Category: Aunty Muriel’s Oboe

My new toy: a piccolo shelf!

My latest acquisition is a piccolo shelf and it is brilliant. I pinched the idea from some musical friends, to whom I offer my most sincere thanks. A piccolo shelf is a small shelf which is attachable to your music stand, and flautists use it for their piccolos (hence the name). Now, it has dawned…

When Practice Definitely Does Not Make Perfect: The Art and Science of Vibrato

GUEST BLOGGER – Colin Rea Colin studied music at Dartington College of Arts and has taught singing and composition for over 15 years. He has sung around the UK as well as in France and New York (Carnegie Hall). His solo work includes performing alongside Jacqui Dankworth. He has led choirs for various professional productions…