Wow! What a clarinet event March 9-11th. Want to join me?

Wow! What a clarinet event March 9-11th. Want to join me? Sent Wednesday, February 8, 2017 View as plaintext

Hi
 
Would you like to improve your clarinet playing, be incredibly inspired musically, and personally meet (and hear in performance) some of the world's greatest clarinetists? 
 
I am so excited about the Clarinet Mentors Live Event at the Backun International Clarinet Festival on Mar. 9-11th in Nashville, TN. During this 3 day event, we have an amazing line-up of concerts, masterclasses, ensembles, gear testing and more clarinet fun for clarinetists just like you. I just found out that some of the world's greatest clarinetists are taking some time out during the event to work exclusively in special masterclass sessions and fireside chats with the Clarinet Mentors community, the passionate amateur adult like yourself. This includes Ricardo Morales, Corrado Giufreddi, David Shifrin (one of my childhood "Clarinet Heroes")...
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Clarinet - More of your questions answered

Clarinet - More of your questions answered Sent Tuesday, January 10, 2017 View as plaintext

Clarinet Mentors
For clarinetists who want to perform more easily and beautifully
 
In This Issue                  
January 10, 2017                     
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - Happy New Year!
  • Free Training - 10 MORE of Your Clarinet Questions Answered - Clarinet advice based upon 10 questions from our recent worldwide live clarinet online event
  • Michelle Recommends - BG Reed Saver - revive an old cane reed
  • Clarinet Mentors Live Event - experience the power of this amazing live, learning experience
  • Further Clarinet Training - Michelle's step-by-step clarinet courses all designed to help you learn much faster and play more easily
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2016-12-21 Amazing Clarinet Live Trainings now available to watch (and special offer that expires Dec. 23rd)

2016 online event Dec 21, 2016

Amazing Clarinet Live Trainings now available to watch (and special offer that expires Dec. 23rd) Sent Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Hello Everyone! We had two amazing Clarinet Mentors live online training events yesterday, with over 60 clarinetists from more than 10 countries all together in our online community. It was awesome! I know that some of you could not attend live, but are interested in learning from our session together. We had about 5 clarinetists volunteering for a mini lesson in each session. We can learn so much from other players. You will likely relate to some of the challenges that they experience, and learn from them. One of my best teachers, Bil Jackson, used to encourage his students to make deals to sit in on each others' lessons to observe, and learn. I remember doing this a bit with my clarinetist friend Rob, who now plays in the Cleveland Orchestra. (He's a fabulously talented player, who works hard, and he got to watch lots of bad habits being fixed when I...
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2016-12-21 Have you seen these videos that can help you improve clarinet high notes? (Available until Dec. 23rd)

2016 high notes training Dec 21, 2016

Have you seen these videos that can help you improve clarinet high notes? (Available until Dec. 23rd) Sent Wednesday, December 21, 2016 View as plaintext

Hi
 
The Clarinet Mentors Community has been very active recently, and I thank you for being a part of it! I want to make sure that you know that I have re-opened registration to my most successful clarinet course ever, Mastering Clarinet High Notes, until Dec. 23rd. There are some sample videos that I invite you to watch, which can help you improve your high notes right away.
 
Sign up to view these videos at no charge here: https://members.clarinetmastery.com/p/mastering-clarinet-high-notes-sign-up
 
You'll get instant access to a couple of my favourite trainings to improve clarinet high notes, as well as access to a video where I answered over 100 questions about clarinet high notes. (I bet some of them are similar to ones that you may have!) My hope is that you learn something that...
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2016-12-19 Surprise - 2 Live Clarinet Trainings for you tomorrow!

2016 online event training Dec 19, 2016

Surprise - 2 Live Clarinet Trainings for you tomorrow! Sent Monday, December 19, 2016 View as plaintext

Hello!
 
It's time to have your clarinet questions answered, or even for you to have a mini clarinet lesson with me. I love interacting with members of the Clarinet Mentors community, and I am hosting two spontaneous live online sessions tomorrow. 
 
Please join me tomorrow (Dec. 20) either at noon PST or 5:00 PDT. By offering two sessions, I increase the odds of finding a time that works for the many timezones in the world where clarinetists from the Clarinet Mentors community live. My intent is to make this fairly informal, and answer your questions. I am particularly interested to know what is frustrating you that I can try to help with. If you are willing to play your clarinet, I can give you some direct feedback. I'll have room for about 5 volunteers per session, so send me an email if you would like have a mini-lesson during our...
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2016-12-15 Time to improve your clarinet high notes - now with special training for the next 5 months

2016 high notes training Dec 15, 2016

Time to improve your clarinet high notes - now with special training for the next 5 months Sent Thursday, December 15, 2016 View as plaintext

Hi
 
I am excited to be reopening registration to my most popular clarinet course ever, Mastering Clarinet High Notes. Participants who registered in July have reported some amazing improvement in the tone, flexibility, tuning and "comfort" of their high clarinet notes. I would like you to benefit from this same amazing training.
 
In a few days I'll send out the registration link. Meanwhile, you can watch some preview videos right now to improve your high notes right away. Simply go to: www.masteringclarinethighnotes.com and sign up for a set of videos in a mini high notes course as my gift to you. If you saw these in summer, it is a great time to review them. 
 
I will also be doing some live sessions later in the week to answer questions from the Clarinet Mentors community. Stay tuned for details!...
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2016-11-21 Clarinet: 10 Clarinet Questions Answered for You

Clarinet: 10 Clarinet Questions Answered for You Sent Monday, November 21, 2016 View as plaintext

Clarinet Mentors
For clarinetists who want to perform more easily and beautifully
 
In This Issue                  
November 21, 2016                      
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - Concerts and Clarinet Gym T-shirts
  • Free Training - 10 of Your Clarinet Questions Answered - Clarinet advice based upon 10 questions from our recent worldwide live clarinet online event
  • Michelle Recommends - Clarinet Mentors Live Event - experience the power of this amazing live, learning experience
  • Clarinet Gym T-Shirts - You've seen them in the YouTube videos. Now, you can look impressive wearing one too!
  • Further Clarinet Training - Michelle's step-by-step clarinet courses all...
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2016-10-25 Clarinet: New Resources for Teachers (and Students)

Clarinet: New Resources for Teachers (and Students) Sent Tuesday, October 25, 2016 View as plaintext

Clarinet Mentors
For clarinetists who want to perform more easily and beautifully
 
In This Issue                  
October 25, 2016                      
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - Do you know the way to San Jose?
  • Free Training - Clarinet For Teachers - 14 videos on how to teach clarinet better (and non-teachers can learn some good pointers too)
  • Michelle Recommends - Legere European cut Signature reeds
  • Better Clarinet Articulation - a new clarinet course designed to help you "go deeper" in refining your clarinet playing (free previews now available)
  • Upcoming Clarinet Events - Clarinet Mentors Festival in March, and Clarinet Cruise in 2018
  • Further Clarinet...
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2016-10-14 Expires tomorrow: Amazing live training option - look here

2016 articulation training Oct 14, 2016

Expires tomorrow: Amazing live training option - look here Sent Friday, October 14, 2016 View as plaintext

Hi
 
I wanted to make sure that you had the opportunity to look at the three new videos I have that are designed to help you play clarinet more easily here: https://members.clarinetmastery.com/p/better-clarinet-articulation-video-three#
 
I want you to be able to enjoy your clarinet more, and not be frustrated by some of the common bad habits that we fall into without realizing it. In fact, most people don't even know that they are not articulating properly, and may not even know what "articulation" is on the clarinet! If you haven't explored this, you may be missing something that will make your playing better, and will help you to feel more comfortable when you play. If you find that it is difficult to tongue fast enough, or that your high notes don't sound good when you tongue, or you are wondering what I mean by these words,...
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2016-10-09 Watch our masterclass recorded replay until Monday night!

2016 online event Oct 09, 2016

Watch our masterclass recorded replay until Monday night! Sent Sunday, October 9, 2016 View as plaintext

Hi
 
We had an amazing, online Clarinet Mentors masterclass today with over 85 clarinetists from at least 15 countries. I lost count, but it was truly an amazing experience. We had many questions that I answered, which you can view on this video. There were also many questions that flew by that people answered for each other. Some of the ideas that were shared were very helpful! Thanks so much to all of you who attended live and in-person.
 
I realize that many of you were busy, and unable to attend live. I would love for you to be able to watch and enjoy everything that we did. We covered so many topics - reeds, mouthpieces, tonguing high notes, finger positions, finger technic, tone, altissimo notes, ligatures, fingering charts, barrels (and I'm sure I'm forgetting some things!). We also had some live mini lessons to try and help clarinetists...
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