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HiTech Clarinet

After months of research and study, I am proud to announce that I am now producing my own mouthpieces from my own designs. I call them the Grabner HiTech Clarinet Mouthpieces, and they are available for all clarinets from E-flat through contra bass. My mouthpieces are produced using cutting-edge, 21st-century technologies. They are designed using CAD software and realized through very high-end additive manufacturing. The designs are traditional with subtle improvements that meet the demands placed on the 21st century clarinetist.

In the sixteen months since the retirement of Hans Zinner, I am the only mouthpiece craftsman to completely re-design and manufacture, not one or two, but an entire line of mouthpieces,

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 little bit more information.

ClarinetFest 2019 was a tremendous success for us and for our new products. Many thanks to all our old and new friends! We had a great kick-off for the new mouthpieces!

Big news - I have just launched a new mouthpiece model. It is the S3M-LE, and it was developed specifically for use with the Legere Signature European Cut reeds. Click here for more information.

Reviews of the new mouthpieces are starting to come in and they are great!

Walter, I just received the mouthpieces (S2C, S2M, S3M) and I can't stop playing them. This will be a tough decision. Congratulations on a great new era......Nancy Skolos

Walter, I just wanted you to know this mouthpiece (S2MO) is great. I tried a couple of other reeds on it (at home) ........and it played better than ever.  I think you are indeed on to something here!!! - Howard Green, prominent Chicago area clarinetist.

Karen and I are both enjoying the mouthpieces (B1C) you sold us at ClarinetFest..... - Andy Rochester

I just finished testing mouthpiece 246 (S3M). You really hit it out of the ballpark with this one............Bruce McGarvey

Walter, (Just) confirming receipt of the mouthpiece (B1C).  Tried it out last night and loved it.  Completely changed my tone in the upper register over the Vandoren I'd been using.  Thanks for your excellent craftsmanship! - Jeff Bruce

.........Just got home from ClarinetFest and travel through the mountains and tried my new mouthpiece.  I’m very happy.  Based on my trial at the conference, I thought I’d have some adjustment time in the altissimo register, but once I got here it plays fine.  While very close sounding to my old mouthpiece, I like it even more. It will become my primary mouthpiece and your previous one is now my backup.........Being a technologist, it’s satisfying to play on a printed mouthpiece too.  You really got the application of the technology right............... Mike Graff

.........................(Upon examing a shipment of S3M's and B1C's). Walter, these are great mouthpieces. You should sell every one!....J. Lawrie Bloom, Chicago Symphony Orchestra..........................

Click here 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.


Zinner Based Mouthpieces

I still have some Zinner-based mouthpieces available. The table below will tell you what models I have left. 
If you want to order one , click on any of the underlined links in the first column.

Previous Zinner-based ModelAvailability
CXZ_G11* 3
CXZ_EB (Eb clarinet)4

New Product - Grabner HiTech 3D Printed Barrels

Impeccable intonation, smooth and easy attack, and focused throat tones.

The Virtuoso Clarinet Mouthpiece
Still Available

With its dark, bold, rich tone color, it is a proven winner.

Available in one facing, medium open. See table above for availability.

"Walter's new Virtuoso mouthpieces have a beautiful balance of warmth, depth, and brillance, with a lightening-fast articulation response and just enough resistance to give us myriad color options, while still feeling free and easy to play. Congratulations, Walter!" - Eric Mandat

 Click here to learn more

New Buffet Clarinets For Sale

 If you are looking for a great new R13 (or Festival), click here, or contact me. These clarinets were persoaally selected by me. They are all prepped and ready to go. They need a new home!

Give me a call - 847-266-8644!


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