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Practice

  • MusicFirst and MatchmySound Release PracticeFirst Online Practice and Assessment Tool

    Mike Lawson | April 24, 2015

    PraciceFirst Screenshot - Valley SongPracticeFirst, the new online practice and assessment tool from MusicFirst and MatchmySound is now available.

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  • Performance: Clarinet Class

    Mike Lawson | October 18, 2014

    First steps for beginning students

     

    Teaching students to play the clarinet is often both rewarding and challenging. A student’s natural enthusiasm when beginning a musical instrument is hard to match. During the first few weeks, students are introduced to embouchure, breath support, and playing their first notes on the clarinet. Some students pick up each new fundamental easily, while others require additional help. Young students are especially flexible in the beginning, allowing instruction that is not grasped to be set aside and replaced with methods that produce better results. If possible, consider meeting a beginning class during the summer band program, as this allows for working with separate instruments and individuals.

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