When looking at clarinets, you may have noticed that there are many different options to choose from. Some are made out of wood, and some out of plastic. But what’s the difference between them, and which one is right for you? We detail below the differences… Read More »Wooden vs Plastic Clarinet
Cooper is a Multi-Instrumentalist, with vast knowledge and experience performing with Sax, Flute, Clarinet, Keyboard, and Blues Harmonica. With a Bachelor's Degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston and studies in Classical Performance at the Lionel Hampton School of Music, he has also more than 10 years of performing professionally, whether while road touring in the U.S. or playing on different cruise ships. He is also an entertainer with his own shows, as well as a producer of his music and of others. Whenever he is not performing, he teaches individual online classes. He mostly plays Jazz, Classical and Popular music.
You may have heard about synthetic reeds being used for some instruments, including clarinets. But what is the big deal with such material? What are the differences between synthetic reeds when comparing to cane reeds? Are they better or worse? And are they worth trying? We’ll… Read More »Synthetic Clarinet Reeds
If you or your child has just recently decided to play the clarinet, now it is time for you to decide on whether to purchase a brand new instrument for the new beginner clarinet player in the house. You can also consider the rental option,… Read More »Clarinets for Beginners – Read This Before Buying a Student Clarinet
There are many reasons for selling a used flute, whether it’s just because you or your child doesn’t play it anymore, there is a need to upgrade to another flute or you are changing to another band instrument. Depending on the conditions, your flute is… Read More »Selling a Used Flute? How Much It’s Worth and Where to Sell It