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Re: Beginner Clarinet Reed Strength
I nearly always have beginners buy VD 3 blue box. Iíve found softer reeds help a bit (2.5) but only for the first couple weeks, and that if you donít move them up relatively quickly they will be playing on soft reeds forever. I buy 2-3 boxes of 2.5s and hand them out to kids to start and then move them to 3s once theyíre consistently making a good tone on the G# on mpc/barrel.