CLARINET: Beginner’s Tool Kit with Patti Dilutis

Join BPO musician Patti Dilutis as she walks beginning clarinet students through the basics needed for a strong start.

Find a reference sheet here:

0:00 Intro
0:30 Good Breath
1:12 Good Breath
1:49 Diaphragm Stretching Exercise
3:55 Mouthpiece Setup
6:53 Embouchure
9:23 Tonguing
10:55 The Bridge Key
12:44 Hand Placement
13:00 Opening the Case
13:43 Putting Together the Clarinet
16:23 Putting Away the Clarinet
18:10 Swabbing the Clarinet
21:32 Tips for a Stuck Barrel


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