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. In order to help you make better decisions on your instrument, bocal, reed making, and reed purchases, we have written a number of helpful articles to make you a more informed consumer.
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Oboe and English Horn Resources
Choosing the Right Oboe, Oboe Reed-Making Basics, English Horn bocal information, and more.
Choosing the Right Bassoon, Bassoon Keywork, Heckel Bocal Information, Reed Tips, and more.
Choosing the Right Clarinet, Clarinet Mouthpieces and Ligature information, Reed Information, and more.
Concerned about shipping your precious instrument? Here is our guide for safely shipping your woodwind to us for repair or after a trial.
Reeds 'N Stuff Bassoon Tip Profiler
Cut your reed making time down by more than 80% with this tip profiling machine. Extremely accurate and adjustable, the Reeds 'n' Stuff tip profiler does more than 2/3 of the total length of the reed, and uses a more accurate template following design than the competitors. The comfortable wood ..