Benefits Of Incremental Oboe Reed Making

INTRODUCTION Oboe reed making can be both a significant challenge and a source of great satisfaction- often. But, it can be filled with trauma ...

Read more

How To Process Oboe Tube Cane

This post addresses stage 1 oboe tube cane processing (tube to cut-to-length). 1) Inspect your tube cane. Take note of its length, general straigh...

Read more

Five Ways To Improve Oboe Reed Performance

1) Make sure that your oboe reed source (including yourself) is capable of making oboe reeds that will give you joy when you play. If you don't ha...

Read more

How To Play Better Oboe At Every Level

If you haven't heard yet, let me be the first to inform you that oboe is a really hard instrument to play.  To me, it is worth every bit of effort...

Read more

Introduction To The Oboe Instrument

What Is An Oboe Instrument? How Does It Sound? What Kind Of Woodwind Is It? The inside joke on oboe  is that it is "an ill-wind that nobody blows ...

Read more

How To Gouge Oboe Cane For Best Outcomes

Techniques Of Oboe Cane Gouging: This post offers thoughts and techniques on how to gouge oboe cane for best oboe reed outcomes. This post app...

Read more

How To Buy An Oboe Reed On-Line

There are more oboe reed makers than ever before and sifting through them on-line can be daunting and often disappointing.  Here are some tips to ...

Read more

Oboe Cane Selection For Best Reed Making Results

1) If you find a source of great cane (especially in tube form), buy as much as you can afford as quickly as you can.  A difference of one month c...

Read more

How To Prepare An Oboe Reed For Play

  Oboists need to rely on their oboe reed to play reliably with the first attack. It will not do so in it's natural dry state. This means that it ...

Read more

How To Buy An Oboe

How To Buy An Oboe INTRODUCTION There are more oboe manufacturers, oboe models and oboe sellers than ever before. Buying an oboe can be a very c...

Read more

The Singing Oboist

Oboists In Song Production on the oboe is very similar to the voice.  Learning to sing, with support, windspeed and vibrato will help every aspec...

Read more