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Solo & Ensemble – Reflections

I love being a judge for solo & ensemble. As someone who is no longer immersed in the music education world, this is one of my few chances left to experience music on the middle school and high school level. Every year, I have amazing students, and this year is no different. I have almost […]

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Equipment

Cleartune

A great tuner app available for iPhone

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Technique

Hand Position

This post describes the best way to place your hands when playing clarinet. This is a great check-up for anyone who’s put the instrument down for a while, or if you’re just starting to play clarinet for the first time.

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Technique

How to Keep That Gig

We all work hard to get where we are. When you finally get that gig, there’s an etiquette you should follow in order to stay on your fellow musicians’ and conductor’s good side.

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Modern & Contemporary

Modern/Contemporary Test

Click on this item to review/take the test for the Modern/Contemporary time period.

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Modern & Contemporary

Visual Art

Powerpoint presentation from today.

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Modern & Contemporary

Music

PowerPoint: click on the first image below. Click through each one to see the slides as they were presented in class. Slides that contained videos will not play, so come back to this page to see the videos referenced.

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Modern & Contemporary

Drama / Theatre

PowerPoint from past two days: click on the first image below. Click through each one to see the slides as they were presented in class. Slides that contained videos will not play, so come back to this page to see the videos referenced. Also, 4 more videos shown during class are available here: A Chorus […]

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Show Boat, "Can't Help Lovin' that Man o'Mine"

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Porgy & Bess, "Summertime"

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