Adam Trussell Double Reeds

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

Fox Model 450

One of the original Fox professional oboes, the 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. This oboe utilizes Fox’s original bore and tone hole design and has standard full conservatory key work. It is the perfect choice for schools and doublers who need a reliable instrument with a great sound and low maintenance.


  • High-quality plastic resin upper joint
  • Select grenadilla wood lower joint and bell
  • Full conservatory key system handmade in the United States
  • Silver-plated keys
  • Nickel silver lined tenon sockets
  • Stainless steel arbors and wire springs
  • Teflon-tipped stainless steel adjusting screws
  • High-quality cork pads on low C and above
  • High-quality bladder pads on low B and B flat key


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