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 pair of jeans. There will be a lot of trial and error, but once you’ve found the one, it will be worth the effort. Discovering how to choose the right reed is an important lesson […]

Beginner’s Guide: How to Play the Clarinet

The clarinet is an extraordinary system. The instrument (barrel, upper joint, lower joint, bell), mouthpiece, reed and ligature all work in partnership to create sound, and eventually, beautiful music. When you’re learning how to play the clarinet, having the right reed will help ensure that your instrument sounds its best. In this article, we will […]