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Body Mapping for Flutists: What Every Flute Teacher Needs to Know About the Body

Subtitle:   The Practical Application of Body Mapping & the Alexander Technique to Making Music
Author:   Pearson, Lea
Publisher:   Lea Pearson (before from Andover Press)
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Price:   19,90 Euro  = 27,29 USD = 14,13 GBP
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This book discusses Body Mapping for flutists. Specifically balance in standing and sitting, how to use arms to prevent injury, free and supported breathing, anatomical information on how the body works, training the kinesthetic sense, the importance of movement for musicians, and practical exercises for students and teachers.

Lea Pearson, flutist, holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in flute performance from The Ohio State University. She was a 1998 Fulbright Scholar at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki where she studied flute performance from an Alexander Technique perspective with Liisa Ruoho.
With B.A. and M.A. degrees from Hampshire College and Stanford University, she has taught flute at Hillsdale, Heidelberg, and Centre Colleges and The Ohio State University, and has performed as a member of the South Bend Symphony and the Toledo Orchestra.
Dr. Pearson specializes in performing music by women composers, in integrating the arts with education, and in teaching injury prevention and performance enhancement for musicians. She has studied with Barbara Conable for many years and is a certified Andover Educator.
Readers Comments  
"A very well done and extremely useful book. I am very pleased to have Lea's great book included in my ever growing arsenal of useful teaching tools.
Lea has done a fabulous job of addressing both human physiology and mental approaches to Body Mapping with the intent of helping individual flute players discover the most relaxed and tension-free interaction between player and instrument."
--Larry Krantz Please send your comments, thank you!
Weight: 390 gr
Edition: self-published
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