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 Need advice....
Author: ClearClarity 
Date:   2017-05-07 11:39

Hello fellow readers!

(This will be long....)

I'm a musician, just like all of you I guess. And I need some advice. I'm 14 years old (pls no one get mad), I live in the Philippines and I played alto sax for 5 years. After for playing for so long, I decided to switch to clarinet because: 1. Its for studying abroad in a music school and 2. The embouchure with the sax is similar. Yes I'm aware that I can go with the sax and audition abroad but my aim is in a classical orchestra. Plus my style of sax is pop so it doesn't really help. I played clarinet for 7 months now (I think) and just recently someone told me I had a potential with bassoon. So I gave it a shot and he really liked my sound. Plus he said that bassoons are in demand. Is that true? So anyway I bought a bassoon(Lark. Is it any good btw?) and have decided with my father and teacher to learn both clarinet and bassoon. So my question is will it be hard to for me to do those 2 instruments at once? And if so, should I stop 1 instrument? I'm planning to stop sax for awhile and focus into classical. Some people say it will be hard for me. But I believe I can do it and I really enjoy playing both of them. Just wanted you to give me your thoughts into this subject and maybe help to truly strengthen my decision. Thanks for reading and hopefully giving me some replies. (*^_^*)

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