Clarinet

Best clarinet mouthpiece for beginner

Best clarinet mouthpiece for beginner

The Vandoren B45 is the mouthpiece of choice to take you a little further as an advanced beginner to intermediate player. Widely recommended by teachers and experienced players, this mouthpiece delivers a great playing experience and is widely appreciated by Clarinet players of many levels.

  1. What is the best mouthpiece for a clarinet?
  2. What size clarinet reed should a beginner use?
  3. Do clarinet mouthpieces make a difference?

What is the best mouthpiece for a clarinet?

Best Clarinet Mouthpieces

What size clarinet reed should a beginner use?

The higher the number, the harder or more resistant the reed. Beginners, especially young people, will usually start with a #2 or #2.5, and will typically aim towards a #3 or #3.5 as they begin to play high C and above.

Do clarinet mouthpieces make a difference?

A different/better mouthpiece can make a world of difference to your performance and sound from the clarinet. It is difficult to imagine how this can be so, but it really is. It is the equivalent of having the correct mouthpiece for a brass instrument, or a better bow for a string instrument.

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