Sep 2012 - Enjoy scales (really...)

2012 scales Sep 21, 2012

Enjoy scales (really...)

Sent Friday, September 21, 2012

Clarinet Mentors
For clarinetists who want to perform more easily and beautifully
In This Issue                                         September 21, 2012                          
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - Happy Equinox
  • Clarinet Tips - An introduction to the "harder" scales
  • Free Training - One system to make hard scales feel easy
  • Michelle Recommends - Martin Frost
A Note from Michelle Anderson

Hello Everyone,

A big welcome to all of you who are reading the Clarinet Mentors newsletter for the first time. My hope is to continually share pointers and tips with you that help you to play the clarinet more easily.

I am reminded of how much music creates community as fall approaches. The wind ensemble that...

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Sep 2012 - High, high notes can be much easier...

High, high notes can be much easier...

Sent Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Clarinet Mentors
For clarinetists who want to perform more easily and beautifully
In This Issue                                           September 5, 2012                          
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - September - a return to regular performing and practising
  • Clarinet Tips - How to play high notes (really high notes) more easily
  • Free Training - video to help you improve your extreme high range
  • Michelle Recommends - Clarinet Fingerings - a great resource for altissimo fingerings
A Note from Michelle Anderson

Hello Everyone,

A big welcome to all of you who are reading the Clarinet Mentors newsletter for the first time. Many people have signed up for this newsletter from our...

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Aug 2012 - Say goodbye to a stuffy throat tone Bb!

Say goodbye to a stuffy throat tone Bb!

Sent Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Clarinet Mentors
For clarinetists who want to perform more easily and beautifully
In This Issue                                           August 22, 2012                          
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - Guisganderie - my fun new performance piece
  • Clarinet Tips - How to improve the tone of your Bb and A throat tones
  • Follow-up From Last Newsletter - How's your tone?
  • Free Training - video to help you improve throat tones
  • Michelle Recommends - Guisganderie - a fun, short, recording
A Note from Michelle Anderson

Hello Everyone,

A big welcome to all of you who are reading the Clarinet Mentors newsletter for the first time. I try and include a brief, helpful pointer in each issue, and...

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Aug 2012 - Are you making the big mistake that I made in the first 10 minutes of your playing

Are you making the big mistake that I made in the first 10 minutes of your playing?

Sent Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Clarinet Mentors
For clarinetists who want to perform more easily and beautifully
In This Issue                                           August 8, 2012                          
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - Summer holidays and my conducting course
  • Clarinet Tips - Are you making an unconscious error every time you practice?
  • Coming soon - Clarinet Is Easy - over 8 hours of clarinet video instruction to help you out
  • Free Training - video to help you open your ears and improve your tone
  • Michelle Recommends - Visual Metronome - a handy app
  • New Clarinet Mentors Facebook page - please comment and "like"
A Note from Michelle Anderson

Hello Everyone,

I...

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Jul 2012 - Tongue faster? Tongue better? - Read this newsletter to find out how...

Tongue faster? Tongue better? - Read this newsletter to find out how...

Sent Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Clarinet Mentors
For clarinetists who want to perform more easily and beautifully
In This Issue                                           July 25, 2012                              
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - The ideal outdoor summer concert
  • Clarinet Tips - Do you have trouble tonguing? Try some of these tips to improve
  • Coming soon - Clarinet Is Easy - over 8 hours of clarinet video instruction to help you out
  • Free Training - video to help you tongue faster and more cleanly
  • Michelle Recommends - mouthpiece patches
  • New Clarinet Mentors Facebook page - please comment and "like"
A Note from Michelle Anderson

Hello Everyone,

I hope you are all...

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Jul 2012 - Are you too old to learn a musical instrument well? (Let's shatter this myth...)

Are you too old to learn a musical instrument well? (Let's shatter this myth...)

Sent Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Clarinet Mentors
For clarinetists who want to perform more easily and beautifully
In This Issue                                           July 11, 2012                              
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - My extra-lucky five-leafed clover
  • Clarinet Tips - Get rid of your limiting beliefs - Transform from a Limiting Mindset to a Growing Mindset
  • Free Training - easy tool for diagnosing the most common air and embouchure problems
  • Michelle Recommends a great book to help you learn more easily - Mindset
A Note from Michelle Anderson

Hi Everyone,

I hope your summer is going well.

I just had a great visit from a bassoon-playing friend,...

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Jun 2012 - The best way to improve an old reed

2012 books reeds Jun 27, 2012

The best way to improve an old reed

Sent Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Clarinet Mentors
For clarinetists who want to perform more easily and beautifully
In This Issue                                            June 27, 2012                              
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - My Summer Musical Adventures
  • Clarinet Tips - how to make an old reed perform better - part 2
  • Free Training - the best tool for reviving old reeds
  • Michelle Recommends - easy duet book that I love
A Note from Michelle Anderson
Hello Everyone!
 
Happy holidays to all of you who celebrate Canada Day or Independence Day in the next week. My family always drives to a  local country fair celebration that features many festivities, and great fireworks at the end of...
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Jun 2012 - Can you teach an old reed new tricks?

2012 reeds tom ridenour Jun 14, 2012

Can you teach an old reed new tricks?

Sent Thursday, June 14, 2012

Clarinet Mentors
For clarinetists who want to perform more easily and beautifully
In This Issue                                            June 13, 2012                              
  • A Note From Michelle Anderson - the joys of playing with a good ensemble
  • Clarinet Tips - how to make an old reed perform better
  • Free Training - video on how to adjust clarinet reeds for better performance
  • Michelle Recommends - ATG Single Reed Finishing System
A Note from Michelle Anderson
Hello Everyone!
 
Welcome to summer. I hope you are enjoying some nice summer weather wherever you may be. I have recently finished the last of my regular season performances with a very inspiring concert...
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