Howarth | Junior PLUS+ Semi-Automatic System Oboe




The Howarth Junior PLUS+ Conservatoire oboe is a beginner level instrument that has
been specifically designed for our youngest players. It is one of our lightest
student model oboes and has a fully-synthetic body.
instrument has a chromatic range of 2½ octaves from low B and the
keywork has been further simplified to keep the instrument light and
reduce any risk of accidental keywork damage. The keys themselves are
fully covered and have been extended to reduce the stretch for small
hands. The instrument is pitched in C and uses the standard oboe
fingerings and reeds.
The Junior PLUS+ Conservatoire model has an additional mechanism for low B and left-hand F, extending the range compared to the standard Junior Conservatoire model.
The Howarth Junior PLUS+
Conservatoire oboe is an ideal beginner instrument and will take the player through
their early graded music exams until they are ready to comfortably
progress to a full system oboe, such as the S20C.
  • Body is fully synthetic
  • Silver plated keywork
  • Simplified conservatoire (French) system
  • Semi-automatic octaves
  • All keys are closed hole
  • Full chromatic range of 2 and a half octaves, starting from low B
  • Left-hand F key
  • Weight ~0.46kg
  • Uses standard size oboe reeds
  • Instrument is supplied in a Howarth Student backpack case with cleaning materials, cork grease and a reed case

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Synthetic body, All wood body, Synthetic Top Joint

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