Category Archives: Howarth Oboe News

5 Minutes with… Howarth Dealers | Eva Ries

For our next instalment of ‘5 Minutes with… Howarth Dealers’ we are excited to introduce you to Eva Ries of Eva Ries Meisterwerkstatt für Oboen. Having spent some years working in our factory in Worthing, Eva was an instrumental part in the development … Continue reading

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5 Minutes with… Howarth Dealers | China Prosperous Music

We are excited to bring you another instalment of ‘5 minutes with… Howarth Dealers’. This week we introduce to you Alice Wong of China Prosperous Music (Hong Kong). On the other side of the world, in Hong Kong, Alice is … Continue reading

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5 Minutes with… Howarth Dealers | Jimboe Products Inc.

We are excited to bring you another instalment of ‘5 minutes with… Howarth Dealers’. This week we introduce you to Jim Mason of Jimboe Products Inc. As a highly regarded, prominent oboist in Canada, Jim is welcoming and friendly in … Continue reading

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(Almost) 50 years with Peter Wiggins

Paul Harris, Business Development and Relationship Manger at Howarth of London chatted with Peter Wiggins during lockdown, discussing his long association with Howarth. Do you remember how you agreed to make reeds for us? How does it feel to have … Continue reading

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Baroque Oboe Equipment

Are you a Baroque or Classical oboist looking for specialist equipment? Look no further! Howarth of London stocks a wide variety of accessories and reed making tools useful for Baroque and Classical oboe players of all levels. If you are … Continue reading

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5 Minutes with… Howarth Dealers | Oboe Chicago, Inc.

For the second instalment of ‘5 minutes with… Howarth Dealers’ we introduce to you Shawna Lake of Oboe Chicago, Inc. Shawna has been supplying Howarth oboes for many years, passing on her expertise and has developed a good relationship with … Continue reading

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5 Minutes with… Howarth Dealers | Hannah’s Oboes

We are excited to bring you a new series of interviews with our Howarth dealers from across the globe. Each fortnight we will introduce to you one of our dealers and they will answer a few questions about where you … Continue reading

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Presenting: ‘Slippery Slidey’ and ‘Tiny Trio’ by Paul Scott

Howarth of London are pleased to announce we are now stocking a set of two short pieces for double reed trio by composer Paul Scott. In addition to being an oboist and oboe teacher, Scott has composed many pieces, most … Continue reading

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Second-hand Open-holed Oboes

Looking to buy a new instrument? We have a selection of open-holed professional Howarth oboes on our second-hand list available for purchase. Continue reading

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Oboe Assembly

Before beginning to play the oboe, it is essential to learn how to assemble the instrument in a way that avoids damaging its mechanism. Oboes are very delicate instruments which are difficult and expensive to repair, so it is important … Continue reading

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