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jpgdangil.jpg (110343 bytes)Welcome to my website. I'm a musician working in the Richmond, Virginia area and the bulk of this site is intended as a resource for school band musicians and their parents. The information presented here is intended to help kids broaden their abilities (particularly in the 'jamming' skills) and parents to become more savvy consumers and boosters. We also try to keep a few special things for those of you who play the clarinet.

Band Students: If you are interested in playing rock, jazz, or other pop music, you came to the right place! Check out some of my links to pop groups who use brass and woodwind instruments. Then enter the JAM SCHOOL and begin training yourself for real-world adventures.

Parents: Visit the Consumer Pages for inside info on good and bad buys in the murky world of music merchandise.

Everyone: Join me on the road as I tour the US and Europe with the musical Blackbirds of Broadway during the Fall and Winter of 1999.

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Personal & Introductory Pages

Who Am I, Anyway?

Why Am I Doing This?

My Own Experiences Learning Music

Upcoming Performances

Site Construction Update

Professional Services

Private Music Lessons

Summer Chamber Groups

Clarinet Program for Home Schoolers

Services as a Clarinet/Sax/Flute Player

Musical Arrangements

Educational Areas

Jam School! - Learn to play and write your own music by ear

Master Theory - online help & hints

Clarinets are Cool!

How Pop Bands Work

What Band Students Can Learn from Guitar Players (& vice-versa)

What Guitar and other rhythm players should know about band instruments

Profiles of Musicians that You Should Know (under construction)

Blackbirds of Broadway Tour - my 1999 romp through the US & Europe. Click that mouse for a taste of life on the road!

My Private Students

Student/Teacher News Items

School Year Lesson Schedule & Dates

Summer Lesson Schedule & Dates

Helpful Links for Students & Parents

Student Instruction Sheets & Exercises Available for Download

Briefing for All-District Auditions 12/8/01

Links (under construction)

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