Reed Monkey Intermediate Oboe Reeds

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Best Hand Finished Intermediate Oboe Reeds- Made From Scratch With Hybrid Scrape!

Reed Monkey Intermediate Oboe Reeds are made from scratch in our shop and feature a streamline construction/hybrid scrape that promotes playability, warmth and consistency.  They are no fuss reeds that rarely need post ship adjustment except to lighten them to personal preference.These are the best oboe reeds for intermediate players with 12+ months experience. I recommend that aspiring students begin to periodically test this reed after one 1 year of experience.  When an improvement in tone is detected and the embouchure has strengthened enough to manage a reed with more resistance, it is time to trade up.   

Construction/Scrape:

  • Cane: Medium strength/regular density oboe cane from our Frejus collection to promote best results for this grade with a profiler. Staple: Easy glide 47 mm synthetic staple. Shape: Medium. Blank Length: 73 mm. Finished Reed Length: 69.75-70 mm.
  • Hybrid Scrape: Professional blank with light machine profile applied to the middle third of the scrape (aka Headstart Reed). Hand finished with my signature American long scrape. Customized to balance tone, response, pitch and aperture size to model. 

 

Finishing Touches:

  • Every reed receives dozens of micro adjustments prior to shipment based on testing with an embouchure close to what is expected for players at this grade level. 
  • Inspected for defects that impact play and certified at or above grade level prior to shipping.
  • Tested on a Loree Royal 125.
  • Reed prep instructions are included.
  • Light application of Vaseline to moisturize cork. 
  • Covid sanitized. 

    Best Hand Finished Intermediate Oboe Reeds- Made From Scratch With Hybrid Scrape!

    Reed Monkey Intermediate Oboe Reeds are made from scratch in our shop and feature a streamline construction/hybrid scrape that promotes playability, warmth and consistency.  They are no fuss reeds that rarely need post ship adjustment except to lighten them to personal preference.These are the best oboe reeds for intermediate players with 12+ months experience. I recommend that aspiring students begin to periodically test this reed after one 1 year of experience.  When an improvement in tone is detected and the embouchure has strengthened enough to manage a reed with more resistance, it is time to trade up.   

    Construction/Scrape:

    • Cane: Medium strength/regular density oboe cane from our Frejus collection to promote best results for this grade with a profiler. Staple: Easy glide 47 mm synthetic staple. Shape: Medium. Blank Length: 73 mm. Finished Reed Length: 69.75-70 mm.
    • Hybrid Scrape: Professional blank with light machine profile applied to the middle third of the scrape (aka Headstart Reed). Hand finished with my signature American long scrape. Customized to balance tone, response, pitch and aperture size to model. 

     

    Finishing Touches:

    • Every reed receives dozens of micro adjustments prior to shipment based on testing with an embouchure close to what is expected for players at this grade level. 
    • Inspected for defects that impact play and certified at or above grade level prior to shipping.
    • Tested on a Loree Royal 125.
    • Reed prep instructions are included.
    • Light application of Vaseline to moisturize cork. 
    • Covid sanitized.