Episode 10

Flute 360 | Episode 10: “An Interview with Dr. Sam Hood” (1:16:12)


Today, Heidi talks with Dr. Sam Hood about his thesis research, “The Flutist’s MAPP (Movement Applications for Practice and Performance): A Dalcrozian Approach to Flute Pedagogy.” Sam talks about Dalcroze’s method and how it led him to his thesis topic. In addition, he discusses three exercises (tap the balloon, arm flute walking music, and “hoopbrato”) that flutists can incorporate within their own practice session!

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Sam Hood’s Videos:

Video 1 – Time, Space, & Energy

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Video 2 – Tap the Balloon

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Video 3 – Arm Flute Walking Music

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Video 4 – “Hoopbrato”

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Episode 10
Episode 10