Klarinet Archive - Posting 000413.txt from 1997/09
From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>
Subj: Re: Manufacturing deficiencies (was something else)
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 1997 23:11:58 -0400
At 08:36 PM 9/7/97 -0600, you wrote:
> It doesn't excuse Buffet for the mouthpieces but just for anyone
interested - we get our music store to replace the mouthpieces that come
with the instruments with mouthpieces of our (the band directors) choice.
No way is a parent going to buy a new mouthpiece (at least in my area)
after having bought a new clarinet - so we take that step out and just have
the mouthpiece figured in on the cost of a new clarinet.
Our store already does a similar thing. All of our student-line plastic
and wood Selmer clarinets are ordered from the factory with HS*
mouthpieces. Bundy saxes get C*'s. Yamaha YCL-34's are equipped with
Bill Hausmann bhausman@-----.com
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Essexville, MI 48732 http://members.wbs.net/homepages/z/o/o/zoot14.html
If you have to mic a saxophone, the rest of the band is too loud.