Repairing a rotten bassoon bore!
February 26th, 2021
This repair is carried out on a bassoon with severe rot in the unlined boot joint bore. It is done only in extreme cases, but the resul...
10 Easy Ways to Damage your Bassoon
January 29th, 2021
10 Easy Ways to Damage your Bassoon - Our specialist bassoon technicians have collated the top 10 ways bassoons can be damaged accident...
Repairing a Bassoon Crook - Before and After
January 28th, 2021
Repairing a Bassoon Crook - Before and After. Repairing a split crook - before and after. This crook had a hairline crack which was cau...
2021 – Our 10th Anniversary Year
January 19th, 2021
2021 is our 10th year of trading as a limited company. We established the company formally in September 2011, immediately after Oliver ...
2020 in focus
January 15th, 2021
Who’d want to run a small business in 2020? With the Federation for Small Business forecasting that a quarter of a million small busine...
The bassoon sanctuary
January 11th, 2021
Just like the elephant, the bassoon is long-lived. It accumulates memories of pieces played, owners had, places been and, for some, ju...
Zoom and Skype Bassoon Consultations now Available!
January 8th, 2021
The latest lockdown is putting much of life on hold again, but it doesn’t have to stop you investigating, trying and even buying your n...
Is now the time to have your bassoon serviced?
January 7th, 2021
Is now the time to have your bassoon serviced? With the COVID-19 vaccine roll out now gathering speed, we can look forward with some co...
The Double Reed Bassoon Quiz
December 23rd, 2020
Take The Double Reed Bassoon Quiz and test your bassoon knowledge!
Finger-hole liners: does my bassoon need them?
March 16th, 2018
Everything you ever wanted to know about bassoon finger hole liners
Am I too old to learn the bassoon?
February 15th, 2018
Why not join the select group of older bassoon learners?
Visit from Dr Liam Fox, International Trade Secretary
December 2nd, 2017
Visit by Dr Liam Fox, International Trade Secretary
Five reasons to play the bassoon in retirement
July 12th, 2017
You'll soon be dusting off your instrument.
Selling on commission: 5 questions to ask
January 22nd, 2018
Five questions to ask when thinking of selling your bassoon on commission.
How to stop your practice being counterproductive
June 14th, 2017
Is your practice achieving as much as you want?
How to look after your silver bassoon keys
June 7th, 2012
We all want shiny keys. Here's how to keep them that way.
21 Years to Find the Perfect Bassoon
November 10th, 2016
How long does it take to find the right bassoon? Many professional bassoonists play different bassoons for years before finding one wit...
Why the mini bassoon may make your child smarter
March 22nd, 2017
Playing an instrument from a young age is proven to improve brain power. Here's why the mini bassoon is the ideal instrument for your c...
What is it about pre-war bassoons?
March 8th, 2018
Exploring what makes pre-war bassoons special.