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 What would you do?
Author: EaubeauHorn 
Date:   2020-01-30 03:14

After another couple years of illness (it seems to be a repeating pattern) I again went and got my oboe put into good playable condition and bought a couple reeds from the person who fixed it, because she is the ONLY person I have found within 200 miles who can make reeds that work for me.
So, I'd like to see if I can get in shape ... again. I have a place to play if I can manage to play. But the problem remains the same, that I am apparently unable to learn to make usable reeds. I'd assign it honestly to clutziness. There is a reason why I find the tuba the easiest instrument to play.
So what would you do, having tried a plethora of online sellers and not having or apparently able to develop the skill to do the fine tuning that is required for a reed to play well? My only idea at this point is to just get a couple of Legere reeds and see if I can make them work. Anybody else? I live at 2500 ft altitude in extremely dry conditions, and reeds made in humidity and lower altitude simply do not work here, and my inability to adjust them is now accepted by me after hundreds (literally) of ruined tries.

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