: Make sure the thumbrest doesn't go past the
: knuckle of her thumb. Her thumbprint should
: be directly touching the clarinet so she has
: a better grip on the instrument when she
: plays notes that involve the right hand
: The side of her thumb touches the thumb
: rest. Fleshy part of thumb touches the
: The thumb rest should NOT balance on top of
: the thumb.
: If this doesn't help, maybe she will grow
: into it...if her sound is great maybe have
: her play Eb clarinet...?
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: We have a beginning band clarinet player
: very small hands. She barely covers the
: holes and can not reach most pinky keys.
: Any ideas on how to help?