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.
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, click here.
The S2C, the S3M and the S3M-LE soprano clarinet mouthpieces have also developed a wide following.
Look for more innovation throughout the coming
received an email the other day from a long-time customer about his
experiences trying out one of my new mouthpieces. I asked him
if I might include his comments on my website. Of course, it is always
nice to receive testimonials. But the real reason to include
it, is that he described, better than I have ever done, my
exact concept of mouthpiece-making. Click here to read his comments.
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.