Yamaha YCL-650 - Bb Clarinet

£1,090.00 Export price
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This the latest version of the YCL-650 Yamaha Clarinet originally released in the Summer of 2022. It is an excellent alternative for those who are serious about their performance but need to watch their budget. The specifications of its bell, barrel, toneholes and other features are very close to those of the top Yamaha Custom models, and its handcrafted finishing ensures top quality performance. This latest improved model also features white leather pads, a new adjustable thumbrest with a sling ring and improved ergonomic keywork.

The YCL-650 is excellent value for money, providing the player with a professional quality clarinet at a much lower price. It contains many of the features and playing characteristics of the custom series clarinets including undercut toneholes, resonance chamber in the bell and many of the benefits only seen on handcrafted instruments.

A straight cylindrical bore ensures a sweet clean sound on this classy instrument. The 650 is made from high quality selected and seasoned Grenadilla wood to ensure the finest tone colour and durability. An ideal upgrade Clarinet for someone progressing from a student model and wanting to enjoy the improvements of tone that wood offers and a long-lasting option.


  • African blackwood body with silver plated keywork
  • Now fitted with white leather pads
  • Adjustable thumbrest with sling ring + 65mm Barrel
  • New left hand F/C linkage system + improved ergonomics
  • Warm sound + Undercut toneholes for precise intonation
  • Supplied in a hard case with cover + Yamaha 4C mouthpiece, lig and cap
  • Includes accessory pack with grease, pullthrough and cloth
  • 2 Year Warranty + Fully Checked & Set-Up prior to sale

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Yamaha YCL-650 - Bb Clarinet Reviews

Anonymous review via Feefo  -  2023-03-07

Great sound and lovely to play

Anonymous review via Feefo  -  2021-05-30

Lovely looking instrument

Anonymous review via Feefo  -  2019-06-01

Beautiful instrument, along with the unstained wood and the silver keys that is so shiny that you can see yourself. It plays as well as it looks.

Harry G Szaniszlo  -  2019-05-24

Beautiful instrument, thank you Dawkes Music for delivering fast and safely!

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