Clarinet – Nice to know the name

There are 100s things around us which are known but unknown to us. Clarinet is one of the same thing. I might have seen it playing in many of band, marriages & other occasions.But never bothered to know what this one .

clarinet

Its might be in the family flute ( woodwind instrument). I got to know that there is a dedicated school in United Kingdom & you can earn degree on it. Amazing it is right?