How do you know it’s time to purchase a new instrument?
Based on our of experience helping others sound and play their best, if any of the following below describe you its time to buy a new clarinet; or at least contact us and we will explain in greater detail why your moment to upgrade has arrived.
Top 20 Situations That Warrant Your Serious Consideration to Buy a New Clarinet
- You have played the clarinet for 2-3+ years on a plastic, second hand or old instrument.
- You purchased an instrument and bought the first one, or close to the first one you tried.
- Your instrument is over 15 years old.
- You make a living playing the clarinet and your instruments is more than 10 years old.
- You play in a symphony orchestra and your instrument is more than 5 years old.
- Your instrument has cracked several times.
- Your instrument belonged to a family member and was given to you.
- The instrument you have is constantly having mechanical problems and is often in and out of the shop.
- Your playing seems to not be evolving and progressing, yet you practice regularly and love to play the clarinet.
- Your instrument does not play in tune with itself.
- Your Bb and A are not made by the same manufacturer.
- The sound your instrument makes does not please you.
- The amount of effort it takes to blow into the instrument is too little or too much for you.
- You get a fuzzy, bright or too dark or dull sound on the instrument you have and it does not feel flexible.
- You have upgraded your mouthpiece recently and cannot find any reeds you like any longer.
- You have purchased a barrel recently and still are having pitch problems or still don’t like how you sound on the instrument you own.
- Your clarinet cracked and you executed the warranty and one part of your clarinet was completely replaced.
- You don’t own a professional grade instrument and want to improve.
- Your clarinet sat in the closet for 5+ years, you overhauled it and have been playing it ever since.
- Need one more reason? How about just because you are worth having the very best instrument, at any age, at any skill level, to enjoy sounding and playing your best?