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 What's some good freelance work for flute?
Author: DrewSorensenMusic 
Date:   2012-01-08 19:20

I'm on a path to become a woodwind doubler, hopefully at the most professional level. Until that time comes, what's some good freelance work for a flutist to survive on? Not to sound egotistical, but just to affim the possiblilty, I'm proficient on the instrument and have professional equipment.

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 Re: What's some good freelance work for flute?
Author: Jaysne 
Date:   2012-01-10 15:18

Do as many musicals as possible. Get your name into the community theatre arena. For some you'll get paid a pittance, some you'll make some money. But the main thing you want to do is to get the real-life experience of doubling, and going from flute to another horn and then back again.

If you want to become a doubler, double and double often.

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 Re: What's some good freelance work for flute?
Author: greenslater 
Date:   2013-03-10 03:30

Hi Drew
How about finding a guitarist, or even a harpist, and doing some wedding gigs. Record some demos or set up a website.

Had a look at your YouTube clips, well done and good luck

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 Re: What's some good freelance work for flute?
Author: DrewSorensenMusic 
Date:   2013-03-11 17:54

Thanks for the praise Brad. I just joined a Wedding/Cover Band, so I will bring it up to play flute and piano for the Ceremonies.

Drew S.

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