WHATCOM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Instrument Loan Program

Instrument
Loan Program

Piccolo
ERICSON & BERG PICCOLO Application
  • Burkart & Phelan Global Piccolo
  • Silver Plated Keys
  • Standard Headjoint
  • Burkart Scale
  • Grenadilla Body
  • Split E Mechanism
  • White Gold Springs

 

Oboe
SHIPP OBOE Application
  • Yamaha YOB - 411 Oboe
  • Grenadilla Wood Body
  • Modified Conservatory System
  • Cleaning Swabs
  • Intermediate Oboe
  • Silver Plated Keys
  • Case

 

French Horn
DOUBLE FRENCH HORN Application
  • Holton H378 Double Horn
  • 12.25" Diameter Large Throated Hand Hammered Yellow Brass Bell
  • Key of F and Bb
  • .468" bore
  • Independent Bb Tuning

 

cello
MUNRO CELLO Application
  • 4/4 German Gewa Cello
  • Case and Bow included

 

The WSO Instrument Loan Program provides promising young local musicians access to high quality orchestra instruments that are difficult to rent and expensive to purchase. The instruments shown here are loaned out from the end of August to the end of June each year. The instruments are loaned to promising Whatcom County musicians under the age of 25. The winners will be selected from applications submitted for review. Applications are accepted beginning in June each year, with Applications due in August. For instrument availability status, please contact WSO Operations Manager Timothy Freeman: Timothy.Freeman@whatcomsymphony.com.

Bassoon
JULIE'S BASSOON Application
  • Wooden with two bocals
  • Schriber Artist Model

 

Double Bass
QUIST DOUBLE BASS Application
  • Goronok 3/4 size double bass
  • Case and bow included
  • Solid carved double bass

 

Violin
GLOVER VIOLIN Application
  • Jacobsen Violin made in Bellingham.
 

 

Violin2
KARA VIOLIN Application
  • 200 year-old Bohemian violin, made in Germany.
  • Appropriate for a college or high-school student.