Which Concerto You Should Practice Next, According to Your Clarinet’s Serial Number

If you’re looking for new repertoire ideas to practice this summer, look no further! Here’s how you can use your clarinet’s serial number to generate your next concerto: LocateĀ  the serial number on your clarinet.[…]

Kroepsch Boot Camp

After the success of my Baermann Boot Camp from last October, I’ve been getting a lot of requests to do another boot camp. After all, scales and technical studies are much more palatable when you[…]

Clarinet Crimes You Might Be Unknowingly Committing

As the self-appointed clarinet police, it’s my job to keep the clarinet community safe from crime. Here are some crimes many clarinetists are unknowingly committing: Infractions Flipping from middle B to C. The “pinky keys”[…]

9 Ways to Become Your Band Director’s Favorite Student

Happy Teacher Appreciation week! Band directors are some of the most overworked and under-appreciated teachers out there. The ultimate Jack of all trades, band directors must know a bit about every instrument, music theory, and[…]

17 Pieces of Advice for Upcoming Music Majors

Congratulations, you’re going to be a music major!Ā  Being a music major is a simultaneously rewarding and stressful experience. Besides having to endure the puzzled looks from your friends and the well-intentioned questions from your[…]