  • flat or slight frown (shape to the upper lip)

Flutes must be rented or purchased from a music company along with the required accessories.

Examples of Great Flute Playing

James Galway

Catherine Church and the World Wind Quintet

Student Playing Katy Perry’s Roar