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A new series of articles and notes about performance techniques and more.
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 How to videos..

…Coming soon!



Victoria’s first podcast takes at look at the historical recording of Swing low Sweet Clarinet.

Constantly criticising your performance? Victoria looks at the importance of positive evaluation.

A Grand Duo – A podcast by Victoria.




How honest is your practice?   I will have just gone back into the studio to record the first part read more.

Technical tests under pressure.   As my students at the Royal Military School of Music start preparing for read more…

A good warm up.   Doing my usual warm-ups on clarinet and saxes a thought occurred read more…

Multi-tasking.  It is often said that students who play an instrument in school  read more..

My feelings about circles/ringing as a form of learning. I teach a young and very enthusiastic student read more…

Articles and Reviews

Performance Notes by Paul Harris

Playing Lefevre’s Clarinet Sonatas by Colin Lawson

Syllabus Search ‎ – find recordings in our catalogue of pieces in various exam lists

How the UK audition and trial system works by Leslie Craven

Observer review of Leslie Craven