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Morrie’s expansive knowledge of the clarinet, his commitment for perfection, and a pair of incredibly gifted ears have allowed him to produce the finest products on the market. Morrie, thank you for your friendship and for all of the contributions you have made to the clarinet world. You are a true Artist! - Paul Demers

Biography

 Paul R. Demers has been a member of The Philadelphia Orchestra since 2006. Prior to his appointment, he was a member of “The President’s Own” Marine Band in Washington, D.C., where he performed as soloist, E-flat clarinetist, and a member of the clarinet section. 
 
As a chamber musician, Mr. Demers has performed at numerous music festivals, including the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival, the Saratoga Chamber Music Festival, the Kingston Chamber Music Festival, and the Bravo! Vail Chamber Music Series. In Philadelphia, he performs regularly with Dolce Suono Ensemble and Network for New Music. He currently serves on the faculty of Boyer College of Music at Temple University. During the summer months he teaches at Curtis Summerfest and the New York State School of Orchestral Studies. 
 
Originally from Westbrook, Maine, Mr. Demers attended the University of Southern Maine. He continued his studies at DePaul University in Chicago where he earned a Bachelor of Music, a Master of Music, and a Certificate in Performance. His primary teachers were John Bruce Yeh and Larry Combs. 



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Fit and Sizing

Barrels

FIT BRANDS
Standard Backun, Buffet, Selmer (USA, Centered Tone, 10G, Series 9), Yamaha, and most other house brands
Standard Plus As above, larger bore for more free blowing feel
Selmer Paris Selmer Paris (Not including Selmer USA, 10G, Series 9)

 

Bells

FIT BRANDS
Standard Backun, Buffet, Selmer (USA, Centered Tone, 10G, Series 9), Yamaha, and most other house brands
Selmer Paris Selmer Paris (Not including Selmer USA, 10G, Series 9)

Bb Mouthpieces

MODEL MATERIAL TIP OPENING FACING LENGTH
Alpha Plastic 1.0 mm Medium
CG Crystal
Crystal 1.19 mm Medium Long
MoBa Hard Rubber .99 mm to 1.19 mm Medium Long

Bass Mouthpieces

MODEL MATERIAL TIP OPENING FACING LENGTH
CG Crystal Crystal 1.80 mm 24 mm
MoBa Hard Rubber 1.75 mm Medium long
MoBa Plus Hard Rubber 1.85 mm Medium long

Eb Mouthpieces

MODEL MATERIAL TIP OPENING FACING LENGTH
CG Crystal Crystal 1.19 mm 16.5 mm
MoBa Hard Rubber 1.03 mm Medium Long
MoBa Plus Hard Rubber 1.19 mm Medium Long

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