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Here are a few predictions (or wishes) about the woodwind instruments we might be able to buy in the future. Personalized ergonomics With the amount of worry musicians expend over repetitive motion injuries and other playing-related ailments, it’s truly baffling that instruments are still almost entirely a one-size-fits-all affair. For just one example: for generations, … Read more
Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, July 2023 edition.
Dr. Stefanie Harger Gardner teaches clarinet, chamber music, and music theory at Glendale Community College and Ottawa University. Previously she served on the faculty at Northern Arizona University. Gardner has performed with Arizona Opera, the Phoenix Symphony, Red Rocks Chamber Music Festival, Seventh Roadrunner, the Paradise Winds, and the Égide Duo, whose mission is to … Read more
Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, June 2023 edition.
Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, May 2023 edition.
A couple of weeks ago I put out a call for questions, in honor of today being the fifteenth anniversary of this blog. A few of the questions asked about my own career and approaches to various things. I’ll try to answer the best I can. One reader asked about music education and work/life balance. … Read more
A couple of weeks ago I put out a call for questions, in honor of today being the fifteenth anniversary of this blog. A bunch of the questions boiled down to: what advice do you have on woodwind doubling? Here are a few answers: Some other readers asked about the “secrets” to practicing multiple instruments. … Read more
To my own amazement, this blog is rapidly approaching its 15-year anniversary later this month, May 24th. (Some of the content is dated at even older than 15 years, because I wrote it before starting the blog and retroactively turned it into blog posts.) If you like, send me question(s) about whatever you want, about … Read more