Clark Fobes Nova 3L Clarinet Mouthpiece

$230.00

The Clark Fobes NOVA clarinet mouthpieces are professionally finished hard rubber mouthpieces that produce wonderful results at an affordable price.

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Description

The Clark Fobes NOVA clarinet mouthpieces are professionally finished hard rubber mouthpieces that produce wonderful results at an affordable price.

All of the Clark Fobes Bb mouthpieces are hand bored for excellent response and intonation and finished with a CF or 3L facing. They are all play tested and adjusted for optimal colour and response.

Features

  • Tip opening: 1.08mm
  • Facing Length: 18mm
  • Ligature: Not Included
  • Material: hard rubber
  • Instrument: Bb clarinet
  • Country of Origin: USA

About Clark W Fobes

Clark W Fobes received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from C.S.U., Fresno in 1976 and his Masters of Music Degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 1983.

Clark Fobes has had a very active career as a clarinetist in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1981, performing regularly with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, and the California Symphony. He plays the bass clarinet/contra bass clarinet chair with the Skywalker Ranch Orchestra and can be heard on numerous movie soundtracks.

In 1977, Clark was appointed principal clarinetist with the Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra and in the same year began a parallel career as a woodwind repair technician. After moving to San Francisco in 1981 to further his performing career, he found immediate employment as a repair technician and soon became the preeminent clarinet repair specialist in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Clark Fobes started his own business in 1985 and his reputation for fine craftsmanship and expertise in clarinet acoustics drew clients from all over the US. Beginning in 1986, he began serious work and research in the art of mouthpiece design and hand finishing. He launched his own brand of professional clarinet mouthpieces in 1990 and in 1993 introduced his line of “Debut” mouthpieces. These student mouthpieces have become extremely popular in the USA. In 2000, Clark closed his repair business to devote his energies to hand crafting clarinet and saxophone mouthpieces and to the manufacture of his unique solid wood barrels and extensions for the clarinet.

The signature qualities of Clark W Fobes mouthpieces are superior craftsmanship, pure sound, precise articulation and excellent intonation. Fobes mouthpieces and barrels are now played by professional clarinetist around the world including the US, Australia, the UK, Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Specifications

Weight 55 g
Dimensions 155 × 50 × 50 mm

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