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Written for advanced clarinetists aspiring to master their instrument and attain a higher level of artistry, Clarinet Secrets contains concepts that have been repeatedly and successfully used with students over a period of 20 years of teaching. Each strategy is explained on two facing pages with accompanying graphics, photos, and musical examples. The advanced clarinetist who is eager to improve quickly often hits a wall on challenging techniques such as rapid tonguing and the precise control of intonation. These difficult techniques and concepts are discussed right away to assuage the anxiety students usually feel when first presented with these issues. Techniques covered include: .Fingering .Memorization .Practice strategies .Tonal control .Musicianship .Using the right equipment .Non-traditional repertoire .Career-planning exercises
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All serious students should read Clarinet Secrets. It establishes an important way of thinking about our instrument and consequently has the potential of saving teachers and students a lot of time.--Phillip Rehfeldt, Professor of Woodwind Instruments and Musicology at the University of RedlandsAbout the Author:
Michele Gingras, Professor of Clarinet at Miami University in Ohio, is an active recitalist, author, and recording artist. She has performed as a soloist and as a member of the Miami Wind Quintet in Canada, Australia, Venezuela, Taiwan, Singapore, and throughout the U.S. and Europe. Previously, she was Principal Solo Clarinetist with the Santiago Philharmonic Orchestra (Chile). She has recorded seven CDs four of them as a solo artist and has published widely. Her publications include over 75 articles in The Clarinet and other international music journals, as well as a 550-page textbook translation (Roncorp) and a musical arrangement (Presser). She is past Secretary of the International Clarinet Association (ICA) and was named Hays Crossen Curry Distinguished Educator at Miami University in 2002. She also performs as a klezmer musician throughout the U.S. and abroad. She has a been a Visiting Artist at the Luxembourg Conservatory, the Oslo Music Academy (Norway), the Elder Conservatorium (Australia), the Simon Boliver Conservatory (Venezuela) and Indiana University. She is sponsored by Rico International.
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