04/17/2015

Instrument Financing Application

We are pleased to offer instrument financing through First Mutual Bank. The application can be done entirely online, and is at the bottom of the page. The interest rate for this program is 12.99%, and the terms are anywhere from 6 months to 60 months (your choice), with no prepayment penalties. The below link will […]

02/25/2015

Legere Bassoon Reeds

With the latest in plastics technology and the input of dozens of professional bassoonists from around the world, Légère has created a bassoon reed that will meet the demands of the most discerning players. These reeds will not change under different weather conditions and will last up to 10 times longer than your average cane […]

New Fox Contrabassoon #768

In Stock! Due to the high cost of shipping, a trial is possible for very serious inquiries only. We order our stock Fox contrabassoons with the following options: Rollers on front C-Eb Alternate C# touch by the top vent key – makes for a more ergonomic and acoustically responsive high register Divorced low E – […]

02/24/2015

Example of some bassoon keywork customization from our repair shop

Bassoon specialist Trent Jacobs has his bassoon further customized by our head repair tech Eric Anderson. Check the description and photos on his blog. After careful consideration, I decided I wanted to add a right hand Eb trill and offset the C# trill on my bassoon. I had Eric Anderson at Midwest Musical Imports again […]

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 […]

01/20/2015

Instrument Spotlight: Fox Renard 260

Introduced in 2013, the new Fox Renard “Artist” Bassoon model 260 is a semi-professional, thick-walled, short bore instrument. The same bore design of the model 660 provides great power, stability, and a deep “baritone” quality of sound, but at a much lower price point than fully professional models. The  body is made of Red maple, selected […]

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 […]

09/10/2014

The Fox 680 Bassoon

Fox’s latest professional model combines the best features of the thick and thin walled short bore bassoons! The lightness and ease of the tenor register of the thin-wall 201 with the body and power of the thick-wall 660. Acoustically this bassoon is greater than the sum of its parts. We are ordering Fox 680 bassoons […]

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 […]

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