The recorder lessons on this site help those without the means or time to find a teacher. However nothing replaces a skilled live instructor. In the classic 18th century book "On Playing the Flute" by Quantz, the advice was
"Someone who has the talent and indication for music must make every effort to secure a good master"
Finding a good master, or teacher, was challenging in the 18th century. Now it is much easier. Follow the links below to locate teachers in your region.