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Pick up where MusicProfessor’s Beginner Clarinet course leaves off, adding more complex rhythms, scales and tone exercises to your repertoire.
Clarinet is a challenging, but extremely fun instrument to play, and MusicProfessor's intermediate curriculum will help you get the most out of your learning. Master the range, tone, and technique necessary to become a great clarinetist. On the way, you'll also learn useful music theory and musicianship skills. Plus, sheet music is available for each lesson.
Private lessons cost anywhere from $30 - $100/hr, and as you improve, unfortunately, so does the cost of lessons. Factor in driving time and expenses and you realize just how costly lessons can be. Each MusicProfessor Clarinet course provides an entire year’s worth of instruction, for a fraction of the cost, and at your own convenience. Plus, each course is taught by an industry leading instructor!
MusicProfessor's curriculum is used in nearly 100 schools and school districts throughout the United States and by more than 14,000 students and music teachers throughout the world. No where else can you find the level of detail and professional instruction of MusicProfessor's curriculum, and, best of all, your purchase is backed by Udemy’s 30-day guarantee.
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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Kathryn Nevin earned her Masters and Doctoral degrees in Clarinet Performance from the University of Southern California, where she studied with Mitchell Lurie, Michele Zukovsky, David Howard and Yehuda Gilad. Originally from the Chicago area, she was a student of Melvin Warner at Northern Illinois University where she received a Bachelor of Music.
In Southern California, Dr. Nevin has performed with many orchestras including San Diego Symphony, Pasadena Symphony, New West Symphony, Long Beach Opera, Santa Barbara Symphony, Opera Santa Barbara, Monterey Symphony and Fresno Philharmonic. She is a member of St. Matthews Chamber Orchestra, Desert Symphony in Palm Desert, Redlands Symphony Orchestra and Long Beach Municipal Band.
Dr. Nevin is an active soloist and chamber musician, having been a founding member of several award-winning ensembles, including Triole, recipient of an NEA Chamber Music Residency. She is currently a member of Calico Winds, an award-winning internationally touring wind quintet, whose recordings and performances around the country have received critical acclaim, including those at Carnegie Halls Weill Recital Hall. The ensembles most recent commercial release,Vintage America, A Musical Meritage (Albany), features 19th and early 20th century American music. Her playing can also be heard on the CDs Hymns to Forgotten Moons (Centaur) and Tango Rojo (Red Tango) (Candlelight Music). She has been a concerto soloist with the Redlands Symphony, Culver City Symphony, La Sierra Symphony, University of Redlands Wind Ensemble and Wheaton (Illinois) Municipal Band.
Dr. Nevin has been featured on NPR's Performance Today and numerous times on local classical music radio live broadcasts. She has appeared in chamber music concerts with faculty at the University of Redlands, the Taylor String Quartet, the Shanghai Quartet, as well as with Los Angeles Philharmonic principal strings. Dr. Nevin is the editor of Solos for the Intermediate Clarinetist, Music from Four Centuries arranged for Clarinet and Piano by Daniel Kelley, Last Resort Music, Inc. She has taught at La Sierra University, the University of California, Riverside, Riverside Community College, Mt. St. Mary’s College, Pasadena Conservatory of Music and Glendale College. She is currently the Artist Teacher of Clarinet at the University of Redlands.
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|Section 1: Chromaticism|
Start here! You can download the course's companion sheet music book by clicking on the resources tab or directly from the course navigation menu.
Exercise 1.1 - Dotted Quarter + Eighth NotesPreview
Melody 1.1 - My Country 'tis of TheePreview
Melody 2.1 - Jingle Bells
Chromaticism and Alternate Fingerings for the Clarinet
Exercise 2.1 - 2/4 Time
|Section 2: Dynamics|
Exercise 1.1 - Dynamics
Exercise 2.1 - Dynamics Extremes
Exercise 3.1 - Changing Dynamics
Melody 1.1 - Largo
|Section 3: Articulations|
Exercise 1.1 - Arpeggios
Exercise 2.1 - Eighth Rests
Exercise 2.2 - Eighth Rests vs. Staccato
Exercise 3.1 - Accents
Melody 1.1 - When the Saints Go Marching In
Melody 2.1 - Surprise!
|Section 4: 16th Notes|
Recap, part II
Melody 1.1 - Flying Trapeze
Melody 2.1 - To a Wild Rose
Exercise 1.1 - 16th Notes
Exercise 1.2 - 16th Notes Continued
Exercise 2.1 - 16th Note Movement
Exercise 2.2 - 16th Note Movement
Exercise 3.1 - Jig
|Section 5: 16th Note Patterns|
Exercise 1.1 - 16th Note Patterns
Melody 1.1 - William Tell
Exercise 3.1 - 16th Note Patterns, part II
Melody 2.1 - Dinah
Exercise 4.1 - Dotted Eighth + Sixteenth, part III
Melody 3.1 - Battle Hymn of the Republic
Exercise 5.1 - 16th Note Patterns, part IV
Melody 4.1 - Tom Dooley
|Section 6: Compound Meter|
Recap, part I - The Clarinet Polka
Recap, part II - The National Anthem
Notes High Db and D
Db-Major, Arpeggio Db-Major
D-Major, Arpeggio D-Major
Exercise 1.1 - 3/8 Time
Melody 1.1 - Hat Dance
Melody 1.2 - Hat Dance
Melody 2.1 - Jolly Good Fellow
|Section 7: 6/8 Time|
Exercise 1.1 - 6/8 Time
Melody 1.1 - Row Row
Melody 2.1 - Irish Rose
Notes Eb and E
|Section 8: The Altissimo Register|
Recap, part I
Recap, part II
Note Altissimo F
F-Major Scale + Arpeggio
Melody 1.1 - A Mendelssohn Melody
Exercise 1.1 - Triplets
Exercise 2.1 - Triplets in Common Time
Melody 2.1 - Aida
|Section 9: Cut Time|
F#-Major Scale + Arpeggio
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