Klarinet Archive - Posting 000226.txt from 1997/12
From: Jennifer Rose McKenna <jrm0013@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Student Level Clarinets
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 1997 17:36:15 -0500
good idea...but usually at the college level you don't have the problem of
not appreciate and taking care of an instrument like youdo at the
unversity of north texas
clarinet concentration/music ed major
On Thu, 4 Dec 1997, Roger Garrett wrote:
> I have many students who come to me with new plastic Vitos....they are not
> any different than their Bundy or Buffet counterparts. I am partial to
> Yamahas however for beginning instruments.
> On a secondary note, we just purchased a one piece plastic vito bass
> clarinet.....for the college....with a good mouthpiece, it sounds very
> good and plays relatively well in tune. This way we do not give our
> beautiful Buffet bass clarinet to a person who might not appreciate what
> it has to offer.
> Roger Garrett
> On Thu, 4 Dec 1997, Dee Hays wrote:
> > I disagree, the schools here have many beginners using them and have had no
> > particular problems. They seem comparable to other student plastics.
> > J. Shouryu Nohe wrote:
> > > The only piece of advice that I can offer concerning student level sticks
> > > is...
> > >
> > > DO _NOT_ PURCHASE A VITO!!!
> > >
> > > It will severely p*ss off your teacher...Right, Dr. Borchert? ^_^
> > >
> > > Shouryu