As an aspiring artist, you need a clarinet that will take you from the practice room to center stage. Enter the Protégé Bb Clarinet. The perfect fit for students, amateurs and aspiring professionals.
An affordable professional instrument, the Protégé Bb Clarinet is the next logical step between beginner and Artist models. With its uncompromising tone, impeccable intonation and a unique acoustical design, the Protégé redefines what an aspiring player needs in a clarinet.
Crafted from the same high-quality woods and materials as Backun and MoBa Artist Clarinets, the Protégé Bb Clarinet will help you secure your place on center stage. After all the hours spent practicing, you deserve to be there!
Exceptionally aged Cocobolo Wood
Silver Plated keys and mouthpiece
Includes Protégé Barrel, Protégé Bell and Single Case
The various plating options (some by special order only) on mouthpieces and keys for both Cocobolo and Grenadilla wood models: Silver, Nickel, Black Nickel, Yellow Gold, Rose Gold
For a clarinet to play as an extension of your soul, each piece of wood must be painstakingly selected, each tonehole masterfully crafted, each key evenly balanced and each pad perfectly sealed, all in pursuit of this: The Backun Clarinet.
Exceptionally aged, highly figured Cocobolo Wood
Completely redesigned F to F# connectgion for simultaneous actuation
Ergonomically sculpted register key for lightning fast movement
Special silencing materials to reduce mechanical noise and increase responsiveness
Left hand lever keys fit with micro screw adjustments to eliminate lost motion
Left hand post anchor for rock-solid alignment
Low E reinforced hinge rod support with second crowsfoot on the Low E/F for maximum stability
Raised and custom tapered tonehole on the Low E to improve tuning and voicing
Unsurpassed out-of-the-box performance with the highest level of finishing work
Individual Coil Springs embedded in the body to create a consistent and balanced action when articulating the upper trill keys
BMS Modular Posting System designed to make key fitting and refitting precise and effortless (Patent Pending)
Combination carbon fiber and titanium upper and lower joints for an uncompromising fit and seal (Patent Pending)
Revolutionary trill key design with enlarged finger buttons and an independent guide system to maintain superior alignment
Unique thumb rest that is fully adjustable by the player -- aiding in correct hand positioning, comfort and stability
Precision keywork fit on a unique proprietary posting system manufactured in-house -- for long-term reliability and true touch sensitivity
Backun Acoustical Design with selected matching upper and lower joints for amazing tuning and voicing
Silver Plated keys and mouthpiece
Includes 2 Backun Fatboy Barrels, 1 Backun Traditional Bell and Custom Case (mouthpiece not included)
Also available (special order only): Yellow Gold or Rose Gold plating option on mouthpieces and keys
Not merely an upgrade, but rather a new model on an entirely different level. With Low F Vent mechanism for optimal tuning. Each MoBa Clarinet is tuned and voiced to Ricardo Morales' unwavering standards. Why make sacrifice? Make Music.
Also available (special order only): Rose Gold or Silver plating option on mouthpieces and keys
Note: Some images on the site may not match actual instrument finish specifications
Looking for the best? The band stops here!
Art's Music Shophas an easy, worry free lease to own program with several options for student musicians. You can give your child the best chance to learn on a top quality instrument and all of your payments apply to the purchase. Our plans include a liberal exchange policy and lots of other features to save you money and make the experience of being in the band fun and easy. Financing and flexible layaway available too.