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The Crossing The Break Podcast discusses the nuts and bolts of teaching clarinet at the beginning and intermediate levels. We will cover aspects of playing clarinet including tone, embouchure, hand position, tonguing, technique, range, fingerings, tuning and other clarinet-specific items. These ideas can be applied to beginning clarinet class, beginning band, intermediate or advanced clarinetists, and in an individual or group setting.

The host of this podcast is Tamarie Sayger. A 1999 music education graduate of WTAMU, Mrs. Sayger held band director positions in Plano and Odessa, TX for 5 years. As a private clarinet instructor in Texas for 16 years, she has taught hundreds of students from grade 6-12 in classes, sectionals, and individual lessons. She has presented at district in-services and co-presented at the Texas Bandmasters Association convention. Her website, CrossingTheBreak.com, provides resources for clarinet teachers around the country. Tamarie Sayger is also a core contributor for BandDirectorsTalkShop.com, primarily on the subjects of clarinet and private lessons. Her podcast, Crossing The Break, can be found on iTunes.

Keywords:
Teaching clarinet, clarinet, band director, band, music education, music ed, music, teaching music, music teacher, playing clarinet, clarinet pedagogy, band pedagogy, music pedagogy

Crossing The Break - Embrace The Challenge of Teaching Clarinet Tamarie Sayger

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The Crossing The Break Podcast discusses the nuts and bolts of teaching clarinet at the beginning and intermediate levels. We will cover aspects of playing clarinet including tone, embouchure, hand position, tonguing, technique, range, fingerings, tuning and other clarinet-specific items. These ideas can be applied to beginning clarinet class, beginning band, intermediate or advanced clarinetists, and in an individual or group setting.

The host of this podcast is Tamarie Sayger. A 1999 music education graduate of WTAMU, Mrs. Sayger held band director positions in Plano and Odessa, TX for 5 years. As a private clarinet instructor in Texas for 16 years, she has taught hundreds of students from grade 6-12 in classes, sectionals, and individual lessons. She has presented at district in-services and co-presented at the Texas Bandmasters Association convention. Her website, CrossingTheBreak.com, provides resources for clarinet teachers around the country. Tamarie Sayger is also a core contributor for BandDirectorsTalkShop.com, primarily on the subjects of clarinet and private lessons. Her podcast, Crossing The Break, can be found on iTunes.

Keywords:
Teaching clarinet, clarinet, band director, band, music education, music ed, music, teaching music, music teacher, playing clarinet, clarinet pedagogy, band pedagogy, music pedagogy

    46 Finishing This Year & Preparing for Next Year

    46 Finishing This Year & Preparing for Next Year

    This episode covers the following aspects of teaching clarinet - beginning band games:
    Staying Positive Reasonable Expectations Reading Books & Hanging out with Experienced Directors Evaluation/Feedback Show notes can be found at CrossingTheBreak.com
    Keywords: Music education, band director, teaching clarinet, teaching music, music ed

    • 12 min
    45 Rhythm Tips for Maturing Beginners

    45 Rhythm Tips for Maturing Beginners

    This is part of the series “Finishing the Year Strong in Beginning Clarinet Class.” This episode covers the following aspects of teaching clarinet:
    Rhythmic priorities Rhythm activities Show notes can be found at CrossingTheBreak.com
    Keywords: Music education, band director, teaching clarinet, teaching music, music ed

    • 19 min
    44 Teaching Band Through Games

    44 Teaching Band Through Games

    This is part of the series “Finishing the Year Strong in Beginning Clarinet Class.” This episode covers the following aspects of teaching clarinet:
    Why I start games later in the year Favorite Clarinet Song in May Band Jeopardy
    Connect 4  Drop Out (how to introduce & increase intensity later) Beat the Band Director Show notes can be found at CrossingTheBreak.com
    Keywords: Music education, band director, teaching clarinet, teaching music, music ed

    • 24 min
    43 Differentiation in Beginning Band

    43 Differentiation in Beginning Band

    This is part of the series “Finishing the Year Strong in Beginning Clarinet Class.” This episode covers the following aspects of teaching clarinet:
    O O Show notes can be found at CrossingTheBreak.com
    Keywords: Music education, band director, teaching clarinet, teaching music, music ed
     

    • 23 min
    42 Multi-octave Scales & Chromatic

    42 Multi-octave Scales & Chromatic

    This is part of the series “Finishing the Year Strong in Beginning Clarinet Class.” This episode covers the following aspects of teaching clarinet:

    Full Range Chromatic Saying Fingerings in Rhythm Possible Order of 1 Octave Scales Possible Order of 2 Octave Scales Arpeggios Show notes can be found at CrossingTheBreak.com
    Keywords: Music education, band director, teaching clarinet, teaching music, music ed
     
     

    • 22 min
    41 Spring Warm-up for Beginning Clarinets

    41 Spring Warm-up for Beginning Clarinets

    This is part of the series “Finishing Strong in Beginning Clarinet Class.”  This episode covers the following aspects of teaching clarinet:
    Exercises students should be playing daily at this point  How and why to teach them PDF of the spring beginning band warm-up Show notes can be found at CrossingTheBreak.com
    Keywords: Music education, band director, teaching clarinet, teaching music, music ed

    • 19 min

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