One Liners from the 2013 NFA Convention

Sometimes all you need are a few insightful words of wisdom.
The following is a list of one liners from various presentations held last weekend at the National Flute Association Convention in New Orleans, LA.  I hope they provide you with as much inspiration as they have me.

“Small changes during practice make a huge difference in performance.” – Christine Gustafson from How to Practice Lecture

“Your dream is not too big and it is not too late” – Debra Youngblood from Making Dreams Reality Lecture.

“Good technique is organized laziness.” – Bart Kuijken from Baroque Flute Masterclass

“Don’t stop your sentence before it is over.” – Bart Kuijken from Baroque Flute Masterclass

“There is life after the trill.”   – Bart Kuijken from Baroque Flute Masterclass

“Dissonance is the notes of the future.”  – Bart Kuijken from Baroque Flute Masterclass

“One of the problems of practicing is keeping it interesting.” – Karl Kraber from The Music of Marcel Moyse Workshop

“Flute music is music.” – John Bailey from Teaching and Performing the Widor Suite, Op. 34 Lecture Recital

“The fun of the flute should not distract from the logic of the piece.” – John Bailey from Teaching and Performing the Widor Suite, Op. 34 Lecture Recital

“Remember, you are telling a story to the audience.” – Ransom Wilson from Ransom Wilson Masterclass.

“People like to see risks.” – Ransom Wilson from Ransom Wilson Masterclass

Do you have more one liners from the NFA Convention?  Please add them to the comments below.

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