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 RE: Greg Smith mpc for beginners?
Author: Greg Smith 
Date:   1999-08-15 14:51

If the difference in price is a few boxes of reeds between a machine made Vandoren mthpc let's say and a finely made handcrafted mouthpiece, and if there is even a little improvement of the fundamental performance for you (guided by your teacher of course) - and since the mouthpiece reed combination is by far the most important part of the set up, the answer seems clear as Mark states.

What you pay for is the quality of the hand work that no machine (as in Vandorens, Woodwinds, Selmers, etc.)can duplicate.

If I had had a mouthpiece from the start that was of the quality that I speak of, the road to where I wanted to get would have been a heck of alot more efficient and enjoyable!
I knew from age 13 that I wanted to be a professional clarinetist in a top orchestra. *******Gregory Smith*******
Mark Charette wrote:
Karel Vahala wrote:
I would appreciate advice on the suitability of Greg Smith mpcs for a beginner like myself.
I'll not speak directly to Greg Smith mouthpieces, but to any fine mouthpiece:

They make a _world_ of difference! What you'll do is order 3 or 4 mouthpieces of different styles from the maker, and then select the one(s) that suit you, returning the others. It'll cost you a bit more in shipping and handling, but the peace of mind is priceless.

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HIROSHI 1999-08-15 15:56 
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Frank 1999-08-17 22:39 
 RE: Greg Smith mpc for beginners?  new
Greg Smith 1999-08-17 23:11 

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