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“E-Tips for E-Lips” Clarinet Embouchure Tips!

I recently posted my 5-C Clarinet Embouchure click here. Below are 5 embouchure tips I strongly suggest using with the 5-C Embouchure. In addition to working GREAT with 5-C, I think these tips will generally work well with pretty much … Continue reading

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FIVE! ClarinetMike Blog Celebrates FIVE Years! Enter Contest to Win one of FIVE Free Clarinet CD’s by March 25, 2016!

FIVE years ago today on March 16, 2011 I made my first ClarinetMike Blog post: ******** Welcome to ClarinetMike Blog! Posted on March 16, 2011 by ClarinetMike Hello World! My name is Michael Dean (aka ClarinetMike) and this is my new blog. … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Teacher Tips: The Basic Tonguing Exercise aka “Betty”

One of the most important (and difficult) aspects of playing the clarinet is tonguing. Below is a slightly revised version of a previous post that has an articulation exercise I’ve found helpful in my students and my own playing. When working … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike Blog 2015 Annual Report

ClarinetMike Blog 2015 Annual Report prepared by the nice folks at WordPress.com. Summary of 2015: 42 new posts 31,000+ views (14,000+ outside the USA) Viewed in 118 countries on 6 continents with top viewership from USA, Brazil, Turkey, United Kingdom, Canada, Spain, … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike Blog 2014 Annual Report

ClarinetMike says, “HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thanks so much for reading my blog in 2014! I’ll see you in 2015!” ClarinetMike Blog 2014 Annual Report prepared by the nice folks at WordPress.com. Summary of 2014: 40 new posts about 21,000 views (8,000 outside the … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike Blog Third Anniversary! Enter Contest to Win a FREE Clarinet CD by Tax Day, April 15!

  To celebrate the third anniversary of this clarinet blog (and for PR purposes!), I’ve decided to have another contest like last year. I will be giving away FREE clarinet CD’s to a couple of very lucky randomly chosen winners. Enter by, … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike Blog 2013 Annual Report

ClarinetMike says, “HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thanks for reading my blog in 2013!  See you 2014!!” ClarinetMike Blog 2013 Annual Report prepared by the nice folks at WordPress.com. Summary of 2013: 59 new posts about 23,000 views viewed in 113 countries on 6 … Continue reading

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