Renard Artist Model 220 Bassoon

The Artist Model 220 is acoustically patterned after the  Fox Model II. A solid performer since its introducation in 1972, the 220 is a popular choice that features consistent response over the whole range, stability and a warm, even tone. It is a great economical choice for students, hobbyists and schools.


Standard Features

  • Select, aged Black Maple body
  • French style bell (metal ring)
  • Liner in the wing joint and small bore of the boot
  • Key work made of nickel silver with heavy silver plating
  • Nickel silver water tubes extending into the bore
  • Body lock
  • B (flat) guard

Standard Keywork

  • Full German Key System
  • High D key
  • High E key
  • Ring key for left hand third finger
  • Right hand whisper key lock
  • Rollers for right little finger F and A (flat)
  • Rollers for left little finger E (flat) and D (flat)
  • Rollers for right thumb B (flat) and F (sharp)


  • Two Professional Bocals: *CVX* R2 bocals; #2 & #3 lengths ~ Options: CVX, CVC, CTX, CTC styles; Lengths 0-4


  • Premium case with both shoulder and backpack straps
  • Two high quality bassoon reeds
  • Hand rest
  • Neck strap
  • Seat strap
  • Micro-fiber swabs for boot and wing
  • Care cloth

Popular Options

  • German style bell (white ring)
  • Balance Hanger
  • Left hand whisper key lock
  • High A bridge to whisper key
  • Plateau key
  • Corked tenons
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