A Clarinet falls under the family of woodwind instrument. It has a single reed mouthpiece, a straight, cylindrical tube with an almost cylindrical bore, and a flared bell.
Here at IMLS students on their first Clarinet encounter are taught how to handle and play the instrument as explained below:
When playing it air is blown through the instrument covering the holes to change the pitch. To play the Clarinet you need to have good breathing ability and the willingness to practice regularly.