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.
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.
MMI Oboe Reed Making Kit
The new MMI oboe reed-making kit comes complete and ready for all levels of oboe reed-making. Comes with - Wilson Single Nylon tool pouch, Rigotti oboe mandrel, Pisoni short blade double-hollow ground knife, medium cutting block, pointed rigotti plaque, cake of beeswax, 10 pieces of gouge..