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GREAT POSTURE RULES: Don’t Lean Over Too Much!

Over the years, I’ve noticed that many students (and pros!) lean over too much when playing the clarinet (or saxophone!). Of course, it is very true that each person has their own unique way of relating to the clarinet based … Continue reading

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BECOME A MONSTER CLARINETIST! Check Out ClarinetMike’s Clarinet Practice Routine in Vandoren’s The WAVE

Become a monster clarinetist by practicing like a monster clarinetist: Lots and lots of organized practice that addresses basics, scales, arpeggios, sight-reading, etudes, solos, excerpts, etc. with tons of SLOW CAREFUL PRACTICE! Vandoren has reprinted my Clarinet Practice Routine in a compendium … Continue reading

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Skype Clarinet Lessons with ClarinetMike!

Skype. I am currently accepting new students in my studio for live lessons over Skype. In addition to clarinet students, I am also currently accepting a limited number of saxophone students. Let me help you strive for genuine excellence as you prepare for … Continue reading

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Clarinet Colloquium 2015: 50% Off Registration – Deadline is May 31!

As previously mentioned, downtown Dallas, Texas is going to be the location of a world-class clarinet conference on June 11-13, 2015! I received an email from the Colloquium the other day reminding everyone to take advantage of the Registration Inaugural Special:  only $100 if registered … Continue reading

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Clarinet Colloquium 2015 Poster

As previously mentioned HERE, downtown Dallas, Texas is going to be the location of a world-class clarinet conference in June 2015! (It will be especially cool for ME, since it is 30 minutes from my house!!). Above is a cool poster, fyi. Also, … Continue reading

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ClarinetMike Presentation at Clarinet Colloquium 2015!

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be giving a presentation at this upcoming summer’s Clarinet Colloquium 2015 in Dallas, Texas June 11-13, 2015.  The presentation is entitled: “PREPARE! How to Successfully Apply and Audition for College Music Programs.” The below … Continue reading

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