Tag Archives: Embouchure

The ABC Exercise! This EASY Clarinet Tone Improvement Trick Will Blow Your Mind!

The idea below of having students recite the alphabet, “ABC’s,” to help embouchure and voicing comes from my research into the amazing pedagogy of master single reed teacher, Joe Allard (see NOTE below). I’ve experimented with The ABC Exercise (or ABC) … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s 5 Powerful Little Secrets!

Below are 5 valuable small items that I always carry in my clarinet case. ClarinetMike says, “Remember the words of John Wooden, ‘Little Things Make Big Things Happen.’” ClarinetMike’s 5 Powerful Little Secrets! by Dr. Michael Dean “ClarinetMike” Darker Lead … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s 7 Clarinet Tricks For New Clarinet Teachers!

Are you a new clarinet teacher? Well, ClarinetMike is lookin’ out for ya! Below are some tips that well help you produce excellent clarinet students. Be sure to study the information at the suggested links. ClarinetMike’s 7 Clarinet Tricks For … 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 Clarinet Teacher Tips: ABC Exercise

The idea of having students recite the alphabet, “ABC’s,” to help embouchure/voicing comes from my research into the amazing ideas of master single reed teacher, Joe Allard (see NOTE below). I’ve experimented with this idea on and off for a number … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s “E-Tips for E-Lips”

I recently reposted my 5-C clarinet embouchure (see HERE). Below are some related embouchure tips that work great with the 5-C. I think these tips will generally work well with any clarinet embouchure on any clarinet AND also will be helpful on … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike’s 101 Clarinet Tips: #25 ClarinetMike’s 5-C Embouchure

ClarinetMike says, “I’m excited to share this embouchure. I’ve spent years working on it and think it can help you and your students.” ********** ClarinetMike’s 101 Clarinet Tips: #25 ClarinetMike’s 5-C Embouchure The embouchure below and previously published embouchure tips have been heavily … Continue reading

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