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The clarinet is a popular instrument that many students
will choose to play.  Willingness to rent or purchase a
a director-recommended instrument is a must as there
are some clarinets on the market whose poor design,
materials, and craftsmanship make it challenging to play.
One necessity of clarinet is the ability to make a flat chin,
a skill that can be taught to every student.  Orthodontia has
minimal impact on clarinet.

Clarinet checklist

* Top and bottom teeth are present and are not
extremely crooked

* Top and bottom lips are not too thin

Other Considerations
Clarinet players keep a rotation of 4 reeds.  With proper
care, a clarinet reed lasts six weeks.  Clarinet reeds cost $25
for a box of 10 reeds.

Clarinet Personality
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