Month: December 2008

Turning Over a New Reed

For the new year, I’ll begin with a brand new reed. Old reeds are like old shoes; they feel great but are probably bad for your posture/playing. I am a firm believer in plopping on a fresh reed and going…

Double Tonguing on Clarinet

I’ve dabbled with double-tonguing for a number of years. (Is double dabbling acceptable?) It seems everyone but clarinetists do it. My sister is a flutist and learned double-tonguing early, as do all flutists. My woodwind colleagues in the orchestra, flute,…