Master the Clarinet: Intermediate Instruction Made Simple!

Move beyond beginner with MusicProfessor's intermediate Clarinet course. A year's worth of lessons in just a few hours!
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  • Lectures 97
  • Length 12 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

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!


COURSE FEATURES:

  • Nearly 100 video lessons
  • Downloadable sheet music for each lesson
  • Animated fingering charts
  • Multiple warm-up techniques
  • Learn the full range of the clarinet
  • Dozens of familiar melodies and songs
  • Dozens of technique-building exercises
  • Major scales and scale exercises
  • Clarinet-specific troubleshooting tips and advice
  • Advanced Music Theory topics, including how to interpret phrasing and dynamics
  • Clarinet equipment recommendations

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.

Fulfill your musical destiny by enrolling today!


NOTABLE REVIEWS

“Y'all are amazing! My band teacher introduced me to MusicProfessor, and it has helped me out alot through good and bad times on my clarinet.”

-HDearman


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.

This course has been provided by MusicProfessor.com, an online music education company.

What are the requirements?

  • Working Clarinet
  • Clarinet Reeds
  • Thorough knowledge of basic music theory and notation

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Play for longer periods without fatigue thanks to numerous strength-building exericses
  • Play the full range of the clarinet
  • Interpret dynamic markings
  • Play expressively with phrasing and dynamics
  • Read complex rhythms and meters like 6/8 and Cut Time

What is the target audience?

  • Students looking to catch up
  • Students looking to get ahead
  • Music students who can't access a private teacher
  • Adult Learners
  • Intermediate Players

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Chromaticism
00:27

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. 

Recap
Preview
01:49
Exercise 1.1 - Dotted Quarter + Eighth Notes
Preview
04:37
Exercise 1.2
Preview
02:42
Melody 1.1 - My Country 'tis of Thee
Preview
01:44
Melody 2.1 - Jingle Bells
04:11
Chromaticism and Alternate Fingerings for the Clarinet
05:51
Exercise 2.1 - 2/4 Time
02:48
Chromatic Scale
05:52
Section 2: Dynamics
Introduction
00:24
Recap
01:44
Exercise 1.1 - Dynamics
06:47
Exercise 1.2
02:50
Exercise 2.1 - Dynamics Extremes
07:00
Exercise 3.1 - Changing Dynamics
03:46
Melody 1.1 - Largo
07:21
Section 3: Articulations
Introduction
00:28
Recap
08:22
Exercise 1.1 - Arpeggios
05:39
Exercise 2.1 - Eighth Rests
03:47
Exercise 2.2 - Eighth Rests vs. Staccato
03:47
Exercise 3.1 - Accents
02:56
Melody 1.1 - When the Saints Go Marching In
02:42
Melody 2.1 - Surprise!
05:41
Section 4: 16th Notes
Introduction
00:26
Recap
04:24
Recap, part II
04:57
Note D#
01:23
E-Major Scale
04:25
Arpeggio E-Major
02:24
Melody 1.1 - Flying Trapeze
03:58
Note Db
01:59
Ab-Major Scale
02:43
Arpeggio Ab-Major
02:14
Melody 2.1 - To a Wild Rose
01:12
Exercise 1.1 - 16th Notes
04:30
Exercise 1.2 - 16th Notes Continued
01:20
Exercise 2.1 - 16th Note Movement
01:45
Exercise 2.2 - 16th Note Movement
00:24
Exercise 3.1 - Jig
02:38
Section 5: 16th Note Patterns
Introdcution
00:27
Recap
03:04
Exercise 1.1 - 16th Note Patterns
04:06
Exercise 2.1
04:09
Melody 1.1 - William Tell
03:49
Melody 1.2
01:57
Exercise 3.1 - 16th Note Patterns, part II
03:13
Melody 2.1 - Dinah
02:00
Exercise 4.1 - Dotted Eighth + Sixteenth, part III
04:51
Melody 3.1 - Battle Hymn of the Republic
04:06
Melody 3.2
04:09
Exercise 5.1 - 16th Note Patterns, part IV
02:26
Melody 4.1 - Tom Dooley
04:31
Note A#
01:59
B-Major Scale
04:21
B-Major Arpeggio
01:41
Section 6: Compound Meter
Introduction
00:34
Recap, part I - The Clarinet Polka
04:55
Recap, part II - The National Anthem
04:52
Note Gb
03:05
Notes High Db and D
05:02
Db-Major, Arpeggio Db-Major
06:21
D-Major, Arpeggio D-Major
03:53
Exercise 1.1 - 3/8 Time
06:13
Melody 1.1 - Hat Dance
02:16
Melody 1.2 - Hat Dance
02:49
Melody 2.1 - Jolly Good Fellow
03:35
Section 7: 6/8 Time
Introduction
00:25
Recap
04:58
Exercise 1.1 - 6/8 Time
05:52
Melody 1.1 - Row Row
03:11
Melody 2.1 - Irish Rose
02:26
Notes Eb and E
05:22
Eb-Major Scale
01:52
Eb-Major Arpeggio
01:57
E-Major Scale
02:28
E-Major Arpeggio
01:27
Section 8: The Altissimo Register
Introduction
00:21
Recap, part I
03:28
Recap, part II
04:25
Note Altissimo F
02:00
F-Major Scale + Arpeggio
03:27
Melody 1.1 - A Mendelssohn Melody
04:09
Exercise 1.1 - Triplets
03:33
Exercise 2.1 - Triplets in Common Time
03:04
Melody 2.1 - Aida
05:38
Section 9: Cut Time
Introduction
00:23
Recap
04:04
Note E#
01:23
F#-Major Scale + Arpeggio
07:05
Melody 1.1
02:06

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MusicProfessor launched in 2012 with a single instrument series, 'Bassoon 101,' but has since expanded to over 12 instrument series with just over 5000 video lessons. Our 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.

Nowhere else can you find the level of detail and professional instruction of MusicProfessor's curriculum. Fulfill your musical destiny by signing up today!

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