Course curriculum

  • 1

    Start Here - Download the Course Sheet Music Companion Book

    • Beginning Clarinet Sheet Music Companion Book

  • 2

    Module 1 - Introduction to the Clarinet

    • Lesson 1: Introduction

    • Lesson 2: Putting the Clarinet Together

    • Lesson 3: Playing Position for the Clarinet

    • Lesson 4: Breathing

    • Lesson 5: Taking the Clarinet Apart

    • Lesson 6: Essential Equipment for the Clarinet

  • 3

    Module 2 - Clarinet Embouchure

    • Lesson 7: Introduction

    • Lesson 8: Recap

    • Lesson 9: Clarinet Embouchure

    • Lesson 10: Tonguing

    • Lesson 11: Notes, E, F, and G

    • Lesson 12: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know E

    • Lesson 13: Exercise 1.2 - Getting to know F

    • Lesson 14: Exercise 1.3 - Getting to know G

    • Lesson 15: Exercise 2.1 - E, F, and G Combined

  • 4

    Module 3 - Reading Music

    • Lesson 16: Introduction

    • Lesson 17: Recap

    • Lesson 18: Reading Music

    • Lesson 19: Notes on the Musical Staff

    • Lesson 20: Exercise 1.1 - E, F, and G on the Staff

    • Lesson 21: Notes, C, D, and A

    • Lesson 22: Exercise 2.1 - Getting to know C, D, and A

    • Lesson 23: Exercise 3.1 - Intervals

    • Lesson 24: Troubleshooting - Squeaking

  • 5

    Module 4 - Slurring

    • Lesson 25: Introduction

    • Lesson 26: Recap

    • Lesson 27: Notes B, A, and G

    • Lesson 28: Slurring on the Clarinet

    • Lesson 29: Exercise 1.1 - Half Notes

    • Lesson 30: Exercise 2.1 - Combining Rhythms

    • Lesson 31: Exercise 3.1

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    Module 5 - Clarinet Low Notes

    • Lesson 32: Introduction

    • Lesson 33: Recap

    • Lesson 34: Exercise 1.1 - Quarter Notes

    • Lesson 35: Notes Low E and F

    • Lesson 36: Troubleshooting - Low Notes

    • Lesson 37: Exercise 2.1 - Getting to know E and F

    • Lesson 38: Exercise 2.2

    • Lesson 39: Melody 1.1 - Brother John

    • Lesson 40: Melody 1.2 - Brother John with the Repeat Sign

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    Module 6 - Major Scales

    • Lesson 41: Introduction

    • Lesson 42: Recap

    • Lesson 43: Note F#

    • Lesson 44: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know F#

    • Lesson 45: Note Bb

    • Lesson 46: Exercise 1.2 - Getting to know Bb

    • Lesson 47: G-Major Scale

    • Lesson 48: Melody 1.1 - Rainbow

    • Lesson 49: F-Major Scale

    • Lesson 50: Melody 1.2 - Rainbow

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    Module 7 - Clarinet Upper Register

    • Lesson 51: Introduction

    • Lesson 52: Recap

    • Lesson 53: Exercise 1.1 - Dotted Half Notes

    • Lesson 54: Exercise 2.1 - 3:4 Time

    • Lesson 55: Exercise 2.2

    • Lesson 56: Notes E, F, and F#

    • Lesson 57: Exercise 3.1 - Getting to know E, F, and F#

    • Lesson 58: Notes B, C, and D

    • Lesson 59: Exercise 3.2 - Getting to know B, C, and D

    • Lesson 60: Exercise 4.1

    • Lesson 61: C-Major Scale

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    Module 8 - Transposition

    • Lesson 62: Introduction

    • Lesson 63: Recap

    • Lesson 64: Recap, part II

    • Lesson 65: Note Eb

    • Lesson 66: Bb-Major Scale

    • Lesson 67: Melody 1.1 - Smokey

    • Lesson 68: Note C#

    • Lesson 69: D-Major Scale

    • Lesson 70: Transposition for the Clarinet

    • Lesson 71: Transposition for the Clarinet, part II

    • Lesson 72: Melody 1.2 - Smokey

    • Lesson 73: Notes G, A, Bb, B, and C

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    Module 9 - Two-Octave Clarinet Scales

    • Lesson 74: Introduction

    • Lesson 75: Recap

    • Lesson 76: F-Major Scale, Two Octaves

    • Lesson 77: G-Major Scale, Two Octaves

    • Lesson 78: Bb-Major Scale, Two Octaves

    • Lesson 79: C-Major Scale, Two Octaves

    • Lesson 80: Note Ab

    • Lesson 81: Eb-Major Scale

    • Lesson 82: Note G#

    • Lesson 83: A-Major Scale

    • Lesson 84: Exercise 1.1 - Eighth Notes

    • Lesson 85: Exercise 1.2

    • Lesson 86: Melody 1.1 - Twinkle

    • Lesson 87: Melody 2.1

    • Lesson 88: Melody 2.2