Notes and News

July 18, 2019

Next week at ClarinetFest, the clarinet world is in for a special treat! William Hudgins (Principal Clarinet of Boston Symphony Orchestra) and Catherine Hudgins will be premiering SPIRIT: Concerto for Two Clarinets and Orchestra by Daniel Crozier. In the words of Compo...

September 29, 2017

I first met Sean Perrin, the host and founder of Clarineat: The Clarinet Podcast, at ClarinetFest 2015 in Lawrence, Kansas. We've been wanting to do this interview for quite some time, and we finally got the opportunity to chat via Skype earlier this month. Sean asked...

July 24, 2017

The O-rings on your Behn mouthpieces are very easy to remove and install as needed. Please check out the video below for a demonstration.

July 24, 2017

Behn-manufactured mouthpieces feature O-rings intead of cork tenons. Instead of lubricating the mouthpiece tenon, we recommend that you lube your barrel's socket. Any lubrication will work, but we like Carl Sawicki's cork grease the best.

Check out this short video demo...

July 24, 2017

There are many advantages of O-ring tenons over cork tenons. Cork dampens resonance whereas O-rings create a more efficient transfer of energy. They are inexpensive, readily available, and easy to replace for fit. No longer do you need to pay $10-$20 to replace a tenon...