Bernard Van Doren crafted the first BD5 by hand in the 1970s and forty years later, armed with cutting edge technology, Vandoren is able to precisely re-create that same exceptional mouthpiece each and every time. The BD5 mouthpiece provides the clarinetist with a dark, yet colorful sound and offers custom quality at an affordable price. The BD5 is available in two different models - standard pitch (A=442) or 13 Series (A=440).
“The BD5 is a mouthpiece with a remarkable blend of coveted qualities. It combines a beautiful balance of depth and clarity with powerful projection and with immediate response.” – Jon Manasse, Performing Artist