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How to Clean Your Clarinet
Clarinet Playing
By Emily McIvor / October 19, 2020

How to Clean Your Clarinet

Clarinets get dirty, just like every other tool we use regularly. Clarinet mouthpieces also touch our mouths, creating an extra...

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Learn How to Develop the Proper Clarinet Embouchure
By Kristine Dizon / October 5, 2020

Learn How to Develop the Proper Clarinet Embouchure

What is a clarinet embouchure?

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5 Common Clarinet Repairs
By Emily McIvor / September 21, 2020

5 Common Clarinet Repairs

As clarinetists, it’s important to learn to take good care of the instrument to ensure that it performs as well...

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How to Choose a Used Clarinet
By Kristine Dizon / September 8, 2020

How to Choose a Used Clarinet

Choosing a used clarinet can be a difficult and frustrating process. Unlike choosing a new instrument, used clarinets have had...

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What is a Woodwind Instrument?
By Kristine Dizon / August 31, 2020

What is a Woodwind Instrument?

Woodwind instruments are part of the larger classification of wind instruments, and include the flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, and bassoon.

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Comparing Buffet Crampon R13, E11 and E12F Clarinets
By Emily McIvor / August 24, 2020

Comparing Buffet Crampon R13, E11 and E12F Clarinets

Most clarinet students begin playing with a plastic instrument. As they advance, however, graduating to a higher-quality wooden instrument is...

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Guide on Choosing a Ligature for Clarinet
By Kristine Dizon / August 17, 2020

Guide on Choosing a Ligature for Clarinet

To find the best clarinet ligature for your instrument, it is important to consider the following factors: type of clarinet,...

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When/How to Upgrade Reeds and Mouthpieces
By Emily McIvor / August 10, 2020

When/How to Upgrade Reeds and Mouthpieces

Reeds and mouthpieces are essential equipment for playing clarinet, and they must be replaced periodically—especially reeds. How do you know...

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Are you considering purchasing a used professional clarinet?
By Lisa Canning / August 3, 2020

Are you considering purchasing a used professional clarinet?

Here are some Pro’s and Con’s to consider when trying to decide if it’s worth it to buy a used...

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How to Choose a Clarinet Reed
Reeds
By Jenny Macclay / April 13, 2020

How to Choose a Clarinet Reed

For clarinetists, finding the best clarinet reed for you and your setup is a lot like searching for the perfect...

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