Jenny Clarinet Academy – Beginning Clarinet

Do you want to learn how to play clarinet? This 16-week virtual course will help beginners of all ages discover the fundamentals of clarinet playing so you can develop the skills to play your favorite songs and more!

This course is recommended for beginning players with little to no experience playing clarinet. If you’re not sure which level to take, contact me and we’ll find the right course for you!

Course meeting times (all listed as EST):

  • Saturdays from 1pm-2pm

Dates (16 classes total for the semester):

  • August – 15, 22, 29
  • September – 5, 12, 19, 26
  • October – 3, 10, 17, 24
  • November – 7, 14, 21
  • December – 5, 12

All courses will be taught on Zoom, and I will email the Zoom meeting or webinar links each week before class. All courses will be recorded and uploaded as an unlisted YouTube video for anyone unable to attend or who wishes to review the course.

Course requirements:

  • B-flat clarinet in proper working condition
  • Clarinet mouthpiece and ligature
  • Reeds (I recommend JUNO reeds, strength 2 or 2.5)
  • Rubank Elementary Method for Clarinet
  • Music stand
  • Tuner (analog or app)
  • Metronome (analog or app)
  • Pencil
  • Notebook or paper to write notes

Technology requirements:

  • Zoom
  • Stable internet connection (I suggest using an Ethernet)
  • Webcam and microphone or other audio source

Students should have a basic knowledge of how to read music before beginning the first class.

Course costs per student:

Semester – $350

Receive a 12.5% discount by making one single payment before classes begin (due before first class on August 15). Make sure to select the “semester payment (16 courses)” option below.

Monthly – cost depends on number of classes each month

5 payments, each due by the first of the month

To purchase monthly payments, select the monthly payment option below (be sure to select the correct month).

  • August – $75
  • September – $100
  • October – $100
  • November – $75
  • December – $50

If you have any questions, you can contact me or send me an email at

I look forward to working with you during the Jenny Clarinet Academy!