New to clarinet scales? On this page you'll find a guide for how to learn and practice scales. You'll also find videos that go over the notes and fingerings of each of the 12 major scales, complete with playing examples.
There are a lot of benefits to learning scales. Here are a few of them:
Start by playing each note of the scale slowly and make sure you are comfortable with all the notes and fingerings. Then play each note in time, one note per beat. Use a metronome to make sure you're playing to a constant beat. Don't go faster than you can actually play! You can increase your speed gradually.
A common way to play scales is in this rhythm:
Use a metronome here so you can make sure your fingers are moving evenly and also so you'll know exactly how fast you can play.