The High altitude Clarinetist

Zelnick, Stephanie
September 2015
Clarinet;Sep2015, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p32
The article presents a brief guide for clarinet performance at higher elevations. Topics discussed include aspects of mastering clarinet in all locations, possibilities of training for auditions and performances at high altitudes and reference of a survey of clarinetists including Bil Jackson, Lauren Jacobson and Blake McGee who were employed at high elevations. It discusses the impacts of higher elevations on breath support, phrasing, and tone quality.


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