Posts for December 2016

December 31, 2016

2016 in review

Here are some of the things that went on here at your favorite woodwind blog during the past year, and some things to look for in 2017. My biggest “hits” in terms of site visits and social media response were Please stop telling you clarinet students to tighten their embouchures, A few thoughts on the new Roland Aerophone ...

December 31, 2016

Favorite blog posts, December 2016

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, December 2016 edition.

December 14, 2016

Responding to free or low-paying gigs

Here are some sample scripts for phone calls or emails about "gigs" that pay nothing, or not enough.

December 7, 2016

What I would do differently as a college music major

Believe it or not, some of my college students make mistakes that seem somehow familiar. If I could go back to college (and graduate school) and do it all over, here are a few things I might choose to do differently. Embrace my teachers’ approaches. As readers of this blog know, I tend to be a bit ...
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