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ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Teacher Tips: Improve Your Sound – PROJECT!

The below will help a student (or pro!) sound better on any performance, including a music jury or an ALL-STATE AUDITION.  ClarinetMike says, “Project Your Sound!” Clarinet Sound Projection by Dr. Michael Dean “Andy! Pretend I’m on the back row … Continue reading

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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 Texas All-State Clarinet Clinic: 2015-16 Soprano Clarinet Overview and Style

ClarinetMike’s Texas All-State Clarinet Clinic: 2015-16 Soprano Clarinet Overview and Style Etude Book: David Hite editor, Artistic Studies, Book 1 – From the French School,  Published by Southern Music (For official TMEA listing, click HERE.) Note: Cyrille Rose (1830-1902) was a very … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Texas All-State Clarinet Clinic: How To Practice

How To Practice: Prepare the All-State Music inside an organized practice routine that addresses basics and scales. Below is a Practice Routine that I use with my students and in my own practicing. A printable version in PDF is available HERE. … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Texas All-State Preparation Tips: Soprano Clarinet Etudes 2014-15

  Below are my template notes on the three all-state etudes based on my previously published Preparation Guide and Template. Texas All-State Soprano Clarinet Clinic: 2014-15 Etude Prep Template Notes Dr. Michael Dean “Building Great Clarinetists” Clarinet Performing, Teaching and … Continue reading

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