Learn to Play Clarinet: Beginner to Pro in Under Five Hours
- 5 hours on-demand video
- 116 downloadable resources
- Full lifetime access
- Access on mobile and TV
- Certificate of Completion
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- Assemble and care for a clarinet
- Form a correct, strong clarinet embouchure
- Read and interpret music notation
- Play dozens of popular melodies and songs
- Perform multiple Major scales
- Recognize and play nearly every note on the clarinet
- Working Clarinet
- Clarinet reeds of medium strength
|| COURSE DESCRIPTION ||
Learning to play the clarinet is incredibly rewarding, but getting started is a challenge.
That's where MusicProfessor can help you make the most of your practice. Start from opening your case for the first time and progress all the way to playing your first melodies. Master all of the techniques necessary to become a great clarinetist. On the way, you'll also learn music theory and musicianship skills.
And save money while you study with us! Private lessons are expensive. Each MusicProfessor Clarinet course provides an entire year’s worth of lessons, for a fraction of the cost, and at your own convenience.
Join over 18,000 MusicProfessor students and begin your studies today!
|| COURSE FEATURES ||
- 90 video lessons
- Downloadable sheet music
- Animated fingering charts
- Clarinet equipment recommendations
- Clarinet-specific troubleshooting tips and advice
- Dozens of familiar melodies and songs
- Technique-building exercises
- Major scales and scale exercises
- Music Theory basics, including how to read music
MusicProfessor's curriculum is used in nearly 100 schools and school districts throughout the United States and by more than 18,000 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 enrolling today!
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“Great course for beginners! I loved the clear explanations and guidelines. Looking forward to the other more advanced courses!”
“The information is very informative and I can see that I am going to learn a lot and be a proficient clarinet player in no time.”
“It covers everything you need to know but were afraid to ask.”
|| 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.
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, an online music education company.
- Students looking to catch up
- Students looking to get ahead
- Adult Learners
- Absolute Beginners
- Music students who can't access a private teacher
Welcome to MusicProfessor's Beginner's Guide to the Clarinet! Here, we'll introduce the various topics being covered in the first Section, including learning about the different parts of the clarinet, how to put it together, and how to prepare to play correctly.
You can download the course's companion sheet music book by clicking on the resources tab or directly from the course navigation menu.
Learn about the different parts of the clarinet, including the reed, and how to completely and correctly assemble it.
Learn how to properly find and set your embouchure with and without a clarinet.
Learn about Transposition and why it is extremely important for clarinetists.