This new clarinet reed is an exact copy of Robert DiLutis' hand made reed. The model reed was laser scanned and then adjusted to have perfect balance and response. The tips are flexible and the heart is higher then normal clarinet reeds. Perfectly balanced and hand tested, each reed has a 400 grit polished reed bottom and .127” thickness blank. Made from French Cane, these reeds are designed for the professional clarinetist and are only available in size 2.5, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5 and 5. Box of 10
Robert DiLutis was appointed Professor of Clarinet at the Louisiana State University School of Music in the fall of 2009. Previously Mr. DiLutis was Assistant Principal and E-flat clarinetist with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and Professor of Clarinet at the Eastman School of Music. Mr. DiLutis has also served on the faculties of the Baltimore School for the Arts, St. Mary's University in Texas, and Nazareth College in New York. Most recently Mr. DiLutis developed and taught an Orchestral Audition Training Program for the LSU School of Music. His many clinics and master classes have included Ithaca College, Hartt School of Music, Boston University, New England Conservatory and the Longy School of Music.
Making his Carnegie Hall Recital debut in 1989, Mr. DiLutis has also performed as featured soloist with ensembles such as the San Antonio Symphony, Laredo Symphony, River City Consort and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Recently Mr. DiLutis toured with the New York Philharmonic on its historic trip to Pyongyang, North Korea. Mr. DiLutis is a graduate of the Juilliard School where he studied with David Weber. Previous to his studies in New York, he studied with William Blayney at the Peabody Conservatory in Maryland. Mr. DiLutis is an Artist for Buffet USA and plays Buffet clarinets exclusively.
As part of Professor DiLutis' comprehensive program at LSU, he is offering classes in Clarinet Choir, Instrument Repair, Single Reed Making, Orchestral Repertoire, Clarinet Master Class, "How to Win an Orchestral Audition", Chamber Music, Clarinet, Eb Clarinet and Bass Clarinet lessons. This summer Mr. DiLutis will be hosting the Clarinet Academy of the South at LSU alongside Prof D. Ray McClellan from the University of Georgia