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Grabner
HiTech Clarinet
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Here is the latest NEWS

After months of research and study, I am proud to announce that I am now producing all my mouthpieces from my own designs. I call them the Grabner HiTech Clarinet Mouthpieces, and they are available for clarinets from E-flat through Contra Bass. Produced using cutting-edge, 21st-century technologies,  they 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.

In the eighteen 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!

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.

Attention UK customers and clients - Howarth now has good sampling of Grabner HiTech Mouthpieces. Now is your chance to try them out!

Biggest news! As of today (Oct 10, 2019) all 20 mouthpiece models are in full production and ready to ship. It took eighteen months to get it done, but I don't regret a minute! Please try them, they are as good, if not better, than anything I have made in the past.
 


Reviews of the new mouthpieces are coming 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

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 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


My new Grabner basset horn mouthpiece is great!...........Amanda McCandless

OMG, (my student) just left my studio. Your mouthpiece (S3C) sounds wonderful! .............Sue Schwaegler

I just received your mouthpieces (B1C) , and tried them in the hall. They are REALLY GOOD!.....Tzuying Huang, St Louis Symphony.

Your bass clarinet mouthpiece (B1C) has transformed my upper altissimo. Thank you for your craftsmanship......Thomas Becker

I tried your new Eb soprano mouthpiece (E1C) and it was like a light was shining in the darkness. Nothing else came close. Thank you for your new design.



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.

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!

 End of the year sale. $150 off R13 Bb, $200 off Festival

Give me a call - 847-266-8644!

 Partila Buffe Stock


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