Back-to-School Audition Prep

For many of our customers the beginning of the school year means audition season, for high school band chair placement, or screened auditions for the college orchestra. Besides making sure you get your instrument out to practice the audition material, here are some things you can do to make sure you perform your best at […]


Choosing the Best Saxophone Brands

The first thing you’ll need to do is familiarize yourself with brands and models.  There are many different brands and models of saxophones and it can be a daunting task to wade through the sea of instruments available to the prospective buyer.  There’s endless amounts of information online but for many this can add to […]


Used Instrument Warranty

When it’s time to replace a musical instrument, sometimes purchasing a brand new instrument may not be an option. Midwest Musical Imports is pleased to offer a wide selection of high quality used instruments that will fit your needs.  We also offer a 1-year maintenance and crack warranty included with the purchase of select used […]


Francisco Mela and Brandon Wozniak

I’ll be performing in a quartet with with NYC drummer (by way of Cuba) Francisco Mela (member of Joe Lovano’s US Five, McCoy Tyner, Esperanza Spalding) at the MacPhail Center for Music this Saturday, April 20, 2013,  at 8:00 pm.  Francisco tours much of the year with some of the biggest names in jazz and also leads his […]


Ancia Saxophone Quartet – Sat. May 4th & 5th

The Ancia Saxophone Quartet  will be performing twice in the Twin Cities in early May. Details below. Studio Z Saturday, May 4, 7:30 pm (Talk with Jeff Herriott at 7:00 pm) Works by Herriott, Sturm, Dove, Glass Northwestern Building, 2nd Floor 275 East Fourth Street Suite 200 St. Paul, MN 55101 Prices: $5 here or […]


Save on Instrument and Bocal Trials!

Save on instrument and bocal trials!  Now through the end of May, if you purchase an instrument or bocal through us, we will refund your instrument trial shipping charge.  Please call our instrument specialists to set up a trial and for further information. We currently have a great selection of new and used instruments available […]


Keilwerth Saxophones

MMI is proud to now be carrying Keilwerth saxophones.  These instruments are made in Germany using the highest quality materials insuring the most durable construction and consistent resonance and sound.  All key work and mechanics are created by hand to ensure the most precise fit and accurate performance.  This high level of workmanship is realized […]


New Accessory Item Spotlight!

New Products for 2013! Here at Midwest Musical Imports we pride ourselves on keeping a full stock of the highest quality double reed and woodwind products!  We’re constantly updating and adding new products to our inventory and what better way than to get acquainted with our products than with a New Product Spotlight page!  As […]


Holiday Gift Ideas

Looking for the right gift for that woodwind player in your life? Here are some of our most gift-appropriate suggestions from the staff at MMI. Of course, if nothing below strikes your fancy, or if you don’t know what to get, we do have gift certificates too.


Saxophone Rental

Midwest Musical Imports rents instruments for professionals as well as beginners. The length of the rental period can vary from a few days to a year or more. No hidden fees! All of the rental rates listed  include routine maintenance due to normal wear and tear of the instrument. (Abuse /neglect is not covered.) If […]

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