Everything you need to know about getting started with English horn reeds. An excellent guide for the student or professional oboist transitioning into English Horn reed making too!
My common oboe reed adjustments guide has been such a hit, I made a simplified version as an infographic. You can download a pdf version by clicking here, or click on […]
Everything you need to know about choosing a knife, sharpening stone, and sharpening system for reed making.
The pros and cons of various music career choices and how to choose the one that’s best for you.
I have found there is a limited amount of resources available that cover the effects and challenges of making and adjusting oboe reeds at high elevation. As you get above 5,000 feet, […]
How many pieces of cane do double reed players sort through? I recently processed about an 1/8 pound of oboe tube cane and took it upon myself to keep a […]
OBOE REED ADJUSTMENT GUIDE BY KHARA WOLF Asses your crow and how the reed is playing: Thread Crow: Mouth on the thread (not the cane)- blow with a lot of air […]
A complete list of everything you need to start adjusting and making your own oboe and bassoon reeds.
A list of general supplies, double reed retail websites, and repair specialists.
Oboes naturally fall out of adjustment from regular use. It is important to send your oboe to a qualified double reed specialist once a year for a tune up to […]