Quality clarinet lessons in all styles for all levels in the San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas.
FREE Trial Lesson!
Anthony Villa offers one clarinet lesson for free, without obligation so you can evaluate his unique approach to teaching. Gift certificates also available.
All Levels Taught
Each Student is Taught With a Customized Approach. Here are the Many Areas of Focus for Private Clarinet Lessons:
- B flat Clarinet and Bass Clarinet
- Single Reed Instrument
Choosing which reeds work best for the student. Place of the ligature and the reed makes a difference in the sound and articulation.
- Air Support
Creating a steady stream of air across the different registers of the instrument and building up support for to play the instrument.
Correcting the embouchure of the student, creating a relaxed sound while the muscles of the embouchure still work. Having a higher tongue position will help the student with higher notes and articulation.
Working on intonation and using resonant fingers for throat tones on the instrument.
Using the tip of the tongue to hit the tip of the reed. Creating a light articulation for the attack of the notes.
- Sight Reading
Learning which markings to look at first in the music when sight reading. Noticing patterns in the music that will be familiar through technique exercises.
- Instrument purchase or rental advice
- Music Theory
Articulation markings, Tempo Markings, Slurs/Ties, Expressions, Characters of the music, How to add direction of the music line, Composer, Time Period and Style.
- Rhythm training
Tone quality and production
- Music History as applicable to the instrument
- Critical thinking and problem-solving
- Performance technique
- Practice technique
- Responsibility and work habits
solo pieces, duets, and work with students’ band books or other material they bring in.
About Anthony Villa
Anthony Villa is one of the best clarinet teachers in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles and surrounding areas. He teaches clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, and beginning flute. Click here for full bio.
Location of Lessons.
Anthony Villa will come to your home in the following areas or he can also teach online using skype, if you are out of the area.
West San Fernando Valley, including Calabasas, Reseda, Tarzana, Woodland Hills, Canoga Park, West Hills, Granada Hills, Northridge, Chatsworth, Encino, Van Nuys, Sherman Oaks, Topanga, Conejo Valley, including Agoura Hills, Hidden Hills, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park, Westlake Village, Moorpark, Oak Park and Simi Valley. 818, 213, 310, 323, 424, 747, 661
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