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I’m Chris Potter—a Boulder, CO flute teacher, international performer, and low-flutes expert. Here, you’ll find information about flute lessons (c flute, alto flute, bass flute, and piccolo) in my Boulder Flute Studio or via Skype. You’ll also find alto flute and bass flute music, resources, and events. Welcome!

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Skype Lessons

With the help of technology, you can take flute lessons with Chris Potter no matter where you live. For students 18 and older using a good Internet connection and Skype (a free online video calling service), you can take flute lessons from a leading flute instructor from where ever you live.

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Alto & Bass Flute Retreat

Since 2004, Chris Potter’s Alto & Bass Flute Retreat has drawn flutists from all over the US. The 2017 Retreats in Boulder, CO and Asheville, NC will include trios, quartets, quintets and larger ensembles, coaching sessions, workshops on Intonation (Boulder), Vibrato (Asheville), Tone Development, and a public performance.

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Bass Flute Method

Good News for everyone who loved the Alto Flute Method. Chris is currently working on a Bass Flute Method, expected to be published this November. Topics include:

  • Improving Breath Control
  • Tone Development
  • Alternate Fingerings
  • Improving Articulation
  • Etudes for Tone and Technique
  • How to set up the Curve

Sponsor the Book

Thanks for considering becoming a sponsor of my Bass Method! Contributor’s names will be listed at the beginning of the book and will be the first people to receive a signed copy around November 9th if all goes as scheduled. You must donate by October 29th if you wish to be included in the book as a contributor. The book will sell for $24.95 in stores. Here are the levels at which one can contribute.

  • Level 1 $50 - Bass Method plus CD Flute Menagerie featuring alto and bass
  • Level 2 $75 - the above items plus Ravel Vocalise en forme de Habanera for bass flute and piano
  • Level 3 $100 - all the above items plus Alto and Bass Flute Solos Bk. 1
  • Level 4 $125 - all the above plus an Irish Tune - Dogs Among the Bushes (2afl, bel)
  • Level 5 $150 - all the above plus Four Bach Fugues for two flutes ((2bfl) (alfl,bfl) ( cfl,bfl), (cfl,alfl) (2alfl))
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