Today our special guest on the program is Sean King who is the Manager of Artist and Customer Experience at Légère Reeds. We discuss how the idea of synthetic reeds came to be, how the products have changed and improved over the years, some tips and tricks on getting the most out of your reeds, and Légère’s new European Cut Synthetic Reeds that include some exciting new features.

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Sean Perrin

Sean Perrin is the founder of Clarineat.com and the host of the Clarineat Podcast. He is also an active performer, recording artist, and music educator currently living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Sean has performed as a substitute clarinetist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, The Red Deer Symphony, The Bow Valley Chorus, and many other local ensembles. As a teacher he has worked as a clinician for The Banff Centre, The University of Calgary, The Mount Royal Conservatory. For further information, including how to get in touch with Sean, please click here.

5 Comments

Anne · June 17, 2021 at 2:46 pm

At 32:05 the sound stopped. Would love to hear the rest.

    Sean Perrin · June 17, 2021 at 4:45 pm

    I’ve checked and the whole episode is working. Please try to refresh your browser, or try listening on Apple Podcasts or Spotify and see if this helps solve the issue. Thank you!

Anonymous · June 17, 2021 at 4:04 pm

Thanks so much for this. I am an adult armature who started playing clarinet with our local New Horizons Band 4 years ago when I retired. I discovered Legere reeds a couple of years ago and now play almost exclusively on Legere Eurocuts with a Backun Vocalize mouthpiece and love it as it is so much more consistent than cane reeds. As a slight disadvantage, I can’t blame my reed for my squeaks and poor tone anymore!

    Sean Perrin · June 17, 2021 at 4:45 pm

    So glad you enjoyed this episode! Enjoy your trouble-free reeds!

Christopher Kang · June 23, 2021 at 12:04 am

i wonder why the German Legere reeds never went through the different iterations like the French reeds.

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