Category Archives: Oboe Care and Maintenance

Purchasing an Oboe – where to buy, brands, types and more questions answered

There are so many things to consider before going out and purchasing an oboe: What grade are you in school? Is this instrument your step up because you are going to college? Will you be majoring in music? Is this … Continue reading

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How To Prevent Cracks In Your Oboe

No one wants to see a crack in their beautiful wooden oboe but they are prone to them. While the steps listed below will help prevent cracks, it is not a guarantee as it is still possible for a crack to … Continue reading

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How To Care For Your Oboe

Here are the key points I make sure I tell my students and their parents about keeping their instrument playing great. General Maintenance for the Oboe: 1. Have a silk swab. I have seen many students take apart their instrument … Continue reading

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