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Bassoon.com| FagotAtelier Maarten Vonk
The bassoon expert in The Netherlands

40  

Years of experience
(1981-2020)

1000 +

Sold bassoons

200 +

Annual repairs and maintenances 

4000 +

Produced and Sold
Dutch Leg Supports

Bassoon.com | 

FagotAtelier Maarten Vonk

  • 40 years of experience exclusively on bassoons
  • Former professional (contra)bassoon player
  • Repair and maintenance on all bassoon brands
  • An extended web shop with everything for the bassoon

Bassoon.com is the expert in:

  • Acoustic improvements
    LefreQue, tone hole and bore issues, bocal issues, Joy-Key

  • Technical improvements
    Changing key positioning for small or big hands, adding keys,
    LCBearings (once adjusted never key noises again)

  • Ergonomic improvements
    Bocal bending for short or tall people,
    The Dutch Leg Support by Maarten Vonk

  • Voicing
    The adjustment of tone holes and key heights to get a more evenness in sound, intonation and resistance is helping you to perform at a higher level with more ease.


used bassoons for sale

Heckel 70xx

This bassoon is sold by the second owner. who was my first teacher. It is built in 1930 and it still has its original varnish. sound and intonation are great. Very unique feature is the original A Bell and the accompanying keys on the bass joint.
So there the instrument has a B-flat bell and the A bell!

€ 28.000

Heckel 37xx

This Heckel is built in 1893 and is in a perfect condition. the standard pitch is 438 Hz. (with a short bocal you can play 440 Hz).
This is the perfect instrument for period instrument players who wants to play music from around the turn of the century 


The keys are modernized (not very nice)



€ 7.000

Heckel 105xx (1962)

This bassoon is played by the solo bassoon of the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in The Netherlands until his retirement. It is a proven very good bassoon. It has lots of rollers and is in a perfect condition! Complete new varnish and silver plated.



€ 42.000

more used bassoons

Heckel 99xx

I am selling it from the first owner how got it in 1956. original varnish. it has a high d and a high e key. A great sound and intonation. A beauty to play while it sings by itself.

€ 32.000
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Heckel 4225

Very nice instrument from 1901.

Period instrument players watch out. This is nice.  

Flat top and proper key system. with whisper key.

€ 8.000
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Fox Renard 240D

A very good bassoon for the advanced player who overgrew of his/her student bassoon.

Built in 


€ 7.000
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even more used bassoons

Schreiber S31 

The better student instrument who overgrew his basic instrument.

Schreiber stands for stability in sound and intonation. It comes with the Dutch Leg Support of Bassoon.com

€ 6.500
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Schreiber S16

Basic student model of Schreiber.
built in 19 1979.
Nickel plated keys 



€ 4.500
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Gebr. Mönnig

A good student bassoon in a good shape.

built in 1975. It comes with my leg support and 2 bocals 

€ 3.250
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100% satisfaction guaranteed!

We sell all bassoons with our famous maximum guarantee: 

1 year maintenance ánd after 1 year a solid check-up FOR FREE!

It is time for passing on my knowledge to the new generation. 
I'll help allround repair (wo)men, or starting repair (wo)men, to get a better understanding with the special bassoon issues. 

Mail me if you are interested at maarten@bassoon.com

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