Monthly Archives: May 2013

ClarinetMike’s 101 Clarinet Tips: #10 Summertime is Practice Time!

“Summertime and the livin’ is easy.” That means it is time to practice! Generally, summer is when we actually have extra time to get some things accomplished. I suggest that one of the things to accomplish (in addition to taking … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Application Deadline Extended on NACWPI 2013 Conference at VCU

Just received the below email from NACWPI President Patrick G. Smith on this fall’s 2013 NACWPI Conference. ************ Good afternoon! I hope this email finds you well as you enjoy what I hope will be a relaxing summer after a busy … Continue reading

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ClarinetFest® 2014: Proposals to Present Due September 30, 2013

Hey! Just received this email from the ICA (International Clarinet Association), fyi: ClarinetFest® 2014 Baton Rouge Louisiana USA  July 30-August 3, 2014 Call for Proposals to Present ClarinetFest® 2014 will takes place on the Louisiana State University campus in Baton … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s 101 Clarinet Tips: #9 Maximize Your Maxims in Teaching!

Using short, memorable comments during clarinet instruction is an effective way of quickly and concisely communicating an idea or concept. One of my heroes, John Wooden, was famous for his “Maxims.” It is important that teachers consider and evaluate their … Continue reading

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