The Encore is made of a mixture of hard rubber and a Dupont acrylic specially developed for woodwind mouthpieces. The Encore material is actually harder, more stable and durable than purely hard rubber mouthpieces.
Unlike hard rubber the Encore will not discolor, warp or oxidize even after many years of playing. Its' weight and acoustical design make the tonal and responsive qualities of the Encore virtually indistinguishable from the finest hard rubber mouthpieces and many of the worlds best players are using the Encore material in their mouthpieces.
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