News about the new mouthpieces!
months of research and study, I am proud to announce that I am now
producing mouthpieces from my own designs. I call them
the Grabner HiTech Clarinet Mouthpieces. Since the retirement of Hans
Zinner, I am the only mouthpiece craftsman to completely redesign and
manufacture not one or two mouthpieces, but an entire line of
- Eb Clarinet
- Bb and A soprano clarinet
- Alto clarinet
- Bassett Horn
- Bass Clarinet
- Contra Alto Clarinet
- Contra Bass Clarinet.
using cutting-edge, 21st-century technologies, these mouthpices were designed using
CAD software and are realized through very high-end additive manufacturing. The designs
are traditional, with subtle improvements that help meet the demands placed
on the 21st century clarinetist.
I have been asked several times why I chose additive manufacturing to
produce my mouthpieces, and about the material I selected. Click here for a bit more information.Attention UK customers and clients - Howarth now has good sampling of Grabner HiTech Mouthpieces. Now is your chance to try them out!
want to extend a big THANK YOU to the clarinet community. The
acceptance of my new mouthpiece models has been very gratifying! Since
July, we have made and sold over 400 mouthpieces! They are appearing in ensembles worldwide. Some mouthpieces are
already appearing in major symphonies and on Broadway.
models are already clear winners. The B1C bass clarinet mouthpiece has
had a amazing reception. For more information on the B1C, click here.
The S3M and S3M-LE soprano clarinet mouthpieces have developed a wide following.
we are not going to rest on our laurels. Many have said they wanted Bb
mouthpieces with a fuller sound, with more open tips and a larger
chambers. We are working on this already, with an additional new blank to be available in a few weeks.
are quite happy with our source of material, RPU 70, a Rigid Polyurethane.
However, additional materials will be available in 2020. We are only on the
very edge of this technology.
Look for more innovation throughout the
to access more information on the new Grabner HiTech Clarinet
Mouthpieces by function and pitch. You can browse in your category,
until you are ready to drill down to your special selection.
Come try them out!