POP-START provides the beginner flautist with music to enjoy from their very first lesson. The fun of playing along with these high quality tracks is irresistible, and the carefully devised progression of notes and skills gradually builds up confidence and aids motivation. These accessible music styles provide familiar idioms in which to introduce the skills of flute playing and an understanding of notation and rhythm. This lively album of music is appropriate for players up to Grade 2 standard.
Hilary Taggart studied the flute with Trevor Wye, Geoffrey Gilbert and Marcel Moyse. Her career has included work in many symphony orchestras, ballet, opera and West End shows in London. She has written flute music for all standards, ranging from beginner to advanced and is also an experienced teacher, who has enjoyed coaching flautists of all ages and abilities.
Rob Taggart. Since graduating from the Royal Academy of Music in 2002, Rob has performed with Katie Melua, Bootyluv, The Foundations, Gareth Gates, Tony Hadley, Rick Astley, David Jordan, Chris Norman and Just Jack. He was also a member of the house band for three series of the Charlotte Church Show on Channel 4 and has played keyboards in several West End shows. Rob has composed and arranged music for TV advertising campaigns for Hewlett- Packard, Subaru, Ford Focus, Hellmans. Save The Children, Oasis, British Gas and PC World.