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Flute 360

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Guiding flutists holistically to discover their unique voice on and off the stage!


Episode 63: The Competition Process: Record

Flute 360 | Episode 63: “The Competition Process: Record” (11:07)

In today’s episode, Heidi talks about the recording process for your next competition. You have invested your time, energy, and money, so far, throughout this journey. Are you able to invest some more money into hiring an audio engineer? Or invest in an inexpensive microphone to record at home? Heidi offers some suggestions for either scenario. Consider your timeframe and plan accordingly so you are relaxed and stress-free as you record your competition repertoire. Enjoy the process and give your best in all that you do!

Episode 63 – Main Points:

  • 0:25Gold Sponsor: J&K Productions
  • 1:18 – Welcome to E63!
  • 1:32Please Subscribe, Rate & Review!
  • 1:54 – Today’s Topic: Record
  • 2:05 – Series 12 Overview: Organization (E61), Preparation (E62), Record (E63) & The Submission (E64)
  • 2:33 – You have two options: hire a professional or record yourself.
  • 2:47 – Suggestions for hiring a professional recording engineer.
  • 3:04 – Go to your local church, school, or a company for recording needs.
  • 3:24 – Tell them that you are a flutist.
  • 3:34 – Recording is an art!
  • 4:02 – Investments: money, time, and energy.
  • 4:42 – Consultation with the recording engineer.
  • 5:03 – Suggestions for recording yourself.
  • 5:09Flute 360’s Episode 19
  • 5:39 – Microphone: Zoom Microphone at $100.00!
  • 6:00 – Decide if you are going to hire an engineer or record yourself.
  • 6:18 – Consider your timeline and competition deadline.
  • 6:35 – Plan accordingly! Be strategic!
  • 6:38Flute 360’s Episode 61 – The Competition Process: Organization
  • 6:56 – Example: Record on a Monday, listen to the recording, give yourself constructive feedback, and rerecord on a Thursday. Which recordings are your best takes?
  • 8:44 – Give yourself ample time!
  • 9:09 – Need help or guidance? Contact me!
  • 9:19 – Need help from a recording engineer? Contact Eric Jay Begay!
  • 9:49Bronze Sponsor:J&K Productions 

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