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Breathing for Woodwind Players

The playing of wind instruments, as the name suggests, is dependent on the use of and control of...

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Tips for 'playing in' clarinet reeds

It is important when playing the clarinet to select your reeds carefully. When preparing for an...

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Importance of versatility in woodwind playing

In the current world of music it is becoming more and more apparent just how important it is to...

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Learn an instrument: you'll never be lonely

You don't have to be a professional musician to enjoy the benefits of music-making with...

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    I strive to give every pupil a unique and enjoyable learning experience catered to individual goals and aspirations. Music should always be fun at any age!
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    I am an enthusiastic and friendly teacher based in the South Bristol area. I aim to provide a fun and positive environment for learning no matter what your ambitions in music are. All ages and standards of pupils are welcome.
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    I have been playing Saxophone, Clarinet and Flute professionally in London for four years whilst studying at the Royal College of Music. I endeavour to give my students the best tuition possible and aim to help them improve exponentially.
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    When teaching, I like to create a friendly yet productive atmosphere where the pupils can learn at their own rate but also be challenged in a suitable way. I encourage musicality and creativity in lessons, whatever genre, to build a love for playing.
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    I have 10 years experience of teaching a wide variety of students of all ages and abilities. I really enjoy helping my students achieve their goals and employ a variety of fun and informative ways to help develop their playing and technical ability.
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  • Importance of versatility in woodwind playing Editor's Pick

    Damon Oliver Clarinet Teacher (West London) Picture In the current world of music it is becoming more and more apparent just how important it is to be a versatile musician. It is of paramount importance to study and understand as many genres of music as possible, including the modern genres of today as well as learning the history of more...
  • How to prepare for your practical exam

    Samantha Christopher Clarinet Teacher (Colchester) Picture You took the plunge and entered for your first graded music exam; so what’s next?   It is likely that there are less than six-weeks before the exam period starts. Understandably, some candidates might feel pressured that they may not have enough time to prepare or that they won’t be...
  • How to care and maintain your reeds

    Samantha Christopher Clarinet Teacher (Colchester) Picture A reed can last between two-days and six-months depending on how you care for it.  A reed breaking on the day of an exam or important recital can be a nightmare for any reed-wind player.  I once had the misfortune of witnessing a young student break their reed minutes before an exam, there was...


  • CASS Article: Synthetic Reeds

    Michael Pearce  BMus (Hons) MA Clarinet Teacher (South East London) Picture Below is an extract from an article I recently wrote for the UK Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain magazine, discussing the merits and pitfalls of synthetic, plastic clarinet reeds – a very niche topic for a very niche audience! I am delighted that to this day, the article remains...
  • Learning a new instrument

    Myles Christian Clarinet Teacher (East London) Picture Learning an instrument is great fun and a positive personal challenge in many ways. For some people who are beginners, it can be slightly daunting taking up an instrument. This seems to be more the case with adults. My advice to you is don't worry! There is absolutely no pressure or unfair...
  • Slow and steady wins the race!

    Clarinet Teacher (West London) Picture "With many little strokes a large tree is felled" - Japanese Proverb When I was younger and starting to take clarinet lessons, I wanted everything 'NOW!'. Technique, stamina, sound etc..I was impatient and failed to see that healthy development takes a great deal of time and sometimes progress...