The clarinet is a popular choice for Beginning Band. It has a remarkable range from low to high sounds and from loud to soft.

Personality Traits

  • focused
  • detailed
  • enjoy working in groups

Physical Characteristics

  • ability to flatten chin and keep cheeks from puffing out
  • non-double jointed fingers

Must be rented or purchased from a music company along with the required accessories. About 15% of the beginning band will be selected to play clarinet.

Examples of Great Clarinet Playing

Julian Bliss Playing Flight of the Bumblebee