Spotlight: Backun Clarinets

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Spotlight: Backun Clarinets

…Introducing…..Backun Professional and Artist Clarinets…

NEW at Art’s Music Shop!

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Backun Professional Protégé Cocobolo Clarinet: Silver Plated Keys
Backun Professional Protégé Cocobolo Clarinet: Rose Gold Plated Keys
Backun Professional Protégé Grenadilla Clarinet: Silver Plated Keys

From your first lesson to First Chair!
As an aspiring artist, you need a clarinet that will take you from the practice room to center stage. Enter the Protégé Bb Clarinet. The perfect fit for students, amateurs and aspiring professionals.

An affordable professional instrument, the Protégé Bb Clarinet is the next logical step between beginner and Artist models. With its uncompromising tone, impeccable intonation and a unique acoustical design, the Protégé redefines what an aspiring player needs in a clarinet.

Crafted from the same high-quality woods and materials as Backun and MoBa Artist Clarinets, the Protégé Bb Clarinet will help you secure your place on center stage. After all the hours spent practicing, you deserve to be there!


• Exceptionally aged Cocobolo Wood

• Silver Plated keys and mouthpiece

• Includes Protégé Barrel, Protégé Bell and Single Case

The various plating options (some by special order only) on mouthpieces and keys for both Cocobolo and Grenadilla wood models: Silver, Nickel, Black Nickel, Yellow Gold, Rose Gold

Backun Artist Cocobolo Clarinet: Silver Plated keys

Reinventing the Clarinet One Piece at a Time
For a clarinet to play as an extension of your soul, each piece of wood must be painstakingly selected, each tonehole masterfully crafted, each key evenly balanced and each pad perfectly sealed, all in pursuit of this: The Backun Clarinet.


• Exceptionally aged, highly figured Cocobolo Wood

• Completely redesigned F to F# connectgion for simultaneous actuation

• Ergonomically sculpted register key for lightning fast movement

• Special silencing materials to reduce mechanical noise and increase responsiveness

• Left hand lever keys fit with micro screw adjustments to eliminate lost motion

• Left hand post anchor for rock-solid alignment

• Low E reinforced hinge rod support with second crowsfoot on the Low E/F for maximum stability

• Raised and custom tapered tonehole on the Low E to improve tuning and voicing

• Unsurpassed out-of-the-box performance with the highest level of finishing work

• Individual Coil Springs embedded in the body to create a consistent and balanced action when articulating the upper trill keys

• BMS Modular Posting System designed to make key fitting and refitting precise and effortless (Patent Pending)

• Combination carbon fiber and titanium upper and lower joints for an uncompromising fit and seal (Patent Pending)

• Revolutionary trill key design with enlarged finger buttons and an independent guide system to maintain superior alignment

• Unique thumb rest that is fully adjustable by the player — aiding in correct hand positioning, comfort and stability

• Precision keywork fit on a unique proprietary posting system manufactured in-house — for long-term reliability and true touch sensitivity

• Backun Acoustical Design with selected matching upper and lower joints for amazing tuning and voicing

• Silver Plated keys and mouthpiece

• Includes 2 Backun Fatboy Barrels, 1 Backun Traditional Bell and Custom Case (mouthpiece not included)

Also available (special order only): Yellow Gold or Rose Gold plating option on mouthpieces and keys

Backun Artist MoBa Cocobolo Clarinet: Yellow Gold Plated keys

Perfection Doesn’t Happen…You Have to Design It
Not merely an upgrade, but rather a new model on an entirely different level. With Low F Vent mechanism for optimal tuning. Each MoBa Clarinet is tuned and voiced to Ricardo Morales’ unwavering standards. Why make sacrifice? Make Music.

Also available (special order only): Rose Gold or Silver plating option on mouthpieces and keys

Check out the Backun Musical Company History Story.
Note: Some images on the site may not match actual instrument finish specifications