Tag Archives: Clarinet Fingerings

Little Mistakes Make Big Problems Happen: Bridge Key Alignment!

Little Mistakes Make Big Problems Happen: Bridge Key Alignment! by Dr. Michael Dean “ClarinetMike” Recently, I had an excellent student announce that her clarinet wasn’t working properly. After I did an inspection, I noticed that she had not lined up the bridge keys … Continue reading

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The Best Clarinet Fingerings for F# and Eb

The Best Clarinet Fingerings for F# and Eb by Dr. Michael Dean “ClarinetMike” Below I discuss two common fingerings that should be taught to beginning (and all) clarinetists. First space F#/Gb.  Beginners are often taught to play this note in a chromatic … Continue reading

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

ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Teacher Tips: Fingerings for F# and Eb Fingerings for F# and Eb. Below I discuss two common fingerings that should be taught to beginning (and all) clarinetists. First space F#/Gb.  Beginners are often taught to play this note in a chromatic … 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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ClarinetMike’s 101 Clarinet Tips: #2 Fingerings for F# and Eb

Fingerings for F# & Eb. I want to focus on two common fingerings that are taught to beginning clarinetists and make some suggestions. First space F#/Gb.  Beginners are often taught to play this note in a chromatic scale with thumb and … Continue reading

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