Klarinet Archive - Posting 000018.txt from 1996/04
From: Jim Freeman <collnjim@-----.EDU>
Subj: Re: advice sought on student mouthpieces
Date: Mon, 1 Apr 1996 15:22:45 -0500
Clark Fobes has a GREAT student mouthpiece available for about 30 bucks.
Both Fred Wiener and Phil Muncy carry them.
On Sun, 31 Mar 1996, Ann Quinn wrote:
> I'm looking for suggestions on mouthpieces for students of 0-3 years
> experience who are currently playing on Bundy's, etc. I know my first "good"
> mouthpiece was a Portnoy, but those apparently aren't made anymore. Next was
> a Vandoren, but they're awfully expensive for parents who aren't sure about
> this whole thing. Is there a decent sounding mouthpiece for under $50? What
> kind of reeds would you suggest with it? While I'm at it, what are people's
> favorite beginning method books. Mine at the moment is the Collis Modern
> Course with supplementary duets, but I'm sure there are lots that I've never
> seen. (Don't suggest Rubank). Thanks! Ann Quinn