In this episode we talk about checkpoints we should all be watching for not only in our beginner classes but with our advanced kids as well.
In this episode we talk about a bass clarinet neck you can buy to recreate the angle of a regular clarinet on the bass. The one we referenced is called the Charles Bay neck. A quick search on Google tells me they are not as easy to come by as they were 10 years ago, but I also found there are a number of alternative necks available that mean the similar goal.
In this episode we discuss the task that never ends: articulation. We talk about intro’ing articulation to our beginners as well as what we are doing in our full ensembles to address tongue strength, placement, and pressure.
This episode is a podcast edition of our 2016 TMEA clinic entitled “Teaching Rhythm Logically”. If you are interested in this method of teaching rhythm, you can find out more at TeachingRhythmLogically.com.
This episode is a recording of our TMEA 2017 clinic entitled Success Through Accountability. We talk about specific methods we use to approach accountability with our own kids and how individual skill leads to program success. You can find the YouTube video from the actual presentation below.