Used A. Laubin Conservatory Oboe
From the manufacturer- "Laubin oboes are truly handmade. Every part of the key mechanism is essentially custom-fit to the body of the instrument. The wood is aged for at least ten years, exposed to the outside air, so that it will be ready to endure both outdoor summer concerts and drafty orchestra pits. The keys are heavily silver-plated and hand-burnished for beauty and durability. A synthetic liner in the upper joint helps to prevent cracking and extend the life of the oboe. The bore, undercutting, and tone-hole placement have been perfected over eight decades. We worry about all the little details so that you don’t have to; instead, you can focus on making music."
Our professional oboe technician spent some good time making adjustments to the instrument to make sure it's in good playing condition. Its keys are showing some wear which means it was probably played quite a bit by its previous owner, but by our standards, it was well maintained before it arrived here. Its original case is included and is still in decent shape, but a prospective buyer may want to keep an eye out for a new case as a precaution. A. Laubin currently has a 7-8 year wait for a brand new handmade oboe! Come stop by today to try this instrument out. This is a professional instrument great for those who feel like they want to take the next step.