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 […]

Tuning Tips for Clarinet

How do you tune a clarinet? Depending on which jokes you’ve heard, there are several different punchlines, but I’ll spare you the comic routine for some facts and helpful hints to improve your tuning. All instruments have their own unique tuning tendencies, and the clarinet is no exception. Here’s an overview and factors which can […]

Tips on Buying a Bass Clarinet

Congratulations on making the decision to purchase your very own bass clarinet! Maybe you finally got fed up with the school’s instrument, or maybe you are looking to specialize in this wonderful member of the clarinet family – whatever the reason, here’s everything you need to know before purchasing a bass clarinet: How low can […]

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 […]

Put Your Thinking Cap On

For those of you who are able, now is a wonderful time to improve your playing and take advance of all the time you have at home to accomplish some of your playing goals. Since so many events have been cancelled, and most of us are on a ‘stay in place’ self imposed mandate, its […]

Summer 2020 Repair Course

Lisas Clarinet Shop

Lisa’s Clarinet Shop is proud to announce the launch of a basic repair skills course. It will be hosted online beginning on Saturday July 11th, 2020. Certified Buffet Repair Technician, Bruce Marking, will be teaching online basic repair skills. Enrollment will be limited but we will announce the opportunity to enroll beginning in May of […]

Get Serious About Playing The Clarinet with Serio

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If you care about playing better or helping others play better with professional quality instruments at a price that anyone can afford, then please check out SeriO. It’s our brand new line of Bb, A’s, Eb’s and Bass clarinets. The Bb’s, A’s and Eb’s are all $2500.00 and the Bass to low Bb is $5500.00. […]

Steel City Clarinet Day

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We were so happy to attend Amanda Morrison’s 1st Steel City Clarinet Day. Amanda is an amazing teacher and offered a wonderful opportunity to her community to hear some amazing clarinetists including the following ‘Clarinetist of Steel’: