Products Used

High quality and elegance; the MoBa is simply the best. I'm glad to have become part of the Backun artists family. - Jessica Davy

Biography

Jessica Davy is a clarinetist, composer and educator who has performed and has had her works performed throughout the east coast at venues including New York's Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center's Avery Fischer and Alice Tully Halls, the Van Vleck Mansion in Montclair, NJ, CAMI Hall, NJPAC, Symphony Space, Philadelphia's Kimmel Center, and The Boston Symphony Orchestra Cafe. Jessica is a Backun Artist, playing Backun MoBa Cocobolo Gold Clarinets.  
 
Jessica received her Bachelors Degree in 2008 in Clarinet Performance under Ricardo Morales of the Philadelphia Orchestra.  She also studied at the New England Conservatory with Craig Nordstrom and with chamber music studies under Richard Stoltzman. 
 
In 2009, Jessica founded the New Jersey Music Society   (formerly known as The New York Chamber Virtuosi), and serves as its Executive Director. In June, 2009, she had her Debut Concert at the Kaufman Center’s Merkin Concert Hall with the NYCV orchestra with three of her  original compositions. Jessica has also had a reading of her music with the American Composers' Orchestra, and has had featured performances at Symphony Space and Galapagos Art Space.  
 
Previously, Jessica has been on the faculty at the 92 Street Y Tribeca teaching Music Appreciation, and is currently performing and teaching throughout New Jersey and NYC. An advocate of musical outreach, Jessica has developed a full concert and lecture series that shares music with the public. From children through seniors, Jessica is working through the New Jersey Music Society to establish a full series that will reach out and inspire the community.  
 
When not immersed in the music world, Jessica enjoys going to art and history museums, taking ballet, watching Downton Abbey, throwing tea parties and being a new mom.


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Fit and Sizing

Barrels

FIT BRANDS
Standard Backun, Buffet, Selmer (USA, Centered Tone, 10G, Series 9), Yamaha, and most other brands
Standard Plus As above, larger bore for more free blowing feel

Selmer Paris

Selmer Paris (Not including Selmer USA, 10G, Series 9)

Yamaha CSG

Yamaha CSG I, II and III

 

Bells

FIT BRANDS
Standard Backun, Buffet, Selmer (USA, Centered Tone, 10G, Series 9), Yamaha (including CSG), and most other brands
Selmer Paris Selmer Paris (Not including Selmer USA, 10G, Series 9)

Vocalise Bb Mouthpieces

MODEL MATERIAL OPENING FACING LENGTH COMPARES TO
R Hard Rod Rubber Close Short M13/15
G Hard Rod Rubber Medium Medium 5RV/M30/BD5
H Hard Rod Rubber Open Long B40/B45
CG Proprietary Synthetic Open Long BD4/B40
Z Hard Rod Rubber Extreme Open Long BD7

Vocalise Bass Mouthpieces

MODEL MATERIAL OPENING FACING LENGTH COMPARES TO
CG
Proprietary Synthetic Open Long B46/B50

Alpha Mouthpieces

MODEL MATERIAL OPENING FACING LENGTH COMPARES TO
Bb Plastic Medium Medium 5RV Lyre
Bass Plastic Medium Medium 5RV Lyre