Easiest Woodwind Instruments to Play

The Top Ten

1 Saxophone The saxophone is a family of woodwind instruments. Saxophones are usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet.
2 Recorder

They have third graders play it in music class in my school district because it is a great beginner instrument to introduce kids (or anyone) to reading music, playing notes, and articulation. The hardest thing is to not over blow!

I've just started to learn the Alto recorder and its very easy to get started. Once you learn not to overblow it makes a lovely warm sound.

This NEEDS to be number 1 - shawnmccaul22

I play the clarinet, and I have to admit it is hard at first. Recorder is much easier. Easy to carry around, easy to play, EASY EVERYTHING.
I don't even like recorder :3

3 Clarinet

Really easy, and sounds nice too!

4 Piccolo
5 Flute The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group. Unlike woodwind instruments with reeds, a flute is an aerophone or reedless wind instrument that produces its sound from the flow of air across an opening.

I have heard that the flute is not too easy to play as far as controlling your airstream goes. You need one that is steady yet weak, or else you will overblow. That is not all that easy to do.


6 Bassoon
7 Oboe Oboes belong to the classification of double reed woodwind instruments. Oboes are usually made of wood, but there are also oboes made of synthetic materials.
8 Contrabassoon

The who to the what now?

9 Cor Anglais
10 Bagpipes Bagpipes are a wind instrument using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag.

The Contenders

11 Kazoo

Easiest interment ever. You just humm

12 English Horn

Lovely instrument

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