Re: Flute Question
Posted by Anatomy on 10/12/2017, 10:03 am, in reply to "Flute Question"
It comes down to anatomy - every mouth is different. |
Some people have the "tear drop" lip, so the center of their top lip comes down to a small point. This would prevent that person from creating a good aperture in the center of their mouth.
Uneven teeth can also have an effect.
: I've been paying attention to some
: professional flute players, and have been
: noticing something that I have always taught
: against. I keep seeing flutists playing with
: the aperture off-center (always to the left)
: on their lips. I have always taught to keep
: it in the middle, but is there a new school
: of thought on this I'm not really aware of,
: or are there just that many playing