Posts for November 2015

November 30, 2015

Favorite blog posts, November 2015

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, November 2015 edition.

November 29, 2015

Interview: Sarah Cosano, woodwind player and more

Sarah Cosano is a busy working woodwind player (among other things). I initially reached out to Sarah about doing an interview because I was interested in her experiences with playing on cruise ships, but it turns out her musical experiences are quite varied. In 2000, Sarah was an MTNA National Competition winner, a featured performer on the ...

November 20, 2015

Selecting alternate fingerings

When several fingerings are available for a note, how do you choose the "right" one for a situation? Here are some criteria you might use in that decision.

November 11, 2015

Confidence and air

When I ask my students to play more confidently, they don't always seem ready to rise to the challenge. But I've worked out a useful equation that helps them get on the right track.
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