11/10/2017

Ramón Wodkowski – Mouthpiece Craftsman Visit

We are excited to announce that Ramón Wodkowski will be in Minnesota November 13-16, 2017.  He will be visiting the clarinet studios at the University of Minnesota and St. Olaf College on Monday, Nov. 13 to give a lecture about his unique craft. On Tuesday, Nov. 14 and Thursday, Nov. 16 Ramón will be in the […]

09/11/2017

Darrel Hale Bassoon Masterclass

Mini-recital with works by Bach, Mignone & Winstead Masterclass Reception following the class Large selection of bassoons and bocals for trial Free small repairs Darrel Hale is the Assistant Professor of Bassoon at Louisiana State University and the Principal Bassoon of Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra. An avid chamber musician, he also performs regularly as a member […]

06/29/2017

Fox 680 & 685 bassoons on sale!

We currently have 2  brand new Fox 680 and 1 Fox 685 bassoons in stock and on sale!!  These are lovely instruments and are waiting to find their new homes!  All of them are in the mountain maple and come with the following options: High F key, Rotary whisper lock, Ab/Bb trill key, Double low C […]

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 […]

01/10/2017

We’ve moved and are open for business!!!!

We are extremely happy to announce that we have moved to our new location and most importantly, WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS!!!!!!  Please visit us at:  1621 E. Hennepin Ave., Ste. 100, Minneapolis, MN 55414. (Only two blocks away from our old location!) Our email and phone contacts have not changed. If arriving by car, […]

12/19/2015

Welcome

The sales and repair staff at Midwest Musical Imports extend their thanks for visiting our informational website and store. We hope you find the information in our blog helpful, and our product selection to meet your needs. If you have any questions about our products, services, instruments, or even just need advice on reed making […]

07/16/2015

New Marigaux Oboes & English horns

We now have a new selection of Marigaux 2001s, 901s, & English horns in stock and available for trials.  These instruments are just in from Paris and are truly wonderful!  If you’ve ever been interested in trying the Marigaux instruments, now is the time to set up a trial.  With our July shipping rebate, your […]

11/24/2014

Join us for Small Business Saturday!

Don’t forget about your local small businesses during the biggest shopping weekend of the year!  Small Business Saturday is this weekend–November 29th.   Please join us from 10-2pm CST.  Thank you for supporting small businesses like us!!  

11/07/2013

Bassoon and Bassoon Bocal Selection Procedures

If you’ve been here before, you might have seen this post discussing the various bassoon options that Midwest Musical Imports has available. You might have been looking to upgrade your bocal and found this information on Heckel bocals. But if you’re buying for the first time, or upgrading to something new, you might not know […]

I recently purchased a Buffet R13 from Midwest Musical Imports. The entire process was incredible. Clarinet specialist, Tori Okwabi, was so professional and thorough throughout eve... read more >