Monthly Archives: January 2017

BECOME A MONSTER CLARINETIST! Check Out ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Practice Routine in Vandoren’s The WAVE

Become a monster clarinetist by practicing like a monster clarinetist: Lots and lots of organized practice that addresses basics, scales, arpeggios, sight-reading, etudes, solos, excerpts, etc. with tons of SLOW CAREFUL PRACTICE! Vandoren has reprinted my Clarinet Practice Routine in a compendium … Continue reading

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Skype Clarinet Lessons with ClarinetMike!

Skype. I am currently accepting new students in my studio for live lessons over Skype. In addition to clarinet students, I am also currently accepting a limited number of saxophone students. Let me help you strive for genuine excellence as you prepare for … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Graduate School Rules

Hey! Below are some tips for success in graduate school from an article I published in the NACWPI Journal a few years ago. Many of these tips will also be helpful to new faculty. ClarinetMike says, “Follow the Rules.” Graduate School … Continue reading

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Study with ClarinetMike in Italy! Orfeo Music Festival 2017 Application Information and MORE!

Study with ClarinetMike in Italy! As previously posted, I’ve accepted an appointment to return as Clarinet Artist Faculty in Residence at the international Orfeo Music Festival in the beautiful Italian Alps of Vipiteno, Italy (Sterzing) this coming summer, July 6-20, 2017. … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike Blog 2016 Annual Report

ClarinetMike Blog 2016 Annual Report. Summary of 2016: One of the top clarinet blogs on the Internet: A quick search on Google today listed it 3rd behind only Richard Stoltzman’s blog and THE Clarinet Blog. 61 new posts 51,953 views (24,000+ … Continue reading

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