Category Archives: Howarth Oboe 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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Introducing… The Howarth XM Oboe

“A new sound for Howarth…” Howarth of London are proud to introduce the Howarth XM, a prestige oboe which fulfils the demands and expectations of the world’s finest players. The Howarth XM continues the tradition of the acclaimed XL oboe, … Continue reading

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The Howarth Junior Oboe In Action!

The Howarth Junior oboe is our ‘starter’ instrument, designed especially to allow younger children to make the best start. Too often the oboe is characterised by being complicated and difficult, especially for beginners who can be put off playing this … 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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The 21st Century Howarth-Redgate Oboe – Christopher Redgate Discusses at the Howarth Workshop

Leading 21st Century Oboist – Christopher Redgate discusses his first impressions of the second instrument made to the Redgate-Howarth Oboe design! The Redgate-Howarth Oboe has been custom made by Howarth of London, built with the 21st Century musician in mind, … Continue reading

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Howarth of London – *Exclusive UK dealers for Moennig and Ludwig Frank Oboes and Bassoons*

Howarth are delighted to announce that they are now the exclusive UK dealers for Moennig and Ludwig Frank Oboes and Bassoons. This range of professional instruments perfectly complements what is already the largest choice of Double Reed instruments in the … Continue reading

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British Double Reed Society 2012 – Annual Convention – Howarth of London

Howarth of London shall be at the BDRS Annual Conference 2012 on 6th May in Cardiff, Wales  We shall have a large amount of new stock for the exhibition including:  A Loree Royal 125 model oboe A Ludwig Frank “Brilliant” … Continue reading

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Double Reed News 17th April 2012 – Howarth of London

Click on each artical for more details: New sheet music in stock: The new edition of Ferling’s 48 studies Op.31 (urtext edition) edited by Howarth Artist and IDRS president Martin Schuring is now in stock and available to buy! This … Continue reading

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