RESOURCES

Forrests Music - double reed specialists; general supplier

Midwest Musical Imports - oboe tube cane, shaper handles, and more

Nielsen Woodwinds - general supplier

Hodge Products - double reed supplier

Mark Chudnow Woodwinds - general supplier

Woodwind & Brasswind - oboe cane and more

RDG Woodwinds - general supplier

Adam Shaper Tips - I have regularly used Caleb and Caleb -1 shaper tips

Shalita Reeds - I enjoy the Weber 1-B shaper tip

Jeanné - I have used the M (wide) shaper tip

Carlos Oboe - I enjoy the Coelho oboe shaper tip

Innoledy - vendor of one of my gougers: sturdy and reliable, consistent results, and you can use with dry cane

Reeds n’ Stuff - well-made products and reed-making machines from Germany; I use their cane splitter

Ross Woodwind - vendor of my other gouger; reliable machines and products

Hodge Products - double reed supplier

Midwest Musical Imports - woodwind supplier; I use the Gilbert 1 oboe shaper tip

Albert Alphin Wind Instruments - the vendor of my first two oboes. Sells quality instruments and provides excellent, reliable, and quick repair service; based in MA

Carlos Oboe - oboe repair expert based in IN; one of only two craftsmen in the US trained in the F. Lorée factory in France

Lee Lachman - woodwind services based in MD

David Teitelbaum - Laubin specialist (joined Laubin company in 1973) now based in RI (401-710-0071)

Onks - oboe and English horn repair

John Symer Woodwinds - well-made products and reed-making machines from Germany; I use their cane splitter

Laubin - hand-crafted and long-lasting instruments made in New York; no two oboes and key-work are alike. I currently play their rosewood oboe (made in 2017) and grenadilla English horn (made in 1987)

Buffet Crampon - the maker of Greenline oboes which I played for many years; sturdy and reliable (composite: blended plastic and wood that cannot crack) and warm sound; made in Paris

Fox Products - the maker of my first oboe, a good student oboe that served me very well; made in Indiana

Lorée - widely appreciated instruments for both students and professionals alike; made in France

Moennig - based in Germany

Howarth - based in London

Rigoutat - based in Paris

Yamaha - based in Japan

Marigaux - based in Paris

Atelier Bulgheroni - made in Italy

Carlos Coelho - Loree dealer

John Symer Woodwinds - dealer for F. Lorée, Yamaha, Howarth & Gebr. Moennig

Hannah’s Oboes - oboe and English horn dealer

Albert Alphin Wind Instruments - the vendor of my first two oboes (Fox and Buffet). Quality instruments and excellent, reliable, quick repair service; based in MA

I Hate Oboe Reeds - oboe, English horn, oboe d'amore, and bass oboe reeds

Jennet Ingle - oboe, English horn, oboe d'amore, unfinished reeds, blanks, and subscriptions

Aaron Lakota - oboe, English horn, and oboe d'amore reeds, blanks, and more

D’OR - oboe and English horn reeds

Joe Halko - oboe and English horn reeds

Singin' Dog - oboe and English horn reeds

International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP) - free downloadable music from the public domain: parts, scores, and recordings

Boosey & Hawkes - ne of the most reliable sheet music publishing companies

JDW Sheet Music - sheet music for winds and strings

TrevCo - catalogue of sheet music you can search by instrumentation and purchase

Songburd Music - Purveyor of my Bach arrangements and other fine scores.

I Hate Oboe Reeds - reed-making blogs, videos, and online lessons

Oboe Files - reed-making and practice videos, articles, lessons, and other resources

Janette Ingle - Oboe Reed Boot Camp, classes, information, videos, and mor

Aperto Oboe Academy - reed-making videos, tips, and seminars

Oboe and Reed Information - valuable thoughts and methods compiled by Martin Schuring of ASU

Oboe Fingering Charts - basic and alternate fingerings spanning all octaves of the oboe from The Woodwind Fingering Guide

International Double Reed Society - world-wide organization of double reed (oboe and bassoon family) players, manufacturers, and enthusiasts

American Federation of Musicians - the Musician’s Union

ASCAP - musical copyright protection