- woodwind instruments family
- Johan Christopher Denner is generally believed to have invented the clarinet in 1700
- originally made of boxwood
- now made of metal and wood
- It is believed at least 40 000 years ago
- Part of the woodwind family
- Found all over the world in India, Germany, China e.t.c.
- 3 types of flutes – Piccolo, Alto Flute, and Bass Flute