Category Archives: Double Reed News

Juilliard Graduate Places First in 2014 NSAL Music Competition

Congratulations to Oboist, and Howarth Artist, Julia Marie DeRosa, a student of The Juilliard School of Music, who is the First Place winner of the National Society of Arts and Letters 2014 National Woodwinds Competition, where she was awarded $10,000.  The … Continue reading

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Fox Bassoon Dealership at Howarth of London

Howarth of London are pleased to announce that we are now a main agent for Fox Bassoons in the UK. We are now able to offer the full range of Fox and Renard bassoons and contra bassoons, supplied direct from … Continue reading

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Seamless Bassoon Crooks designed by Mike Allen now at Howarth of London

Fantastic British made Seamless Bassoon Crooks Renowned Flute maker Mike Allen has been developing with his own range of bassoon crooks and we are delighted to present these new hand-made crooks in a range of metals and finishes. This fantastic … Continue reading

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Gordon Hunt talks touring, playing, fly-fishing and snakes! – With Celia Craig

Read a new article by Celia Craig interviewing Gordon Hunt in preparation for the Australia Tour 2012. The Australasian Double Reed Society (ADRS) in partnership with Richard Craig and Howarth of London accompanied by world-renowned oboist Gordon Hunt will be … Continue reading

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Francesca Cox – Winner of Howarth Oboe Scholarship 2012/13

Howarth of London are pleased to announce that Francesca Cox has been awarded the Howarth Oboe Scholarship for 2012/13. Francesca Cox, 15, started at Junior Guildhall in October 2007 studying oboe with Irene Pragnell, whom she continues to study with. … Continue reading

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Howarth of London – Proud distributor for Udo Heng ‘Reeds ‘n Stuff’ Double Reed Machinery

Howarth of London are delighted to announce they are now the UK distributor for Reeds ’n Stuff reed-making equipment. Reeds ’n Stuff are renowned German makers of high quality, precision oboe and bassoon reed-making products, and we are pleased to … Continue reading

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Berkshire Maestros Bassoon Ensemble Success at Music For Youth Finals!

  After 2011’s successful performance at Reading’s Hexagon by over 50 double-reed students of the Berkshire music centres (all part of Berkshire Maestros), what next? Answer: a bassoon orchestra, of around two dozen young bassoonists drawn from ensembles all over … Continue reading

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