Adam Trussell Double Reeds

Houston Symphony bassoonist and purveyor of double reed instruments, accessories, bassoon reeds, and instruction.

Fox Model 450 Oboe

One of the original Fox Professional oboes, the Fox Model 450 offers advancing players a professional option with a plastic top joint, to avoid cracking, that is paired with a grenadilla lower joint and bell. The 450 utilizes Fox’s original bore and tone hole design and has standard full conservatory keywork. It is the perfect choice for schools and doublers who need a reliable instrument with a great sound that is low maintenance.

Standard Features

  • Grenadilla wood body (400), proprietary plastic resin top joint with wood lower and bell (450), or all proprietary plastic resin body (300)
  • Silver-plated keys, posts, bands, and bell ring
  • Teflon-tipped stainless steel adjusting screws
  • High-quality cork pads on low C and above


Standard Keywork

  • Full conservatory key system
  • Split D ring mechanism
  • Low B♭ with vent key and third octave key
  • Left hand F and F resonance mechanism
  • Articulated C♯ mechanism C-D, adjustable A♭-B♭, G♯-A, B-C♯, and low C-D♭ trill keys


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