Summertime Hours- Order Turnaround Is Now 5 Days Or Less

Magic Reed Student Oboe Reeds

Availability: In Stock
Magic Reed
Regular price
Sale price
Regular price
Sold out
Unit price
Shipping calculated at checkout.


  • Magic Reed Student Oboe Reeds are handmade from scratch and 100% hand scraped. They have the most free-blowing, supple response within the Magic Reed brand, but are still beefier than most other reeds on the market.
  • My job is to create a reed structure that compensates for those production skills that have yet to develop so early learners sound better fasted.  After all, sounding good is highly motivational for beginners, and we want them to stick around to become intermediates and then advanced players. My student reeds have more professional quality attributes than the rest, and are just what parent want for their future superstar.
  • Designed for optimum response for players with at least 6 months months experience who want to sound their best while learning their ABC's of music. Private study with a professional oboe teacher is recommended.


  • Made with my choice of medium strength oboe cane that is uniquely capable of providing the tone and response I seek without risk to pitch.
  • Paired with a professional Chiarugi staple in the right size to moderate apertures and increase accessibilty to early learners.
  • Finished with my signature American scrape and a lighter response than higher end models.
  • Every reed receives dozens of micro adjustments and quality tests prior to shipment.

Finishing Touches:

  • Tested in two rooms with and without carpet on a Loree oboe.  When I test reeds, I try to replicate the embouchure of the player I expect to purchase it, not my own.  If it is not a fit, I start over.  They are inspected for defects that impact play and certified at or above grade level prior to shipping.
  • Reed prep instructions are included.
  • Light application of Vaseline to moisturize cork. 
  • Covid sanitized.