GIFTS FOR OBOE PLAYERS.

Gifts for oboe players and original gift ideas for oboe lovers.

Do you want to give your oboist son / daughter a gift? Do you need a gift for the oboe teacher? Do you want to surprise a friend who plays the oboe as a professional or an oboe enthusiast? If you have reached this page, it is because you have an oboist near you. As you may have already noticed, oboists have a lot of tools and accessories for oboe and reeds. It’s crazy right? Don’t worry, in this blog, you will find all the information you need. We present you a selection of the best gift ideas for oboists for Christmas, birthdays or any special occasion.

Among the best gifts are the following:

  • Knives
  • Reed cases.
  • Oboe Accessories.
  • Reed Making Accessories.
  • Sheet music or CD.
  • Finished Reeds or processed cane to make reeds.
  • Music gifts.

 

Let’s look at each section separately. Click on the arrows to the right and left of each section to see all the gifts.

 

KNIVES.

A good knife is essential for an oboist. It can be made of different materials (ceramic, steel …) but the most important thing is that it is well sharpened. You can also use a cutter that will always be sharp.

 

REED CASES.

A reed case is essential to transport reeds to class or concerts. They can be made of wood or leather and there are from 3 reeds to boxes of 40 reeds (20 for each side).

 

OBOE ACCESSORIES.

An accessory for the instrument is also a good gift for an oboist. In this category you can find swabs, cleaning cloths, stands for the oboe or English horn, cork grease or even a new oboe case to carry the oboe more comfortably.

 

REED MAKING ACCESORIES.

Any accessory for reed making is an excellent gift for oboe players, like reed tip cutters, emission simulators or tools to make reeds such as thread, wire, staples, plaques, micrometers or a shaper… If you want, an excellent option as a gift for an oboe student is the starter kit with all the necessary materials to start making reeds.

 

SHEET MUSIC OR CD.

A good gift for oboists is also a CD or sheet music. Here we leave you with a selection:

 

FINISHED REEDS OR PROCESSED CANE TO MAKE REEDS.

FOR STUDENTS:

If you prefer to give finished reeds, we will have to take into account the level of the oboist. For students these would be the reeds and material that you could give away:

 

FOR PROFESSIONALS OR ADVANCED STUDENTS:

For professionals, you would have to ask them the options they need, because you always have to adapt to their tastes. If you want a standard reed, you could buy professional reeds with a 47 staple and medium hardness.

 

In processed cane we recommend shaped oboe cane. For oboists the standard is: European Style 0.18, Shaper RC12, Cane Diameter 10-10.5, Thickness 57-58 and Medium Hardness.

 

MUSIC GIFTS.

If you want cheap musical gifts not only for oboists but for any musician or music lover, we also have a section with mugs, bracelets, key rings, music clips or pens. Check it here:

 

We hope you find the best idea for your gift. If you need more information we are always at your disposal at info@eg-reeds.com

 

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