Products Used

With the Lumières, I found what I was looking for and so much more: unparalleled intonation, consistency of response, clarity and core through all registers, ergonomic and durable keywork, projection without force. These instruments bring my voice to life with greater ease than I have ever experienced.

Biography

Dr. Lisa Kachouee, Instructor of Clarinet at Oklahoma City University, enjoys an active career as a solo, chamber, and orchestral clarinetist. She has performed in Europe, Mexico, and across the United States. Her recent performance highlights include a Carnegie Hall debut; solo and duo concert tours; and international, national, and regional conference performances. She was selected to perform at the International Clarinet Association’s ClarinetFests in Ostend, Belgium; Fort Worth, Texas; and Orlando, Florida. She has performed with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Fort Smith Symphony, Albany Symphony Orchestra, Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia Gulf Coast, and the Taneycomo Festival Orchestra. As a soloist, she has appeared with the Oklahoma Composer’s Orchestra, Oklahoma City University Wind Philharmonic, and the Oklahoma City Sinfonia. She recently joined the artist faculty for the InterHarmony International Music Festival in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany.

Dr. Kachouee tours frequently as a member of Duo Rodinia with percussionist and composer Jamie Wind Whitmarsh. The duo has performed at the International Woodwind Duo Symposium; Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference; SCI Student National Conference; Florida State University New Music Festival; University of Nebraska Kearney New Music Festival; as Featured Guest Artists of the SCI Region VI Conference; and they have concertized at numerous universities and secondary schools. A champion of new music with over forty commissions and premieres to date, Dr. Kachouee recently completed a world premiere recording project with PARMA Recordings anticipated for release in late 2021. She has recorded orchestral and chamber works with Naxos and Vox Novus respectively.

Dr. Kachouee has contributed articles to The Clarinet (online) and published research on the life and works of composer Daniel Nelson. She holds degrees from Florida State University, the University of Arizona, and George Mason University.



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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