Category Archives: performance

Composer Opportunity!

Dear composers — The Bludenzer Tage have announced a unique opportunity to work with Eva Zöllner and I on new pieces for clarinet and accordion, with Carola Bauckholt leading the workshop. This is going to be a great project, and … Continue reading

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Underblown Eb clarinet multiphonics

This post is closely related to the post on using the register key, the post on  bass clarinet underblown multiphonics and also to the post on Eb clarinet dyads. It might be worth reading those, as well as the posts on … Continue reading

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14 dyad multiphonics for Eb clarinet

This is a supplement post to the already existing posts on dyad multiphonics for Bb and bass clarinets. Checking those posts out first will give you plenty of background information, and some tips for writing (and playing) these effects. As always … Continue reading

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New: vlog posts on contemporary clarinet technique

I’ve decided to start posting parallel video posts for all of my blog posts with some extra information — check out this first one on air sounds!  And follow my channel on YouTube so you never miss one of these.  … Continue reading

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9 Gateway Pieces to Contemporary Music for Pop Lovers

In classical music, we’re regularly discussing how to attract new audiences, particularly from the huge number of adventurous pop music fans who are willing to try something different. Alan Davey, controller of BBC Radio 3, in his recent article for … Continue reading

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