Amelia Van Howe | Oboist

Amelia Van Howe is a freelance oboist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is also the owner of the oboe reed making company Sunshine Reeds.

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Sunshine Reeds is dedicated to crafting flexible reeds with effortless response, lush tone throughout all registers, and unparalleled pitch stability. 


Please contact me if you have any questions! 


Dear Sunshine Reeds customers,

I am continually striving to make your oboe & English Horn playing experience the very best that it can be. In the age of Amazon Prime, we all value fast & free shipping. I now offer free shipping on ALL of my reeds and continue to be committed to getting your reeds from my desk to your instrument within a week of your order.

Additionally, check out my new subscription packages! All 3 month subscriptions feature a 10% discount and all 6 month subscriptions feature a 15% discount, again, with completely free shipping.

Thank you again for being a Sunshine Reeds customer and happy music making!


Oboe Blank
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Professional Oboe Reed
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Student Oboe Reed
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English Horn Reed
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Processing time: 1-3 business days

Estimated Shipping Time: Priority Mail, 1-3 business days

returns & exchanges

Returns not accepted

Exchanges accepted within 14 days of purchase

If you have any issues with your order please contact me. I am more than happy to work with you!


SunshineReeds produces a very likeable professional quality oboe reed. The reed is open, stable from the top register down to the bottom, and malleable in terms of tone. Quick delivery and professional service. A gorgeous playing experience awaits with these reeds, 5 stars!
— David Vanbiesbrouck, owner of Oboerific Reeds, Principal Oboe at Guelph Symphony