25 episodes

Come with me on my journey as a composer and clarinetist, with episodes once a month. After taking the practical route after college, I've recommitted to the musician life. Learn about composing, playing clarinet, and navigating other aspects of being a professional musician. Episodes to air once a month.

Tonal Diversions with Lori Archer Sutherland Lori Archer Sutherland

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Come with me on my journey as a composer and clarinetist, with episodes once a month. After taking the practical route after college, I've recommitted to the musician life. Learn about composing, playing clarinet, and navigating other aspects of being a professional musician. Episodes to air once a month.

    Writing for Flex Band

    Writing for Flex Band

    Synopsis:
    Get an intro to the concept of flex band and hear about (and support) my latest project for that ensemble.
    “Into the Mystic Earth” commission consortium
    "With Joyful Abandon" world premiere by Crystal Lake Community Band
    Find Lori’s sheet music at: Sheet Music Plus (affiliate link), JW Pepper, and Sheet Music Direct
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    Tonal Diversions Website
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    • 9 min
    Anniversaries and Reflections

    Anniversaries and Reflections

    Synopsis:
    I reflect on a college performance from many years ago.
    Find Lori’s sheet music at: Sheet Music Plus (affiliate link), JW Pepper, and Sheet Music Direct
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    “Russian Christmas Music” (Finale), performed by OSU Symphonic and Concert Bands
    OSU School of Music
    Crystal Lake Community Band

    • 5 min
    Writing for Woodwinds

    Writing for Woodwinds

    Synopsis:
    Here are a few tips and trick for writing for woodwind instruments
    Find Lori’s sheet music at: Sheet Music Plus (affiliate link), JW Pepper, and Sheet Music Direct
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    Instrument studies for eyes and ears – Jacobs School of Music
    Tonal Diversions Music Podcast Episode 2: Writing for Clarinet

    • 10 min
    Episode 20: Adventures with Dorico (and NotePerformer), part 3

    Episode 20: Adventures with Dorico (and NotePerformer), part 3

    Synopsis:
    Part 3 of Lori’s adventures with Dorico notation software (and NotePerformer). I’ve spent more time with the software and wanted to give an updated episode
    Find Lori’s sheet music at: Sheet Music Plus (affiliate link), JW Pepper, and Sheet Music Direct
    Support Tonal Diversions when you shop at Amazon or via PayPal
    Tonal Diversions Website
    podcast@tonaldiversions.com
    Dorico
    Dorico YouTube channel
    NotePerformer
    Elaine Gould’s “Behind Bars” (Amazon link)
    Samuel Z. Solomon’s “How to Write for Percussion (Amazon link)

    • 18 min
    Slice of Life: Composing and Other Projects

    Slice of Life: Composing and Other Projects

    Synopsis:
    The latest music projects that have been keeping me busy here at Tonal Diversions.
     
    Find Lori’s sheet music at: Sheet Music Plus (affiliate link), JW Pepper, and Sheet Music Direct
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    Bohemian Rhapsody for Clarinet Choir (audio)
    Sneak peek of “With Joyful Abandon” (piano reduction)
    International Clarinet Association
    Knock on Wood Clarinet Choir
    Tonal Diversions Website
    podcast@tonaldiversions.com

    • 8 min
    Midwest Clinic Adventures 2022

    Midwest Clinic Adventures 2022

    Synopsis:
    This was my second year at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago. A good time was had by all! Find out what I experienced, who I met, and my thoughts on it all. #midwestclinic
    Find Lori’s sheet music at: Sheet Music Plus (affiliate link), JW Pepper, and Sheet Music Direct
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    Transcript
    Photo album
    Proclamation
    Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic
    Joseph Sowa
    Michael Paul Mitchell
    Empowering Female Conductors panelists
    Conducting, Composing, and Performing With Disabilities: An Accessible, Inclusive, and Empathic Vision for Neurodiverse Music
    When Conductor and Composer Are One
    Why Audiences Clap: Creating Exciting and Memorable Performances Through Creativity, Connection, and Communication
    Bud Beyer’s “Completing the Circle” (Amazon link)
    Brass Band of Huntsville
    French Woods Festival of the Performing Arts
    John Mackey
    Julian Bliss
    Baylor University Wind Ensemble
    Bands of the Air National Guard
    Tonal Diversions Website
    podcast@tonaldiversions.com

    • 10 min

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