Products Used

Biography

Current principal clarinet of Guiyang Symphony Orchestra, Tang Wei-Guo is also a member of Ange Clarinet Quartet and Chinese Clarinet Union (CCU).
Under the tutelage of prof. Chi Zheng, Wei-Guo attained his bachelor’s at Xian conservatory in 2005. A year later, he successfully auditioned to the position of principal clarinet at the EOS orchestra, embarking on a Artist diploma at EOS Orchestra Academy at Central Conservatory in Beijing with prof. Fan Lei at the same time.

Mr.Tang is also a prize winner in several important clarinet competitions in China, most notably 1st prize at the national clarinet competition in 2001 and 2nd prize at the China young artist concerto competition in 2005.
Passionate about developing interest in the clarinet in China, Wei-Guo has given masterclasses in conservatories and festivals around China, for example Xi’an International Clarinet Festival (2018), and Qingdao international clarinet masterclass, (2018). Wei-Guo is a Backun Artist and performs on Backun Lumière Clarinets.



Products Used

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