absolutely, you would want to use clarinet parts though because it can sound kind of funny when you are missing the bottom notes in a chord, and they are replaced by notes an octave higher. You should consider getting a C soprano, not only are these extremely fun to play (I am told.) But you will also be able to read off any vocal part or any piano part if there arent any ensembles. A C melody too, for the lower parts if you are interested in that. These are also extrmely fun to play. When I got mine, for about a month I would practice from about 5 to 10:30 JUST on C melody. Screwed my whole homework schedl up, now I never feel like doing it!