Purchased this model in late September 2020 and it has been a fantastic bassoon. Pricing and quality is very competitive in the market – You will not find a better instrument for this price! The compact model took some time to get used to but the smaller case is beneficial and made with high quality materials. It’s a perfect instrument for a Master’s student such as myself. You can tell that this is a distinguished instrument from Moosmann and Miller Marketing goes above and beyond to bring that instrument into your hands.