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Mouthpiece Testing Guide

equipment Jan 16, 2020

If you are consuming online clarinet content, like this blog, and you haven't checked out the Earspasm YouTube Channel. You have to go do that right now!

Michael Lowenstern makes absolutely fantastic clarinet content that is also highly entertaining. Including the video I want to share with you...

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Next Generation Donations to Australia

announcements Jan 09, 2020

I am sure you have heard about the devastating fires that are currently happening in Australia.

Along with that I am sure you have seen many campaigns donating to disaster relief there recently...

For me personally protecting the environment is something I am very passionate about. As a lover of...

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Clarinet Resolution Do's and Don'ts

mindset Jan 02, 2020

It is officially 2020, and I can't wait for you to discover what your clarinet journey has in store for you this year!

If you are one of the dedicated people reading this, then I think it is a strong possibility that you have something about improving at the clarinet in your New Year's...

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The Best Clarinet Christmas Gift!

equipment Dec 19, 2019

With Christmas coming up next week, I think it is the perfect time to talk about what to give clarinet players for Christmas, and what to put on your Christmas list to improve your clarinet playing.

Unfortunately, my answer isn't super exciting, but it is super important.

REEDS!

Reeds are the...

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My Second Audition

mindset Dec 12, 2019

This past week I had a great time auditioning for one of the top military bands in the world, the President's Own Marine Band!

Unfortunately, I did not win, but I learned some valuable insights that I want to share with you about auditioning and improving your playing and performance.

For this...

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Sacred Practice Time

practice Dec 05, 2019

If you are working on learning anything, it is no secret that you have to dedicate some time to it...

It is actually amazing how much our brains are capable of adapting to and learning different things, and that is all possible by simply dedicating time to doing it.

Even the brain science tells...

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The Growth Model

mindset Nov 21, 2019

The formula for improving at anything is pretty simple, but it is really easy to over complicate, so I want to spell it out for you to make your growth as a clarinetist more straight forward!

Learning a new skill, such as, playing the clarinet begins with a desire to learn it. The strength of our...

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Welcome to the QuickStart Clarinet Blog!

announcements Nov 14, 2019

I'm so happy to have you here!

My name is Josh Goo the creator of QuickStart Clarinet, and I am here to help you learn to play clarinet right, now!

I have been playing clarinet for almost 15 years, and in all honesty, I spent a lot of time doing it wrong, but once I started learning how to do...

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