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Masterclass with Nathan Hughes, Principal Oboe of the Metropolitan Opera
We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Nathan Hughes, Principal Oboe of the Metropolitan Opera and Professor of Oboe at The Juilliard School, to present a masterclass on Thursday evening August 22nd at 7 pm in the MMI Recital Hall.
We are looking for 5-6 participants for the class. Please follow the link below to find out more about the application process and requirements.
NOW AVAILABLE--FLUTE REPAIRS!
We are happy to announce that Brian DeGayner is now providing flute repairs! Whether you are a student or professional, feel free to call Brian for a consultation and/or appointment. More information can be found at: https://www.mmimports.com/services/instrument-repair/flute-repair/
New!! Featured Instruments of the Week!
Good news! We have started a new, featured instruments section on our blog where you can find amazing bassoons, oboes, and clarinets that are looking for their new home! Make sure to check it out!
Custom Clarinet Set-upDid you know that we put extra time and care into each instrument we sell? MMI specializes in working with world renowned clarinetists to hand-select our professional line of clarinets. 100s of clarinets are played…
MMI at Minnesota Clarinet Academy!We are excited to be a sponsor for Alex Fiterstein's 4th Annual Minnesota Clarinet Academy this week, July 1-5, 2019. Tori and Caleb will be in attendance displaying instruments and mouthpieces and providing free-minor repairs…
Ian Tyson, Freelance Clarinetist, New York, NY
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 every step of the process. She truly made me feel like a valued customer. Tori went above and beyond in customer service. Her knowlegde of the clarinet is top notch. I cannot say enough good things about Tori. She is definitley a key factor in me wanting to become a returning customer, as well as encouraging others to use MMI for all of their woodwind needs. I was very impressed with the new store space, large inventory, and professional staff. One other staff member I must mention is Jessica Nelson. She was also incredible to work with--such attention to detail and passion for what she does. Thank you, Midwest Musical Imports for the fantastic experience! I look forward to the next one.
William Short, Principal Bassoon, Metropolitan Opera
MMI's combination of high-quality merchandise, reasonable prices, and knowledgeable staff have made them my go-to double reed supplier for years. Whether I'm stocking up on cane for the next opera season, helping my students look for bocals, or just splurging on the latest gadget, they're the best!
Frances Colón, Former Principal Oboe, Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra
"I have been a customer for over a decade and have always received the most amazing customer service there is. Products are shipped immediately and arrive fast extremely well packed and taken care of. Thank YOU, Midwest Musical Imports for your service to the music community! Bravo!"
Ben Kamins, Rice University
Thanks for the incredible support you and your colleagues serve my students. It really makes an enormous difference for their success in the profession.
Raymond Santos, Kansas City Symphony, Principal Clarinet & Buffet-Crampon Artist
Midwest Musical Imports has been a wonderful resource for me. They've been able to help me sell several of my instruments on consignment, which took the stress out of the instrument selling process. Additionally, it's been a great place for me to visit and try their inventory of clarinets. Tori has a great selection of instruments, and it was very easy to find a set of clarinets that fit my needs. I highly recommend Midwest Musical Imports to students and professionals.
Nathan Hughes, Metropolitan Opera | Oboe Faculty, The Juilliard School
Thank you MMI for all the knowledge, care and wonderful service you have provided for so many of us over the years! You are an invaluable resource for musicians everywhere!
Norbert Nielubowski, Minnesota Orchestra
For buying and selling new or used instruments and double reed supplies, MMI is a great place for all your bassoon needs. With their excellent staff and their extensive inventory of new and used bassoons, bocals, and supplies, MMI is a full service shop for all your bassoon needs whether you are a professional, student or amateur. I’ve always had great service from MMI- their great bassoon specialists, Jessica and Katie, are always ready to answer my questions about bassoons, bocals, or the latest reed-making equipment. MMI is my first choice.