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Practice made peaceful.

D’Addario has everything beginning students need to stay interested, inspired, and on track. For many kids, learning to play an instrument is the most fun part of school. D’Addario Woodwinds products help keep it that way, while setting them up for success. Our woodwind products reward beginning players with easy response and effortless control.



Beginning Players Rico Reeds

Rico Reeds

Rico Reeds are recognized by educators as the best for their beginning students. Unfiled, with traditional blank and profile, these quality reeds ensure ease of use, and come at an affordable price.

alto saxophone
tenor saxophone 
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Beginning Players Royal Reeds

Royal Reeds

Ideal for both beginning and advancing players, Royal Reeds feature a precision filed cut, with a traditional blank and profile, to maintain an easy response.

alto saxophone
tenor saxophone 
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Woodwinds Accessories

Graftonite Mouthpieces

Beginning Players Graftonite Mouthpiece

Designed by Arnold Brilhart, these sleek Graftonite Mouthpieces incorporate revolutionary materials, so students can achieve easier tone production at an affordable price. 

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The Right Way to Assemble Your Instrument

Beginning Players Assembling

Part of keeping your instrument playing beautifully is assembling it properly. Whether you’re a new player or you just want to brush up on the correct procedure, these resources will help make your instrument assembly a model of efficiency. 

For clarinet
For saxophone
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