There is still time to register, audit or become Replay participant for Digital Clarinet Academy! To register please go to: Digital Clarinet Academy - Summer Session All of us on the faculty are looking forward to working with students in Digital Clarinet Academy’s Summer Session 3, July 13-17, 2020! Digital Clarinet Academy (DCA) s focused on… Continue reading Digital Clarinet Academy Session 3 Begins Monday!
Category: Clarinet Wholistic
Listening — by Christopher Pell
What are we supposed to do with our brains and our attention? Listen!
Listen to – and Learn From -Experienced Musicians
Last year a friend of mine offered a really great idea to help our orchestra. This person is a long-time member of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. When I suggested this person talk with our management, the response was "No, no one wants to hear from someone my age." I was taken aback and saddened… Continue reading Listen to – and Learn From -Experienced Musicians
Character Traits of Great Clarinet Students…and Musings On Ego
One of the greatest teachers of young clarinetists today, and someone I greatly admire, Eva Wasserman-Margolis, recently wrote a profound statement: ‘The quality of music is of utmost importance .... but it is really about the human being behind the music that is most important to me’. I have maintained that in teaching, the heart of… Continue reading Character Traits of Great Clarinet Students…and Musings On Ego