Buy "Mastering the Flute with William Bennett" by Roderick Seed (Indiana University Press, 2018)

Other sheet music downloads available below


"Mastering the Flute with William Bennett is an extremely valuable resource for flute players, covering a wide range of technical and musical issues and revealing the ideas developed over Bennett's decades-long career." 

Clarissa Payne - Music Teacher Magazine

For the first time the exercises and teaching methods of world-renowned flutist William Bennett are featured in one workbook. After more than a decade of study with Bennett and many of his students, Roderick Seed has documented the tools that have made Bennett known for his ability to give the flute the depth, dignity, and grandeur of the voice or the stringed instrument. Topics range from how to overcome basic technical difficulties, such as pitch control, to the tools for phrasing, prosody, tone, and intonation needed for playing with different dynamics and ranges of expression. Advanced musicians will find useful exercises and techniques in this book that will deepen their knowledge and enjoyment of making music and help them in their quest to master the flute.


I have written some melodic vocalise etudes to accompany and reinforce some of the technical aspects of the book that are all downloadable as PDF files.  Just 50p each!

Click the links to find out more about each vocalise and for a preview of the score.