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Why You Need a Step-Up: Clarinet

Learning to play a new instrument is fun and exciting, isn't it? You’ve been working hard– perfecting your embouchure, improving your playing technique, learning new songs– and now you’re ready to upgrade to your step-up clarinet! As you were starting band, your beginner clarinet was picked just for you because it was made to be easy to understand how to play. As you advance in your second or third year of band you’ll start to put more demands on your... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Tuesday, February 9, 2021

How to Sanitize Your Wind Instrument

Sanitizing Your Wind Instrument Welcome to Amro Music. Today we're going to be talking about sanitizing your instrument. If you play a wind instrument in band or orchestra, you should know that it's important to keep all of your gear sanitized. This is especially true if you've been sick or been around someone who is sick. That is also a great time to get new cleaning brushes, swabs, and polishing cloths. So, go ahead and clean your instrument following the steps in... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Friday, March 20, 2020

How to Clean Your Clarinet

Any instrument that isn't cleaned on a regular basis is likely to become unsanitary quickly. Food particles, sugar, and germs don't just create a breeding ground for bacteria, but they also change the tonal characteristics of the instrument. The clarinet is especially prone to this happening. Its small size, tight fit in the case, and small vents (tone holes) trap any moisture left in the instrument when they player is done. Fortunately, it's easy to do preventative cleaning on your clarinet... Read More
Posted by Ben Fonville at Friday, March 6, 2015