Studying an instrument privately not only will have a positive effect in the band hall but students who study an instrument typically:

  • Are more successful in their school, district, region and statewide music settings

  • Often are granted college scholarships

  • Develop executive functioning abilities more deeply and sooner

  • Perform stronger in other classes at school

  • Learn to organize time earlier

  • Become familiar with how to create short term and long term goals and how to reach them

  • Are more prepared for the individual work schedule of college and beyond

As a student of Dr. Davis you will be receiving clarinet lessons, but will also have unlimited access to the following available through the Current Student Portal available on this website:

  • Special preparatory materials for the District, Region, and All-State Competitions posted 

  • Full studio (across district) masterclasses and clinics for studio students only

  • Scheduled Virtual Group Warm-Up Sessions with Dr. Davis and other studio members

  • Individual Boot Camp Sessions on special topics such as

    • Tone Development

    • Voicing and Intonation

    • Finger Movement

    • Developing Technical Skills

    • Learning Music

    • Practicing Music

    • Articulation

  • Articles on various topics such as practicing, instrument maintenance, and other tips and tricks from Dr. Davis

  • Dr. Davis's Clarinet Podcast 

  • Unlimited recording evaluations

  • Much more!

With Dr. Davis's experience as both a clarinetist and a former band director, students will have the benefit of hearing input on their playing not only from the performer perspective but also from a more general perspective with regard for how the clarinet fits into the larger picture of the band, orchestra, and chamber music setting while also learning in-depth techniques on how to break down and prepare solo unaccompanied and with piano repertoire. 

To set up a trial lesson and for any questions you may have email Dr. Davis at vdavisclarinet@gmail.com.

Dr. Davis is currently serves as clarinet faculty in Garland ISD, Rockwall-Heath ISD, Anna ISD, and Northwest ISD. For specific school listings please contact via email. 

© 2022 by Vanessa Davis, Clarinetist & Instructor

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