Talking Flutes!

The #1 Flute Podcast Channel ‘Talking Flutes‘ where the recipe and ingredients are very simple. Take a leading flute player, author, golfer and Professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London (Clare Southworth) and mix with flute player, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Public Speaker and Managing Director of the world famous TJ flute brand (Jean-Paul Wright). Then speak with some of the world‘s leading flute players including Sir James Galway, Jasmine Choi, Denis Bouriakov, Paul Edmund-Davies, Gareth Davies (too many more beautiful flute playing guests to mention in a single paragraph), and gently mix these together with some Grammy and Emmy winning musicians. Top with mental health awareness advice from Dr Joe Stammeijer and finish with some stunning music, laughs and plenty of fun.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 6m. Bisher sind 448 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 5 hours 36 minutes


episode 245: 181. Nature is constantly talking to us and our music can interpret this! - Dr Domenico Vicinanza

Do scientists at CERN get drunk and let their hair down? This week on 'Talking Flutes Extra' Jean-Paul is speaking to Scientist, physicist, composer, flute player and Cambridge based lecturer Dr Domenico Vicinanza. In a data driven world, Dr Vincinanza u...



episode 241: 180. ”I was so scared I had a little wee!” - Your questions answered Part 1

"You were the 'Spice Girls' of the flute world back then!" In Episode 180, Clare and Jean-Paul answer some of the many questions that you've been sending in over the summer.  Such as "What is the best venue you've played in and why?" and tips on how to c...



episode 239: 179. How feeling a connection with a composer can open up your interpretation - Clare Southworth

Beautiful flute recordings of 'In Ireland' by Hamilton Harty, Donizetti Sonata in C and Daniel Wood's Valse Caprice. This week, Clare looks at three of her own wonderful recordings which she feels a real connection to.  'Talking Flutes' and 'Talking Flut...



178. "Metronomes and tuning forks should be banished to outer space!" and much much more!

"We need to reframe what a mistake actually is!" In this 4th week of 5 where we are looking back through our podcast archive, three pods were very popular with download stats.  We start with the Paul Edmund Davies a very special musician, soloist, author...



177 - It's the exploration which makes playing music so powerful!! - Clare Southworth

Understand the composers narrative and your performance will come alive! In this 'look-back' podcast, Clare takes a look at the beautiful 'Sonate en Concert' by the prolific composer Jean-Michel Damase and two movements, the 'Rondeau' and the 'Aria' from...


 2021-08-23  26m

176. Every performance is like building a sandcastle - Melissa Keeling

When you break open your old mindset, you'll find anything is possible. Part 2 of the 5 week 'Summer' looking back though our podcast archives.  This week we are back to a podcast #106 recorded in March 2020 where Jean-Paul talks to NY based electric flu...


 2021-08-16  54m

175. 'Burnout' and coping with all the demands and pressure! - Dr Roelof Joe Stammeijer

'Burn-out'.  The signs to look for in yourself and others, and what you can do as musicians to alleviate the effects of the downward slope. This week, and for the next 5, instead of taking the usual summer break, we are looking back over some of our favo...


 2021-08-09  42m

174. The importance of taking a summer break! - Clare Southworth & Jean-Paul Wright

"Why you and your actions define you and your flute playing" In the final part of your questions answered pt 4, Clare and Jean-Paul speak about breathing for relaxation and motivation, why taking a summer break is good for your flute playing and creating...


 2021-08-02  22m

173. What do you call somebody who plays the flute? - Clare Southworth & Jean-Paul Wright

"Flutist, Flautist, Flute player?" The name really does matter to some! This week on "Your flute questions answered part 3" Clare and Jean-Paul look at Clare's favourite recording of her playing 'Valse Caprice" by Daniel S. Wood and look at the pros and ...


 2021-07-26  22m

172. Growing your Instagram account and more! - Clare Southworth and Jean-Paul Wright

"My parents want me to study an academic subject and I want to study music performance, what can I do?" This week on 'Talking Flutes', Clare and Jean-Paul answer more questions which you have been sending in. From growing your Instagram account to should...


 2021-07-19  24m