Category Archives: Woodwind Accessories

Breaking in a New Wood Clarinet

Breaking in a new wood clarinet is important to avoid damage to the instrument. Wood clarinets, like all things made of wood, expand and contract with temperature and humidity. Wood products that expand too fast risk cracking. Most wood clarinets are made out of Grenadilla wood, also known as African Blackwood. Grenadilla is an exceptionally […]

Reed Buying Guide for Clarinet and Saxophone

Deciding on the right reed can seem overwhelming in a store or website where there are dozens if not hundreds of different styles, brands, cuts, and strengths to choose from. This guide is designed for students or parents of students who are looking for a helping hand in choosing an appropriate reed. Remember, nothing is […]