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Reed Tips from Infiniti Reeds

Turkey Feather swabs

by Angela Schindler on 07/13/18

What type of swab do you use? Silk, microfiber, and cotton swabs provide a thorough cleaning of your oboe. Silk swabs can get stuck on occasion if you pull the swab completely through.  

Consider placing the weight in the bell and pulling the swab only halfway through the top joint before removing it on the opposite direction through the tenon cork side.  Even with a safety cord knots can occur, and the safety cord can double back over through the top joint. (It is rare, but it happened at band camp this week!)

Turkey feathers provide a quick moisture removal in between rehearsals. They are especially convenient to use after band rehearsals or sectionals if you are running short on time.  You can avoid issues with pull through swabs by using turkey feathers when you are in a hurry to,pack up your oboe!

Check out our colorful feather collection in our inventory!

Oboists, Help Your Band Directors!

by Angela Schindler on 06/27/18

If you do not own a copy of Help! My Band Has An Oboe Player! then you need to jump on the bandwagon!  Sale price: $22.00!

This comprehensive problem-solving guide covers solutions from response, tuning, dynamics, embouchure, and reeds in one source!  

Two books in one!  In addition to our problem-solving guide we have included our out of print Reed Care Guide.  Two books for the price of one!

Both books are a time saver and provide solutions to oboe and reed problems in the band classroom and also private lessons.  

It is also an excellent source for use at home for oboists of all levels!  

Oboe Reed Sale! June and July! $19.99 each.

by Angela Schindler on 06/27/18

Welcome to our Summer Special Oboe Reed Sale!  Reeds are $19.99 each for our student-pro line of medium-soft, medium, and medium-hard reeds.  Pro-line professional performance reeds are also included in the sale!  Stock up this summer to avoid the back to school reed rush!

Oboe Reed Cases! New!

by Angela Schindler on 06/27/18

Introducing our new oboe reed cases this summer!  They are square, metal-framed reed cases that are double-sided to hold 18 oboe reeds!  Each side accommodates up to 9 oboe reeds with our special foam ribbon inserts.  If you need a reed case upgrade or need more storage space for your reeds or even reeds in progress as you experiment with reed-making these cases are a great buy!

Welcome to the Infiniti Reeds Blog!

by Angela Schindler on 04/27/18

Greetings fellow oboists! It's about time I started a blog to keep you posted on our business activity!  Check here daily for special offers, free gifts, announcements including band camp opportunities and upcoming local concerts as well as detailed information on OBOE REEDS! 

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