Custom Mouthpiece Design written by Karl Hammond of Schilke

Discussion in 'Horns' started by DrunkIQ, Feb 15, 2004.

  1. DrunkIQ

    DrunkIQ Pianissimo User

    Nov 21, 2003
    Austin, Texas
    Schilke Custom Mouthpieces by Karl Hammond

    When I was at TMEA I had to pleasure and honor of meeting Karl Hammond from Schilke Music in person. Mr. Hammond is the custom mouthpiece creator for Schilke and has worked for them since 1993. I have spoken with him in the past as he has produced 3 custom mouthpieces for me. Being able to sit there and speak with him in person was very interesting as I have always been amazed by craftsman that can create masterpieces with their hands. Mr. Hammond’s latest creation is the Schilke Symphony Series mouthpieces.

    I was given a custom mouthpiece pamphlet which was written by him. The read was rather interesting. It cleared up several things for me that I had misconceived all this time and so I have decided to type this up and share it with you:


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