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Re: Clarinet player plays G on Mouthpiece????
Posted by Doc on 12/5/2017, 10:42 pm, in reply to "Clarinet player plays G on Mouthpiece???? "
Have them place the top teeth on the MP--bottom lip off the reed. Have them blow and move the bottom jaw to the reed until a sound happens. Once they have the sound, tell the not to bite. Do this several times until they get the feeling, then have them start there with the embouchure set. Remember, no biting! Set embouchure and use fast air. They should be playing a Sharp F# (20-30 cents). Hope this helps.
: So I've got an eighth grader who plays with a
: VERY shaky sound. Her chin bunches up when
: she plays, but her bottom lip is in the
: right spot I think.... Also on her
: mouthpiece and barrel, she is playing a G
: instead of an F#.