Klarinet Archive - Posting 000251.txt from 1997/12
From: Roger Garrett <rgarrett@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Student Level Clarinets
Date: Sat, 6 Dec 1997 08:22:23 -0500
Um.....that's not true Jennifer....that's precisely why we bought a vito
one piece bass clarinet!
On Fri, 5 Dec 1997, Jennifer Rose McKenna wrote:
> 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
> elementary levels.
> jennifer mckenna
> 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
> > IWU