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 Re: Yamaha Clarinet
Author: Brenda Siewert 
Date:   2006-08-15 18:52

You can certainly afford an upgrade with the money you've been spending and will spend on a rental. There's always pride in ownership for a good student, so that could be something else to consider in making the step toward buying a better instrument.

Since you mention she is continuing that means she is enjoying learning and playing the clarinet, so that's a huge positive in your direction as a parent toward going ahead with a larger investment in owning an instrument.

I've played clarinet since 1960, so that's a while now, and have had many different types of instruments as well as purchased many for students. I really like the Buffet E-11 and the Yamaha 450N for intermediate players. Your daughter isn't considered a beginner anymore if she's been playing for 2 years, so she really does need a good step-up instrument that would carry her through high school. Either the Buffet E-11 or the Yamaha 450N would do the trick.

While there are many respected sellers on eBay, I do understand your concern over buying from someone you don't know. You could try an online store like Woodwind and Brasswind (http://www.wwbw.com). They have reasonable prices and a good return policy should the clarinet have a problem. You could even have them send you several to try and have your daughter's teacher help her with selection.

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David Peacham 2006-08-15 18:50 
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beantown_Bb 2006-08-15 19:14 
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