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ClarinetMike’s Basic Tonguing Exercise [aka BTE or “Betty”]

One of the most important (and tricky) aspects of playing the clarinet is tonguing. Below is an articulation exercise that I’ve found very helpful in my students and my own playing. ClarinetMike’s Basic Tonguing Exercise [aka BTE  or “Betty”] by … Continue reading

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Clarinet Reed and Ligature Placement: Improve Clarinet Tone and Articulation in a Flash!

Clarinet Reed and Ligature Placement: Improve Clarinet Tone and Articulation in a Flash! by Dr. Michael Dean “ClarinetMike” Clarinet (and saxophone) sound is all about reed vibration. The more and better the reed vibrates, the better the sound. (In fact, the … Continue reading

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5 MORE Steps to Beautiful Clarinet Tone: The “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 also think these tips will generally work well with pretty much … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Teacher Tips: 5 Embouchure Tips “The E-Tips for E-Lips”

I recently posted my Single Lip-Double Lip (aka 5-C) clarinet embouchure on this blog (CLICK HERE). Below are 5 related embouchure tips that I strongly suggest using with it. In addition to working GREAT with the Single Lip-Double Lip embouchure, I also think … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s Embouchure Tips Published in Vandoren’s Wave E-Newsletter

I just had my article on embouchure tips from my clarinetmike.com webpage published in the new edition of Vandoren’s Wave e-newsletter – CLICK HERE or below. http://vandorenblog.com/clarinet-embouchure-tips-by-dr-michael-dean/ Click HERE to view the original article on my clarinetmike.com webpage – click on “E-Tips for E-Lips.” ClarinetMike … Continue reading

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