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I feel very comfortable answering questions regarding classical music. This includes performance of music on woodwind instruments, theory, history, etc. I am happy to answer questions about careers in music and collegiate study. I am also able to answer simple questions in the field of Audio Engineering.

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I have played the flute for 25 years. I am very active in professional music organizations, and I have had several students go on to successful careers.


I am currently a member of the Conductor's Guild, the National Flute Association, the American String Teachers Association, West Virginia Music Educators Association, and Ohio Music Educators Association.


I hold a bachelor of music education degree from The Ohio State University along with a business minor. I have a Master of Music degree from the same institution. I am currently a professor at a college in Florida.

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Recent Answers from Nathan Muehl

2017-01-08 alto flute:

Gon,    Congrats on the purchase of your Alto flute!  I would say what you are experiencing is not uncommon.  Upper octaves of the alto and bass flute often sound more hollow than the lower ones.  Special

2016-06-14 Trill keys:

HI,    Thanks for your question.  Most flute teachers would say use finger 3 for the left trill and finger 4 for the right trill.  You don't have to use the very tip of the finger to hit the trill key

2015-10-29 Becoming A Flutist?:

Hi Gabriella,    Lots of good questions!  Unfortunately, there is not one clear-cut answer to "how do I make a living as a flutist."  As you think through all of your options, I recommend you decide which

2015-08-29 bass flute:

Hi Joel,    Thanks for the email.  I find bass flute can take some getting used to, but if you have a decent instrument, it is very attainable.      In regards to amount of air you have to blow to make

2014-08-12 Gemeinhardt 3SH and Brio B10 SHB flutes.:

Hi Alberto,    Thanks for your question.  Both instruments look very comparable.  I haven't played these models of flutes recently, so I wouldn't want to tell you one is better than the other.   If you


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