A lightweight beginner thumbplate oboe which is perfect for beginners with smaller hands.
The Howarth S10 student oboe is recommended by leading teachers and chosen by Education Authorities and Music Services throughout the U.K.
The design specification includes close finger spacing for the smaller hand and the instrument is light in weight for ease of handling. The S10 weighs only 0.54 kg. In order to help younger players, the S10 is an all covered hole model.
Body wood: African Blackwood (Dalbergia melanoxylon)
Thumb-plate system: With single action octaves
Closed hole model: Yes
Trill key: Left-hand C/D
Forked F venting mechanism: Yes
Low C to B link: Yes
Keywork: Nickel silver which is silver plated