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Issue 3: First Lesson of Term; Wider Opportunities; Lyons C Clarinets

We’ve done the warm up, the song, and the game, and it’s the moment the children have been waiting for. Everyone is persuaded to sit down; the clarinets are handed out with instructions NOT TO OPEN THEM YET.  The inventory numbers on … Continue reading

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Issue 2: The “Putting Your Clarinet Together” song

Teaching thirty-five children to put their clarinets together, simultaneously, is a real test of control;  your class-control skills, and the children’s self-control skills, never minding other important skills such as “listening to instructions” and even “following instructions”. You need to have … Continue reading

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