If you are looking for oboe reeds that work straight out of the package, that sound great, that have a warm tone and a precise attack, Rad!Reeds are for you. Carefully hand-made in Australia with state-of-the-art German tools, they are created from cane sourced from French and Spanish cane fields. These reeds are sure to please.
These student oboe reeds are available in the following hardnesses:
- Soft: for beginners/first few months of playing.
- Medium Soft: plays easily for first year students.
- Medium: good general purpose reed.
- Medium Hard: for more developed players.
- Hard: usually requires some final scraping to suit the player.
Rad!Reeds are hand-made, by Andrew Angus, right here in Australia. Andrew is a well known double reed teacher and performer. Playing regularly in a professional capacity with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and Melbourne Bach Orchestra, he specialises in Baroque as well as modern oboe. Andrew’s success as a teacher is evident in the high number of his students who have gone on to pursue tertiary study in oboe and bassoon. As a result, Andrew understands the unique requirements that students at all levels demand from their reeds. He has designed the Alliaud and Rouche Cane reeds for this market. These reeds are easy playing with a lovely tone. They offer excellent response and control and are ideal for oboists who are seeking reeds that work effortlessly.