2013-11-17 (Clarinet) Back to basics - Fix Your Tone by Fixing Your Embouchure

(Clarinet) Back to basics - Fix Your Tone by Fixing Your Embouchure Sent Sunday, November 17, 2013 View as plaintext

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For clarinetists who want to perform more easily and beautifully
In This Issue                                    November 17, 2013                       
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - Relaxing...Aaahh
  • Free Training - Time to really focus on improving tone through one small embouchure change
  • Michelle Recommends - Robert Marcellus clarinet masterclasses
  • Clarinet Is Easy - Complete how-to lessons for beginners and self-taught intermediate players
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2013-11-03 (Clarinet) Back to basics - High Notes 101

(Clarinet) Back to basics - High Notes 101 Sent Sunday, November 3, 2013 View as plaintext

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In This Issue                                    November 3, 2013                       
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - Happy Halloween!
  • Free Training - The very basics of the high register
  • Michelle Recommends - Choose your level of instruction and find over 3 hours of free videos to help you play more easily
  • Clarinet Is Easy - Complete how-to lessons for beginners and self-taught intermediate players
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2013-10-18 (Clarinet) Fast Challenging Music? How Do You Find The Expression Within It? (Here's one way...)

2013 finger technic Oct 18, 2013

(Clarinet) Fast Challenging Music? How Do You Find The Expression Within It? (Here's one way...) Sent Friday, October 18, 2013 View as plaintext

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In This Issue                                       October 18, 2013                       
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - beautiful fall days, and beautiful Puccini
  • Free Training - 9 minute video to help you approach those fast, technical bits a bit differently...
  • Michelle Recommends - Sibelius - music notation software
  • Clarinet Is Easy - Complete how-to lessons for beginners and self-taught intermediate players
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2013-10-04 (Clarinet) Check your right hand, wrist and elbow to see if you are making this common mista

(Clarinet) Check your right hand, wrist and elbow to see if you are making this common mistake Sent Friday, October 4, 2013 View as plaintext

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For clarinetists who want to perform more easily and beautifully
In This Issue                                       October 4, 2013                       
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - my musical retreat weekend, and looking forward to our Canadian Thanksgiving
  • Free Training - 5 minute video to help you make one important correction in your technic
  • Michelle Recommends - Artie Shaw Jazz Etudes book 2: Fourteen Etudes
  • Clarinet Is Easy - Complete how-to lessons for beginners and self-taught intermediate players
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2013-09-20 (Clarinet) A tool for working on melodies that contain big leaps (large intervals)

(Clarinet) A tool for working on melodies that contain big leaps (large intervals) Sent Friday, September 20, 2013 View as plaintext

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In This Issue                                       September 20, 2013                       
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - Musical Spelling, and, your Skype lesson form perhaps didn't work if you sent one to me and haven't heard back yet...
  • Free Training - A practise tool to help you find expression in melodies that leap around
  • Michelle Recommends - Robert Marcellus recording of Mozart Clarinet Concerto
  • Clarinet Is Easy - Complete how-to lessons for beginners and self-taught intermediate players
  • From The Clarinet Mentors Community -...
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2013-09-14 Would you like one-on-one clarinet lessons with me ?

2013 training Sep 14, 2013

Would you like one-on-one clarinet lessons with me ? Sent Saturday, September 14, 2013

Hello! I have been really enjoying the connections that I am making with clarinetists all over world. I would like the chance to meet you "via computer". I have opened up space to give about 10 private lessons via Skype, or FaceTime, or Google Hangouts, to any of you who would like some feedback on any area of your clarinet playing. You probably already know what aspect of clarinet playing is frustrating you currently. If you can find something to play for me that really illustrates those challenges, I will do my best to offer you some personalized exercises and feedback to help you play more easily. Often if I can see, and hear you play, it is much easier for me to help you figure out ways to do things better. If you have never used online video connections, you would be surprised at how easy it is. If you have reasonably high-speed internet connection (which is important), you can simply...
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2013-09-08 (Clarinet) A tool to improve unreliable high notes

(Clarinet) A tool to improve unreliable high notes Sent Sunday, September 8, 2013 View as plaintext

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In This Issue                                       September 8, 2013                       
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - Welcome to September
  • Free Training - A practise tool to improve unreliable high notes
  • Michelle Recommends - Record yourself!
  • Clarinet Is Easy - Complete how-to lessons for beginners and self-taught intermediate players
  • From The Clarinet Mentors Community - World Clarinet Alliance
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2013-08-22 (Clarinet) Can my Eb clarinet scare away the loud construction workers?

(Clarinet) Can my Eb clarinet scare away the loud construction workers? Sent Thursday, August 22, 2013 View as plaintext

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In This Issue                                       August 22, 2013                       
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - A quick hello
  • Free Training - A Clarinet Mentors Encore - Activate your blowing muscles for better sound
  • Michelle Recommends - Tom Ridenour's interesting alternate fingerings for  high  A,  B &  C
  • Clarinet Is Easy - Complete how-to lessons for beginners and self-taught intermediate players
  • From The Clarinet Mentors Community - Mike Vaccaro's websites for clarinetists
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2013-08-07 [Clarinet] Part 2 - How To Fix The Mistakes That You Are Likely Making...

[Clarinet] Part 2 - How To Fix The Mistakes That You Are Likely Making... Sent Wednesday, August 7, 2013 View as plaintext

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In This Issue                                       August 6, 2013                       
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - Happy Summertime!
  • Free Training - The most common mistakes we all make (part 2), and how to correct them
  • Michelle Recommends - Backun Musical barrels
  • Are You A Clarinet-Nerd? - The answers to last newsletter's CN challenge
  • Clarinet Is Easy - Complete how-to lessons for beginners and self-taught intermediate players
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2013-07-25 [Clarinet] How To Fix The Mistakes That You Are Likely Making...

[Clarinet] How To Fix The Mistakes That You Are Likely Making... Sent Thursday, July 25, 2013 View as plaintext

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In This Issue                                         July 25, 2013                       
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - On holidays...
  • Free Training - A great reminder for you of five of the most common mistakes we all make, and how to correct them
  • Michelle Recommends - "Are You A Clarinet-Nerd?" - Test your status!
  • Do You Use Gmail? - How to ensure that you will still easily access this newsletter with the Gmail changes to your inbox
  • Clarinet Is Easy - Complete how-to lessons for beginners and self-taught intermediate players
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