Quality clarinet lessons in all styles for all levels in Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and surrounding areas.
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.
Our Clarinet Teachers
Branden Brown – Long Beach, Online
Branden Brown teaches jazz, classical clarinet, all levels. He incorporates composition and improvisation into the lesson. He specializes in teaching how to optimize your practice routine to get the best results in the shortest amount of time. He can help you with sight-reading and also playing by ear. Click here for full bio.
Location of Lessons.
Branden Brown teaches from his studio in Long Beach, CA. He can also travel to your location in surrounding areas, including Long Beach, Signal Hills, Los Alamitos, Cypress, Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Lomita, West Carson, Carson, Torrance, Gardena, Lakewood, Bellflower, Norwalk, Compton, East Compton, West Rancho Dominguez, Norwalk, Cerritos, Artesia, Cypress, San Pedro, Rolling Hills Estates. He is also available to teach online if you are out of the area.
First Lesson: 50% Discount
IN STUDIO/ONLINE (Long Beach, CA)
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iliana Rose – Online
iliana Rose teaches jazz and classical clarinet online. Beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. She specializes in Latin Genres including Salsa, Timba, Cumbia, Merengue, & Bossa Nova. As an added benefit to her students, Iliana can share her expertise as a successful working, touring musician living in Los Angeles. Click here for full bio.
Location of Lessons with iliana Rose.
iliana Rose teaches online only
FREE/1st lesson without obligation
30 min: $35
45 min: $50
60 min: $65
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