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 […]

04/30/2014

How to Buy a Used Oboe

When it comes time to purchase an oboe, upgrade from your student model, or just find a back-up for your main instrument, buying a brand new oboe may not be financially feasible. We certainly understand the constraints attached to purchasing an instrument and we are proud to offer a wide selection of used oboes in all […]

04/18/2014

Spring Savings!

Just in time for the arrival of Spring in Minnesota, we’re offering up savings on Instruments, Bocals, and Accessories!  Check out our sale sections for oboe, bassoon, and single reeds for all of sale items! And don’t forget about our spring shipping rebate!  Now through May 31st, if you purchase an instrument from a trial […]

03/17/2014

A new selection of Lorees has arrived!

Just in time for the arrival of spring, we have a wide selection of brand new Loree Regular Royal and AK standard oboes in stock and ready for trials! These oboes are just in from Paris and have been set-up and play tested by our repair team and oboe specialists.  These are truly wonderful horns. […]

03/05/2014

Instrument Trial Shipping Rebate

Now through May 31st, 2014 we’re pleased to offer an instrument trial shipping rebate! We have a large selection of new and used oboes, bassoons, and clarinets in stock and if you purchase an instrument now through the end of May we’re please to refund your trial shipping costs on all standard ground shipping! Right […]

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