Inspirational Quotes by James Galway

I do not consider my self as having mastered the flute, but I get a real kick out of trying.

James Galway

Never just run through a study because you happen to be familiar with it, but use it to see what you can get from it on this new day which has been granted you.

James Galway

You cannot prepare enough for anything.

James Galway

Being unprepared heightens nerves.

James Galway

I have to report to those of you who think diamonds make a difference that I cannot tell what it is. Seriously, as you all know, they make no difference at all. They just make the flute look a little more special.

James Galway

I think it is most important for a teacher to play the pieces and studies that are being played by the student.

James Galway

It is normal to be nervous.

James Galway

I have never received a flute from them for free and I would not accept such a gift from any manufacturer.

James Galway

You can sightread better if you know your scales and arpeggios.

James Galway

Control of vibrato helps your musical expression.

James Galway

I do not see scales as abstract.

James Galway

Scales played in the correct musical way are very exciting and rewarding.

James Galway

Yes indeed I have gained a lot out of playing scales and etudes.

James Galway

Running through things because you are familiar with them, breeds routine and this is the seed of boredom.

James Galway

The mind of the performer is a very strange thing.

James Galway

Everyone who plays the flute should learn singing.

James Galway