Joost Reijns grew up with music, his father was an oboist and cor anglais player in the Residence Orchestra The Hague and his mother was a pianist. Joost first learned the cello and later the double bass, which he still plays to date.
objective of aircraft construction, but later, through music, he was trained as an oboe builder, -finisseur and -repairer by an excellent teacher from the renowned Rigoutat company in Paris, whereby the focus was on the mechanics and intonation of the instruments.
Since 1975 the name Joost Reijns now represents perfection in oboe building and repair.
In 1983 he moved his workshop to the Allgäu region of Germany, where, in addition to repairing instruments, he spent many years building and finishing oboes single-handedly for direct sale for the companies Rigoutat and Lorée.
His expertise is based on a very long experience. This enables him to overhaul and repair oboes of all brands down to the smallest details.
His client base extends far beyond the German borders.