Products Used

Biography

Stephen Ahearn joined the Dallas Symphony in the fall of 2012. Prior to moving to Dallas, he served as Acting Second and E Clarinetist with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Adjunct Professor of Clarinet at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Bass Clarinetist with the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra, and as the principal clarinetist of the Sarasota Opera Orchestra. Stephen has appeared as a guest of the Philadelphia Orchestra; and at Carnegie Hall, the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, and at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in biology and music from the University of Richmond, and a master of music degree from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. His teachers include Todd Levy, Ricardo Morales, David Weber and David Niethamer. He is a D’Addario Winds Performing Artist and a Backun Clarinet Artist.



Products Used

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)

Vocalise Mouthpieces

MODEL MATERIAL TIP OPENING FACING LENGTH
R Hard Rod Rubber Close Short
G Hard Rod Rubber Medium Medium
H Hard Rod Rubber Open Long

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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