Category Archives: oboe problems

fox hunting

Photo Feb 28, 2 11 03 PM

Thought I had a live one. I really did. A used Fox 330 for an excellent price.

Until this afternoon when Opie pointed out that it did not have left F or banana keys.

Now trying to undo the transaction. Oboe upgrade will have to wait, and next time I will consult with the expert first.


what do you do when the oboe is broken?

oboe is broken - plan

Knock on wood – this hasn’t been a problem for a while, but we had a couple months where the oboe went in and out of commission on a regular basis. Occasionally we were oboe-less for a whole week.

I didn’t want Opie to lose the practice habit (or at least the little bit that had stuck). Continue reading