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[Chloe] This is the professional model I currently use now. It is not exactly for the beginner, but if you are an older player looking for a professional-quality instrument, this is a wonderful option: http://www.loree-paris.com/instruments/f-loree/?lang=en
[Chloe]This is the instrument I started on, but it is hands down the best of beginner oboes. It has (almost) full conservatory key set-up, which is very important in furthering a student on the instrument. Also, it's plastic, which is much easier for a younger player to take care of: