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.
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
We have had such a difficult few weeks.
Opie has been having great difficulties while practicing. She tries to play and certain notes just don’t come out.
Beware the rental oboe.
Despite great efforts on our behalf by our wonderful teacher, we continue to have issues with the oboe on an almost daily basis.
This is oboe #2. We switched soon after starting private instruction – after playing oboe #1, our teacher started shaking his head and going “oh dear….”