Passionate Player Spotlight: Nathan Painter

Passionate Player Spotlight: Nathan Painter

In our new Passionate Player Spotlight series we highlight some of the unique and exciting personalities who make up #TeamBurkart. Today we're shining the spotlight on Nathan Painter, an anesthesiologist from Seattle, Washington who uses music as a way to relieve...

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Flutemakers’ Favorites: Headjoint Materials

Flutemakers’ Favorites: Headjoint Materials

Having considered some of the qualities associated with various flute headjoint materials, it is time to do a deeper investigation into the qualities associated with different combinations of metals. With so many combinations available, you may wonder “What are my...

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Choosing the Right Headjoint Material for You

Choosing the Right Headjoint Material for You

In our last blog, we learned how the shapes and characteristics of the embouchure impact color, response, and nuance in the sound of a flute headjoint. We also discussed the characteristics of a headjoint that may be most important for a student flutist and a...

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Choosing the Right Flute Headjoint for You

Choosing the Right Flute Headjoint for You

There are many things to consider when searching for the right flute headjoint. If you are a student, think about the flutist you are today and the flutist you want to become. You will need a balanced, well-rounded headjoint so that as you progress, you can explore...

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