I recently met with a former student who proudly described THE reed she was working on to me. She’d gotten it to a point where it made a beep, butContinue readingMake More Reeds
After my concerto performance last June, I was chatting with a lovely woman from the audience. “It’s not like you’re blowing through the oboe,” she said. People are always interestedContinue readingThe Magic of Words
I am in Illinois this week for the Peoria Bach Festival, with concerts tonight and tomorrow night. As always, I love this festival. Love the challenges of jumping between threeContinue readingTravel for Work: Peoria Edition
Calling all oboe students, teachers, and parents! Is anyone else frustrated with reed-making? It seems as though there is never enough time during oboe lessons to really get a handleContinue readingLearn to Make Reeds this Summer!
Reed making is a highly personal experience. You strive to make the reed that makes your own instrument sing, and through playing on your reeds you learn how to makeContinue readingOboe Reed Get Togethers