Choosing the Right Reed

When playing instruments such as clarinet, saxophone, oboe, and bassoon, the reed can make all the difference. This thin little piece of bamboo can determine the control one has over his instrument, or even the kind of sound and style he wants to make. Without a reed, these instruments will not make any sort of sound — it is of the utmost importance that students select reeds that are appropriate for their skill level and targeted sound. Continue reading “Choosing the Right Reed”