Tag: clarinet reeds

Everyday Reed Maintenance Tips

Everyday Reed Maintenance Tips

A good reed is hard to find. Many clarinet and saxophone players spend the better part of their time searching through a box of reeds trying to find the best ones. If…

Cane vs. Synthetic Reeds: Pros and Cons

Whether you’re buying a new box of reeds for your saxophone or clarinet, you’re faced with the same dilemma. Should you buy cane reeds or synthetic reeds? You may have heard good things about both.  While most musicians use basic cane reeds, synthetic reeds are…

When's the Right Time to Replace Clarinet Reeds?

When’s the Right Time to Replace Clarinet Reeds?

Whether you’ve been taking clarinet lessons for two weeks or two years, knowing when to replace clarinet reeds can be tricky. Some musicians think reed replacement is a money-grab by reed manufacturers,…

How to Adjust Clarinet Reeds

For anyone who is new to playing the clarinet, clarinet reeds may seem like a relatively small piece of the instrument. It may be small, but the reed is one of the…

How to Choose a Clarinet Reed

How to Choose a Clarinet Reed

  You can purchase the most expensive, handcrafted clarinet from the best music store in the country, but if the reed is subpar the clarinet will sound like a cheap, defective instrument…