Open the case & Name the parts (Lesson 1)
Assemble the Mouthpiece, Reed & Barrel
The clarinet can be quite confusing to assemble correctly.
Watch this video to gain a better perspective on this process.
I really like how he explains the importance of cork grease and the need for using small twists when connecting the upper & lower joints.
How to make a sound (Lesson 3)
Once on this site select “video lessons”.
Watch Lessons #3, #4, #5 Then check out the others as well
It's really important that you're able to get a sound on just the mouthpiece and barrel. This will confirm that your reed is attached to the mouthpiece correctly and your lip muscles are formed properly.
Watch this 3 min video that explains what it should sound like if you blow into just the 2 top pieces of the clarinet.
(Just 3 different note names)
Fight Song by Rachel Platten
(5 different note names)
Use your chromebook to record your own video & submit it to Band Google Classroom!