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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 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: Great Embouchure = Great Clarinetists! The Single Lip-Double Lip Embouchure

ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Teacher Tips: Great Embouchure = Great Clarinetists! The Single Lip-Double Lip Embouchure “Single-Lip-Double Lip” is the term I use to describe the embouchure I perform with and teach (also known as “5-C“ Embouchure). The embouchure was developed over a number of years based … 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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“Clarinet Embouchure: E-Tips for E-Lips” Complete Article Now Available Online

The last few weeks I’ve posted each tip of my article, “Clarinet Embouchure:E-Tips for E-Lips,” separately: Introduction and E-Tip #1 E-Tip #2: Edges E-Tip #3: Eee’s E-Tip #4: Ex E-Tip #5: Eat The tips are now available together in one easy-to-print … Continue reading

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