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The 10 worst things about playing the flute

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra rebukes flautist’s remarks on coronavirus vaccines and US election fraud

US orchestra fires flautist who shared coronavirus conspiracy theories on social media

Man creates actual playable flute made entirely of chocolate

Man creates actual playable flute made entirely of chocolate

Rugged ironworker performs sublime Lord of the Rings music on the flute

Ironworker plays spellbinding ‘Lord of the Rings’ melody on an enormous flute

Nearly a decade ago, her £10k flute vanished in a cab. Now, it has finally been returned.

Her flute vanished the night before a big audition. Nine years later, it is miraculously found.

Baritone sax and overtone flute improvise duet in giant cooling tower

Unearthly acoustics as saxophone and overtone flute improvise duet in giant cooling tower

Listen to the eerie sound of this bicycle wheel turned into a giant rotating pan flute

Listen to the eerie sound of this bicycle wheel turned into a giant rotating pan flute

Flautists should sit three metres away from other orchestra players, COVID study says

Flautists should sit three metres away from other orchestra players, COVID study says

Dulcet dog turns his squeaker toy into a very harmonious ‘nose flute’

Dulcet dog turns his squeaker toy into a very harmonious ‘nose flute’

Dr Jake Kohut teaches flute between National Guard shifts

A Capitol soldier didn’t want to abandon his flute pupils, so he taught on Zoom between shifts

Most relaxing pieces of flute music ever written

The 10 most relaxing pieces of flute music ever written

Andrea Bocelli accompanies himself on the flute in this stunning performance of ‘Dolce è Sentire’

Andrea Bocelli accompanies himself on the flute in this stunning performance of ‘Dolce è Sentire’

Musician plays flute and piano at the same time when accompanist doesn’t show up

‘Her accompanist didn’t show up so she played the flute and piano parts’

“No one can really do this!” Lizzo teaches David Letterman the flute.

Lizzo taught David Letterman the flute, and now I want Lizzo as my music teacher

Maria Kolesnikova

Belarus opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova is a flautist with a double major in music

The Neanderthal Flute is carved from the bone of a Cave Bear

Here’s the world’s oldest instrument – the 50,000 year old Neanderthal Flute