Buzzing and Breathing Your Way to Your Best Flute Tone!

How we achieve our best tone can be effortless with focus on breathing and buzzing. Bring your flute and explore how they can be introduced into your warmup. All the essentials are packed into one accessible 25-minute warm up. Everyone attending will receive a small 3 liter breathing bag.

Presenter Biography

Flutist, Paula Gudmundson is Assistant Professor of Flute. Debut recording titled, La Flauta of Buenos Aires, released in 2014 featured works for flute by Amancio Alcorta. Her edition of Gran Fantasia by Amancio Alcorta received an Honorable Mention from the National Flute Association’s Newly Published Music Competition in 2014. Awarded a Community Partnership Grant for 2013-2014 from the Minnesota State Arts Board to record works by Amancio Alcorta and Alberto Williams. Recipient of a 2011–2012 Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board for research of flute in Latin American art music, traveling to Buenos Aires, Argentina in search of neglected early 20th century music. Gudmundson has been invited to perform in recital at the National Flute Association Conventions, X International Flute Festival of Costa Rica and at the La Côte Flûte Festival in Gland, Switzerland.