Products Used

  • Lumière Bb Clarinet
    from $10,099 CAD

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  • Solid Silver Register and Thumb Tubes
    from $179 CAD

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  • Vocalise Bb Mouthpieces
    from $179 CAD

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The Lumière clarinet's appearance, build quality, intonation, and playability set it far apart from anything else I've ever played. Congratulations to Morrie Backun and the entire team on an incredible achievement of engineering and design. - Sean Perrin

Biography

Sean Perrin is the founder of Clarineat.com and the host of the internationally-acclaimed Clarineat Podcast and OK Podcast internet radio shows. He is also an active performer, recording artist, and music educator who lives 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. In 2015 he recorded his first solo album called "Dreamsongs" with support from the Alberta Foundation of the Arts, Jazz YYC, and Kickstarter campaign that reached 137% of its funding goal. The project reached #5 on the Canadian Jazz charts on Apple iTunes.

Also an accomplished teacher, Sean is on faculty at the The Mount Royal University Conservatory, and has worked as a clinician for The Banff CentreThe University of Calgary, the Department of National Defence, and numerous other organizations.

In addition to his creative, performing, and teaching work, Sean is the online Online Sales and Marketing Coordinator for the world-renown clarinet manufacturer Backun Musical Services.

Sean obtained his Bachelor of Music Performance Degree (BMus) in 2009 from The University of Calgary, where he studied with Steve Amsel.

 



Products Used

  • Lumière Bb Clarinet
    from $10,099 CAD

    Learn More
  • Solid Silver Register and Thumb Tubes
    from $179 CAD

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  • Vocalise Bb Mouthpieces
    from $179 CAD

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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