Published July 12, 2024 in Ridenour

Very soon this site will cease to exist so anyone searching for Ridenour Clarinet Products UK LTD or Leslie Craven’s site should go to THE CLARINET COMPANY LTD which has taken the place of the Ridenour company name in UK. At the clarinet company we have an excellent range of Craven Sonoro clarinets and can sell Ridenour products if they...

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Migration of Site and Company name

Published March 3, 2024 in Ridenour

In a few months this website will no longer be online as we are moving permanently to the new website which is our main web address for the site and all products formerly sold by Ridenour Clarinet Products UK LTD Please do use the new site you will find it easy to navigate and much easier to find products...

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MARCA REEDS – please note we no longer sell reeds on this site or our sister site All other accessories are available.

Published December 5, 2023 in Ridenour

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Cardiff Clarinet Convention 2023

Published January 14, 2023 in Ridenour

Leslie Craven and Dr Daniel Bickerton and the University of Cardiff School of Music welcome Special Guest artist Mark O’Brien Bass clarinet C.B.S.O. on Sunday 3oth April 9am – 7pm for a day of inspiring clarinet and Saxophone events: concerts , workshops with Mark O’Brien and master classes with Leslie Craven, , ensembles large and small, one to one accompaniment...

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New additions to the Ridenour and Sonoro family of clarinets

Published July 15, 2020 in Ridenour

Please visit the Ridenour Sonoro pages for all new additions to the Sonoro range and the new Noblissimma Ridenour mid-price clarinet. Now there is a less expensive Sonoro alternative for players starting and going through to Grade 8 the new Sonoro SM. Two models of bass clarinet and more exciting and incredible value new models on the way – watch...

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NEW CRAVEN MOUTHPIECE AVAILABLE NOW see Leslie’s products or Ridenour Clarinet products UK Ltd

Published August 12, 2019 in CRAVEN MOUTHPIECE Ridenour

For the price of an average stock mouthpiece this hand finished (to your preference) is available at a budget price and even less if bought with a clarinet – played by many top players and tested and adjusted to suit your playing style personally by Leslie Craven

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Leslie’s Summer Courses begin with an individual residential weekend and lots of praise…..

Published July 31, 2018 in Ridenour

  This from an adult learner (aged 66) of  clarinet of about grade 5/6 standard who drove the 5-6 hours from Durham for an individual residential weekend : Dear Les Thank you again for a very enjoyable weekend, for your invaluable teaching (and patience).  The intensity of the sessions was just right to drill down the correct method into a...

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Leslie’s Clarinet Courses

Published June 13, 2018 in Ridenour

Summer is an ideal time to consider a weekend  or mid week break  with your clarinet and some friends or even as an individual – to get my  undivided attention. Great tuition, innovative and instructional  classes, good food and drink of all sorts and lots of fun whilst doing some serious learning about repertoire and how to play the clarinet....

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NEW: CREDIT /DEBIT cards accepted via telephone for all purchases

Published February 28, 2018 in news Ridenour

Recently RCP UK has received a state of the art card reader from 123 SEND  a reputable Card reader company a new facility for those unable to make payment  by bank transfer or other means. This is administered by Cardnet of Lloyds bank –  secure and efficient. Most major cards are accepted and I hope to be of service to...

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C clarinets from Ridenour are the best !

Published February 21, 2018 in Ridenour

Today I saw an amusing comment on a website for a major musical instrument shop in a review of the wooden C clarinet ( weirdly named after a Cremonese master violin maker) on their site. The reviewer commented that he “only had to fill in a few holes to try to get the clarinet into tune (and then there were...

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