Yamaha YCL-450S Wooden Clarinet
This clarinet is perfect for anyone looking to upgrade from a resin clarinet to a wooden one. Including features such as a grenadilla body, blue steel springs, silver plated keys and more, the clarinet has a fantastic tone, projection, and response. This is the perfect step-up instrument for an aspiring clarinet player who has outgrown their current beginners instrument.
Yamaha has a great reputation when it comes to musical instruments, with 125 years experience. This clarinet is made to a high standard and enables the student to transition smoothly from a resin clarinet to a wooden one. This instrument produces a surprisingly professional sound, while being very reasonably priced. Perfect for the intermediate student who has outgrown their beginners’ clarinet and wish to move on to something more serious.
With a barrel design and bell shape very similar to that of Yamaha’s professional Custom V Series, the YCL450 Clarinet offers a very pure, focused and responsive sound through all registers. The body is made solely of Grenadilla wood, and features 17 silver-plated, hard-wearing keys that are supported by blue steel springs for added ergonomics. Yamaha YCL450 Clarinet has been extremely popular with intermediate/advanced students and keen beginners and deservedly so – Yamaha instruments are known for their excellent quality and durability that will go the distance. Supplied with a CL4C mouthpiece, ligature and cleaning accessories in a smart, lightweight gig-style case.
- Grenadilla wood body - high quality hard wood which provides a warm and mellow tone
- Pisoni pads
- Silver-plated keys - hard-wearing and easier to hold
- Barrel design taken from Custom model - produces a focused tone and quick response
- Bell features resonance chamber which aids projection and improves intonation in lower notes, allowing for consistency and confidence
- Blue steel springs - these give the keys a lighter touch whilst producing a smooth, quick action
- Straight tone holes with tapered undercuts - helps give a clear and stable sound which reduces squeaking
- Supplied with high quality lightweight durable case with shoulder straps and large compartment for accessories
- Includes a CL4C mouthpiece, ligature and cleaning accessories