MARCA REEDS – please note we no longer sell reeds on this site or our sister site theclarinetcompany.com All other accessories are available.
Leslie Craven and Dr Daniel Bickerton and the University of Cardiff School of Music welcome Special Guest artist Mark O’Brien Bass clarinet C.B.S.O. on Sunday 3oth April 9am – 7pm for a day of inspiring clarinet and Saxophone events: concerts , workshops with Mark O’Brien and master classes with Leslie Craven, , ensembles large and small, one to one accompaniment...Read more
Please visit the Ridenour Sonoro pages for all new additions to the Sonoro range and the new Noblissimma Ridenour mid-price clarinet. Now there is a less expensive Sonoro alternative for players starting and going through to Grade 8 the new Sonoro SM. Two models of bass clarinet and more exciting and incredible value new models on the way – watch...Read more
For the price of an average stock mouthpiece this hand finished (to your preference) is available at a budget price and even less if bought with a clarinet – played by many top players and tested and adjusted to suit your playing style personally by Leslie CravenRead more
This from an adult learner (aged 66) of clarinet of about grade 5/6 standard who drove the 5-6 hours from Durham for an individual residential weekend : Dear Les Thank you again for a very enjoyable weekend, for your invaluable teaching (and patience). The intensity of the sessions was just right to drill down the correct method into a...Read more
Summer is an ideal time to consider a weekend or mid week break with your clarinet and some friends or even as an individual – to get my undivided attention. Great tuition, innovative and instructional classes, good food and drink of all sorts and lots of fun whilst doing some serious learning about repertoire and how to play the clarinet....Read more
Recently RCP UK has received a state of the art card reader from 123 SEND a reputable Card reader company a new facility for those unable to make payment by bank transfer or other means. This is administered by Cardnet of Lloyds bank – secure and efficient. Most major cards are accepted and I hope to be of service to...Read more
Today I saw an amusing comment on a website for a major musical instrument shop in a review of the wooden C clarinet ( weirdly named after a Cremonese master violin maker) on their site. The reviewer commented that he “only had to fill in a few holes to try to get the clarinet into tune (and then there were...Read more