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The Oboe Concertos of Bruno Maderna

"Work in Progress" Freedom And Form In The Oboe Concertos Of Bruno Maderna (dissertation...
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Five Oboe Reed Tips

Asking any oboe player, at any level, about their reeds and you often provoke a whole host of...
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Learn To Play The Oboe

For many beginner oboists (and perhaps their parents!), the instrument can at times seem...
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Experiential Learning and the Journey

The difference between an oboe student and a flute, clarinet, saxophone or recorder student is...

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  • Musicplus Central Luton, LU1

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    I have been teaching since 1998. Originally I lived in Hampshire, and worked in this are and also in Dorset for many years as a peripatetic instrumental teacher before moving to Herts in 2003.
  • Fraser Kelman Fountainbridge, EH11 Gold Member

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    My name is Fraser Kelman. I am a professional oboist and teacher based in Edinburgh. I work with many of the country's leading orchestras as well as maintaining a busy teaching practice.
  • Karen Gibbard Durham, DH1 Silver Member

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    I am a professional freelance musician teaching oboe, recorder and early years music to students of all ages.
  • Emily Cockbill Crystal Palace, SE26 Gold Member

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    I'm a friendly, encouraging teacher, with over 10 years of experience teaching students at all ages and abilities.
  • Rebecca Woodward Berkhamsted, HP4 Gold Member

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    I am a professional oboist, and have been a music teacher and tutor for the past ten years. I teach music so it is enjoyable and fun, alongside grades and challenging pieces, to nurture musicianship in each pupil.
  • David Ingham Central Norwich, NR2 Gold Member

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    I like to teach in a relaxed,informal atmosphere, in which a student can enjoy the learning process through creativity, acquiring the correct technique to develop musically.
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  • Five Oboe Reed Tips

    Emily Cockbill Oboe Teacher (South East London) Picture Asking any oboe player, at any level, about their reeds and you often provoke a whole host of reactions, exclamations and general grumbling! The reason for this is that you very quickly realise how big a difference the quality of reed makes to every aspect of playing the instrument. Particularly...
  • Musical Education In A Child's Life

    Marta Perales Mora Oboe Teacher (South West London) Picture Musical education is for children an important formation and balancing factor of their nervous system, because every movement adapted to different rhythms are the result of a joint complex of coordinated activities. In addition, in studies many investigators, such as J. P. Despins, reflect how...
  • Listening Beyond the Instrument

    Oboe Teacher (South West London) Picture When we enter into the world of classical music, it is easy to become swept away by it. My first time listening to a Mahler or Shostakovich symphony was an incredible, immersive experience, with the significance of this undoubtedly heightened by the grandeur of the concert hall setting, and the...

 

  • The dreaded S word..... Scales! Editor's Pick

    Oboe Teacher (South East London) Picture “So your pieces are coming on really well.... how are your scales?” This fear inducing question, has come up too many times in my life, and I am so thankful to say that now I can firmly acquit it of its fear. Scales have always been a tricky one for me, purely for the boredom associated with...
  • Why learn a musical instrument?

    Oboe Teacher (East London) Picture Learning a musical instrument is a valuable opportunity that many people don't get to experience. Not only is it fun and rewarding, it also teaches you skills that can be used in other areas of life. It can be particularly beneficial for children with links being found between most subjects and...
  • Experiential Learning and the Journey

    Maria Papathanasiou Oboe Teacher (East London) Picture The difference between an oboe student and a flute, clarinet, saxophone or recorder student is that the oboe student will need much more time in order to produce a proper sound and to be able to play pieces and melodies. The opening of the oboe reed is tiny, so the player cannot put a large...