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Buffet Crampon R13 Clarinet in A with Silver Keys HAND SELECTED BY EMIL KHUDYEV-[@]

Buffet Crampon

Buffet Crampon R13 Clarinet in A with Silver Keys HAND SELECTED BY EMIL KHUDYEV

$ 4,867.00 $ 8,312.00

Quinn the Eskimo Artist Select Series

This clarinet has been individually played and selected for superior playing characteristics by Emil Khudyev, the current Associate Principal Clarinet with the Seattle Symphony. Prior to this position, he was appointed as the instructor of clarinet at the Interlochen Arts Academy. He has also served as the acting Associate Principal; Second and E flat Clarinet of the Kansas City Symphony. Recently named as the first Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition winner, Emil Khudyev is recognized as an outstanding musician on the international concert stage today. Emil has won numerous competitions and awards, including the Yale Chamber Music Society Competition, the Tuesday Music Club Competition, the Yamaha International Competition, the Cleveland Institute of Music Concerto Competition, the Glenn Miller Competition, and the 2004 Detroit (Bohemian) Concerto Competition. Emil was the first clarinetist to win The Harvard Musical Association Foote Prize Award, and was also a recipient of the Yale School of Music’s Prestigious Thomas Daniel Nyfenger Award for Outstanding Achievement and Leadership in Music. Emil is a sought after recitalist and chamber musician and has performed as soloist in prestigious halls and venues such as Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Colton Hall, Severance Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and Seiji Ozawa Hall. Emil is an active chamber musician and a founding member of the Boetti Trio, and has collaborated with artists such as Yo-Yo-Ma, Joseph Silverstein, and members from the Tokyo String Quartet and Linden Quartet.As an orchestral musician, Emil has performed with the world’s top orchestras, including Chicago Symphony, The Cleveland Orchestra, the Opera Naples Orchestra, the Pacific Symphony, the Norwalk Symphony, the New Haven Symphony, the Mansfield Symphony, the Fresno Philharmonic, and a side-by-side with the Berlin Philharmonic. At the Tanglewood Music Festival, Emil was appointed to Principal Clarinet, where he performed under Maestro James Levine, and received the prestigious Gino B. Cioffi Memorial Prize. Emil’s sincere music-creating promotes the arts and builds the next generation of classical music lovers of all ages.

This instrument is brand new and carries the full manufacturer's warranty.

The R13 clarinet is the legendary choice for professional musicians. Musicians are charmed by its rich and focused sound, its power in all registers and its flexibility. The R13 is suitable for all types of musician, symphony or chamber music, soloists, teachers, those in marching bands, students and amateurs. The R13 is made of beautiful grenadilla wood, has an adjustable thumb rest, double fish skin pads, and is available with nickel plated or silver plated keys. 


  • Pitch A 440
  • Carefully selected grenadilla wood
  • Power forged keywork, preplated in copper and finished in silver plate or nickel plate
  • 17 keys and 6 rings
  • Poly-cylindrical bore
  • Double fish skin pads

Instrument Characteristics:

  • High quality stained Grenadilla wood : Stable and durable. Creates best tone quality
  • Hand burnished bore : Improve intonation and centers tone
  • Power forged keywork and posts, preplated in copper and finished in silver plate : High quality long lasting finish
  • Silver plated adjustable thumb rest : Adjustable for optimum comfort
  • Undercut tone holes : Improves tone and ease of response
  • Double fish skin pads : Long lasting, good airtightness

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