Sir James Galway shares advice on with Yahoo group Galway-Flute-Chat on building a career.
Dear Friends from the Italian class in the villa Medici Guilini,
I wish to write to you about repertoire and how to start a career.
In all the classes I teach I have students playing the big concerti and pieces written primarily for flute and large orchestras. While I am very happy to teach these familiar bread and butter pieces for me, I wonder where the student playing the concerto is going with it. Where is a student going to play the Ibert, Chant de Lions, Nielsen concerti when they leave the college where they are studying? ..........