Monthly Archives: October 2015

ClarinetMike’s Texas All-State Clarinet Clinic: Etude No. 3, 2015-16 Soprano Clarinet

Below are my complete notes on Etude No. 3, the “Straight Ahead” etude, from this year’s Texas All-State Soprano Clarinet Etudes. Check out my previous posts on the all-state etudes: Etude No. 1, Etude No. 2, and Overview and Style. ClarinetMike’s Texas All-State Clarinet … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Texas All-State Clarinet Clinic: Etude No. 2, 2015-16 Soprano Clarinet

Below are my complete notes on Etude No. 2, “The Slow Opera Etude,” from this year’s Texas All-State Soprano Clarinet Etudes. Check out my previous posts on the all-state etudes: Etude No. 1 and Overview and Style. ClarinetMike’s Texas All-State Clarinet Clinic: Etude … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Texas All-State Clarinet Clinic: Etude No. 1, 2015-16 Soprano Clarinet

  Below are my complete notes on Etude No. 1, “The 6/8 One,” from this year’s Texas All-State Soprano Clarinet Etudes. See my previous post on the all-state etudes: Overview and Style. ClarinetMike’s Texas All-State Clarinet Clinic: Etude No. 1, 2015-16 Soprano Clarinet … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Teacher Tips: Fingerings for F# and Eb

(Below is a slightly revised version of a previous post.) ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Teacher Tips: Fingerings for F# and Eb Fingerings for F# and Eb. I want to discuss two common fingerings that are (or should be!) taught to beginning clarinetists. First … Continue reading

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