Squeaking? Blame the mouthpiece??

Post Author: Prof. Anton Weinberg (www.antonweinberg.com)

I am always concerned when teachers and players assume that squeaks on a mouthpiece are caused by the facing being crooked. Yes indeed, it might be a possibility, however my research over many years has found that a great majority of the mouthpieces used by clarinetists that we admire are indeed crooked.

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