The clarinet family is the largest of all woodwinds, including a bass and contrabass version, and is a fixture in concert band and orchestra. It is one of the favorites for beginners starting out on woodwinds due to its portability and it being light weight. It is also one of the newest orchestral instruments having been invented in the 18th century. Vital in marching bands and jazz bands its sound emotes like no other instrument can. Like other woodwinds, the embouchure is very important and our skilled instructors can help you get the sound and intonation you are looking for for all music, from classic to modern.