Category Archives: Howarth Bassoon News

‘The Practice Challenge’ by Rachel Broadbent

When beginning to learn an instrument, it can sometimes be difficult to know what or how to practise. Acknowledging this, professional oboist Rachel Broadbent has created a game aimed towards young students of the oboe, flute, clarinet, or bassoon, bringing … Continue reading

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Amati, worth a second look?

Say the word ‘Amati’ in Bassoon circles and you’ll usually conjure up images of battered old instruments, with a variety of different maker’s marks that have sat for decades, in a cupboard, unloved and unplayable without serious money being spent … Continue reading

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Howarth Charity Grade-One-athon

September; our bank holidays have gone, our summer cools off and our children go back to school. Some hopeful and festively optimistic souls are even beginning their countdown to Christmas. Here at Howarth of London seven brave staff members have … 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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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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