06/28/2017

Virtual Tour of Our New Location

We absolutely love our new location and think you will, too!!  The store has doubled in size!!  We’ve added practice/lesson rooms, a recital hall, increased the size of our repair shop and sales floor.  Please stop by for a visit!  We’d love to show you around! Our new showroom and sales floor! Our repair staff […]

05/15/2017

Schedule your instrument repair now!

Our repair department wants to remind you all that now is a great time to get your instrument repaired! We are currently at a 1 week turn around!  This is the fastest we’ve ever been!  Send your instrument in for repair now to beat the summer rush!!! As a reminder, here are your servicing options: […]

03/29/2017

Thank you for attending our grand opening celebration!

I would like to extend a very heartfelt thank you to everyone that came to our grand opening celebration! For those of you that came, emailed, sent flowers or called with your best wishes, we are extremely grateful. Below are some photos from the event. A big thank you again to our generous sponsors/vendors: Buffet-Crampon, Fox […]

01/26/2015

Instrument Cases – Is Yours Damaging Your Instrument?

As many players know, our instruments travel just as much as we do.  Our instruments spend quite a bit of time being removed from and placed into their cases.  If you’re investing in your instrument, be sure to invest in an instrument case that cares for your woodwind too. Many instruments that come through our […]

10/15/2014

Wolf and Wolf-Grundmann Bassoon Bocals

Distributed exclusively by Midwest Musical Imports! Bassoon bocals made by Wolf have caught on very quickly because of their exceptional response, powerful sound, and excellent price point. We carry a wide variety of different options of bocals from Wolf, and all of the variables result in hundreds of possible configurations. This can be confusing. We […]

07/21/2014

Choosing the Right Instrument

The staff at Midwest Musical Imports has extensive experience performing and teaching on our respective instruments, in addition to the sales we do every day. We want you to make an informed decision and purchase an instrument that will serve you well for years  We hope that these guide will give you a more clear […]

06/11/2014

Extending the Life of Your Bassoon Reed

Bassoon reeds are expensive, either in terms of cost of buying a hand-made reed or in your own time for making your own. If you buy hand made reeds you are paying for not just the raw materials, but the years of experience of learning to make a good reed, and the time if takes […]

05/07/2014

Identifying Your Plastic Model Fox Bassoon

Fox bassoons can sometimes be difficult to identify by sight. With so many models, and with historically sparse labeling, it can be tricky to know exactly what you have in front of you. Some keywork options can make different models initially appear the same, so you can’t go with some of the more obvious features […]

04/24/2014

Standing While Playing the Bassoon

If you’re an American trained bassoonist, chances are your first bassoon came with a seat strap, and you were taught to play sitting down with a seat strap. As far as I have observed, this is a purely American way of holding the bassoon while playing. It’s also clearly only something that bassoonists can do […]

03/05/2014

Fox Bocal Information

In 2010, Fox introduced a new line of their already very popular double star bocals, the R2. These bocals are even in tone color and responsive across the range. There are some variables to look at when considering a Fox bocal. All of the Fox double-star R2 bocals start with the letter C, followed by […]

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