02/24/2015

Introducing the Fox Sayen Oboe

Fox is proud to offer its newest professional oboe: the Sayen. The Sayen has a larger body than traditional oboes. It is designed to produce the richest and darkest sound of all Fox oboes, while still offering exceptional response and intonation. Trimmed in gold with fine silver keys and the most select hand finished grenadilla […]

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 […]

11/12/2014

From the Pros – Nathan Hughes, Principal Oboe Metropolitan Opera, Faculty The Juilliard School

Midwest Musical Imports has always held close relationships with many prominent solo and orchestral players throughout the world.  Whether they’re trying instruments, hand-selecting instruments for sale, purchasing accessories, or just stopping in for a visit we are always pleased to work with these phenomenal musicians. In our oboe department we work closely with a number […]

09/24/2014

Hand-Selected Lorée oboe savings!

We’re pleased to be offering savings now on all of our hand-selected Lorée AK standard and Standard Royal oboes!  These instruments were selected at the Lorée showroom in Paris and are truly remarkable oboes, we have a large quantity in stock now and they’re looking for their new homes!  Right now you can save up […]

09/08/2014

New Hand-Selected Lorée, Marigaux, & Howarth Oboes

We now have a beautiful selection of hand-selected Loree, Howarth, and Marigaux oboes in stock and available for trials!  These instruments were all selected in Europe and are now ready to find new homes. We’re currently stocking a large selection of – Loree AK standard Loree Regular Royals Marigaux 901 Howarth XL (as well as […]

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

Introducing the Lorée-Cabart Oboe & English Horn

We’re pleased to offer the Lorée-Cabart instruments here at Midwest Musical Imports – Including both the Cabart Oboe and the new English horn! Looking for your first English horn on a budget then we highly recommend the Lorée-Cabart. A mostly full conservatory instrument, it is all grenadilla  and includes a Lorée 2H bocal, case and […]

06/10/2014

Oboe Summer Goals

Not going to a festival or studying privately, but want to up your musical game between the summer months?  What can you do on your own to improve your playing?  Grab a tuner, metronome, and one of these methods!  Challenge yourself with my picks for the top oboe method books for practice and self-teaching: Barret […]

05/12/2014

What to Know When Purchasing an Oboe

Thinking about purchasing a new or used oboe? Here’s a helpful guide to what to look for when shopping for that perfect oboe for you. Materials Wood is the typical material to make an oboe, with Grenadilla at the top of the list. More exotic, such as Cocobolo, Rosewood, and Violetwood are occasionally used for […]

05/08/2014

Fox Oboe Special

Looking for a Fox oboe?  We’re pleased to offer special pricing on all Fox model instruments!  You can now save $200 on all Fox oboes from the 333 Protege model through the Fox 800 professional model.  Call Jeff or Steven in the shop at 800.926.5587 about trial information and availability.  We can send up to any 3 […]

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