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Yamaha Junkie, as long as you have a good instrument that is in good working order your set up will produce good results, although I personally prefer Vandoren classical (aka blue box) on an S15.

I have played S15s for years with reeds from 2.5 right up to 4s and found them to be one of the most reliably in tune mouthpieces available (at a reasonable price). Your tuning problems stem most likely from an under-developed embouchure. It is important, certainly at your stage, NOT to loosen the embouchure in the low register and also not to pinch at the top i.e. keep an entirely consistent embouchure from top to bottom. It is true also that soprano needs more pressure from the embouchure than the lower saxes (but then this is so with all wind instrument families). Attentive practice over a fairly long period of time will solve this for you, please don't expect quick results or instant fixes.
 
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