Tag: Clarinets

C clarinet prize donation ICA ClarinetFest® 2018

C clarinet prize donation ICA ClarinetFest® 2018 I donated a C Clarinet as a prize drawing to the ICA ClarinetFest® 2018 in Ostend, Belgium…. The winner was Camilla from Norway…..

Clarinet Poster CL-204

Clarinet Poster CL-204 Now I know I  am going to hear from clarinet players… but having played the clarinet for over 60 years I believe I understand the beast. It is called the “Mystery Stick”, “My Worst enemy” and it goes on and on.. The clarinet is likely the most difficult of all the woodwinds […]

Common clarinet repair mistakes: Article No. 1

Common clarinet repair mistakes: Article No. 1 One of the most common mistakes made by many repairmen is they use a pad that is too large for the 1st finger left hand key under the throat A key.  This is the tone hole that allows the open G to speak and if the pad is […]

New ABS Paris Master Model Clarinet

I just got the first shipment of the New ABS Paris Master Model Clarinet (PMM-ABS1) in and they are great.  They have a very quick response, great intonation and the tone of a very good wood clarinet.  This clarinet will last a young student form the start of they’re playing career to their High School Graduation […]

Why does my young clarinet section play flat?

Why does my young clarinet section play flat? Beginning, grade school and junior high clarinets player are often flat because most of the manufactures of student clarinets make them with barrels that are simply too long. The young student that is just starting to produce a tone and have not developed an embouchure needs a […]