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DCA helps you connect the dots between your training, aspirations, unique voice and all aspects of who you are, in an environment where you feel like your dreams are possible.

This site is dedicated to supporting your work as clarinetists, musicians, and teachers, no matter your level, age, or career status. Ideas, tools, and resources shared online here, and in our programs will elevate your playing and lead you toward your potential. 

Love the bass?

The Bass Clarinet Master Course

Whether you're gunning for one of those 4 big orchestra spots open right now, or are just getting your feet wet, these 10 distinguished performer/pedagogues will put you on a path of bass clarinet excellence. This epic digital course contains over 200 videos and 200+ pages of resources, lifetime access and a few surprises!

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THRIVE Membership

Our THRIVE membership is at the heart of everything we do. We know that making it as a musicians requires way more than practice - or what they teach in music school. Members explore optimal performance through a blend of technique, wellness, business and career topics. You get live masterclasses with incredible guests, video lessons, community PODs and resources!

Want to grow your own studio?

The Studio Building Masterplan

This modern, exciting, step-by-step course is your guide to building a sustainable and profitable private studio from the ground up. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit and watch your studio come alive in 8 short weeks.


Hi friends! We're Ixi and Tiffany.

Clarinetists, professors, note-book lovers and enthusiasts about helping empower you on your musical path.


Clarinet Essentials

Get 28 days of scales, so you don't have to think about what to practice. Let us do that.

Wow, sounds great!

Play bass? These altissimo fingering charts from both Nicolas Baldeyrou and Jonathan Russell go up to double high G. Holy moly, make sure your neighbors aren't home! 

I need these now!

Use Your Thumbs for High Notes

How to give large intervals enough space. What is this magic?

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Intonation: Learning to Anticipate and Adjust

Does it require a sixth sense to have good intonation? Feel like you don't exactly know how to practice it? We're here to help!

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Not Now 

In order to get more done, you’ve got to learn how to not do things.

That's right. At least not do them completely. Or not today. Or maybe not even this week. 

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