Tag Archives: Saxophone

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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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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Skype Clarinet Lessons with ClarinetMike Now Available!

Skype. I am currently accepting new students in my clarinet studio for live video lessons over Skype. I will also accept a limited number of saxophone students, especially doublers. Let me help you strive for genuine excellence as a clarinetist and prepare you for … Continue reading

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Duo 35 Concert! ClarinetMike and Saxophonist Todd Oxford Perform Sunday, August 14, 2016 in Austin, Texas

Saxophonist Todd Oxford and I will be playing our third concert of the summer in Austin, Texas on Sunday, August 14, 2016, 5 p.m., at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection – see program below. We performed in Arlington, Texas in June … Continue reading

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Program Notes for Duo 35 Recital on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm in Arlington, Texas!

As previously posted (HERE) Saxophonist Todd Oxford and I will be playing our first concert of the summer on Friday, June 10, 2016 at the International Baptist Church of Arlington at 7:30 pm. Joining us on this recital will be … Continue reading

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