Clarinet Reeds Guide

February 13th, 2013 by Brandon

Reeds

Reeds can be one of the most frustrating, but important, parts of playing any woodwind instrument. Reeds are expensive, and many times parents opt for the cheapest box of reeds available but this can have serious effects on a young player’s musical development. Cheap reeds can be stuffy and hard to play, making it difficult to produce a good sound. There are many different brands of reeds and they come in different strengths, shapes or cuts. Read the rest of this entry »

Clarinet Mouthpieces and Ligatures

February 11th, 2013 by Brandon

Mouthpiece Setup

Your mouthpiece setup (Reed, Ligature, & Mouthpiece) is a critical component of any total instrument setup, and may be more important than the clarinet itself in the early stages of playing. Assuming the main body of the clarinet working properly, spending a little extra time and money on mouthpiece setup can greatly improve the response, intonation, tone quality, and easy of playing of the instrument. After all, this is the part of the instrument that produces the actual sound. It’s important to remember that choosing a mouthpiece setup is an extremely individual process and just because a particular setup works for one person doesn’t mean it will work for you. A good clarinet teacher or our clarinet specialist will be able to point you in the right direction so don’t be afraid to ask questions. Read the rest of this entry »

Choosing the Best Clarinet Brands

February 4th, 2013 by Brandon

We stock a wide variety of clarinet brands appropriate for absolute beginners through the most consummate professionals. We’ve created this clarinet buyer’s guide to the instruments we carry to help you make an informed decision on what instrument is right for you. As always, if you have any questions feel free to call our clarinet specialist. Read the rest of this entry »

Saxophone Rental

October 14th, 2012 by Brandon

Midwest Musical Imports rents instruments for professionals as well as beginners. The length of the rental period can vary from a few days to a year or more.

No hidden fees! All of the rental rates listed  include routine maintenance due to normal wear and tear of the instrument. (Abuse /neglect is not covered.)

If you would like to rent an instrument, please call 1-800-926-5587 or email for availability and further details.

Clarinet Rental

August 2nd, 2012 by Brandon

Midwest Musical Imports rents instruments for professionals as well as beginners. The length of the rental period can vary from a few days to a year or more.

No hidden fees! All of the rental rates listed  include routine maintenance due to normal wear and tear of the instrument. (Abuse /neglect is not covered.)

If you would like to rent an instrument, please call 1-800-926-5587 or email for availability and further details.

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