Bel Canto Reeds
- premium quality hand-made bassoon reeds -
Our Philosophy...

As musicians, we are all primarily interested in making music - not spending valuable time
worrying about and scraping on bassoon reeds. If you have embarked on the road to
making your own reeds you know that the process is an art form, not simply a craft that
can easily be taught. As musicians, educators,and advocates for this instrument (we have to
be - seven members of our family play the bassoon - so far)  we have long been concerned
with the quality of commercially available bassoon reeds. That's why we have gone into
business. We believe (with over 50 years of experience between the two of us) that we have
developed the expertise to design and produce a reed that will help bassoonist to reach their
full playing potential by allowing them to concentrate on what got into the business to do -
make music!
We also believe bassoonists need encouragement - that is why even though we spend a good
deal of time on each reed - we want to keep the price as low as we can. For $15.95 a piece
we don't think you will find a better value anywhere!
What our customers are saying...

"I just got a chance to play on the reeds that I ordered from you.  They are a dream! I was
literally shocked at how easy it was to produce a gorgeous tone.  Thank you!
A Past and Future customer"    JH

                           “I  continue to order them because they are great!  :)”

“very nice reeds, shipped quickly, thanks”
                                                   “Excellent reeds and service. Thanks”

"I could practice with my other reeds, but why bother? "

        “Superior quality reeds… I will order again!”
Contact Us:
Dear Customers,

The time has come
that we have to
raise our rates due
to significant
increases in our
cost of materials.
We've done our
best over the years
to keep costs down
and to provide you
with good value
reeds. We hope you
will understand the
necessity of this
decision that will
take place after the
first of the year -
and that you know
how much we value
your business!