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Musical Education In A Child's Life

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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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    I am a dynamic educator who believes in a broad approach to teaching! As well as learning how to play our new instrument we'll enjoy writing our own tunes, listening to a range of music, using flash cards, playing duets and belting out a few songs.
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    I am an oboist based in Oakham. I play professionally in the UK/Germany. I ensure students have a thorough understanding of the instrument so they can fully express themselves in their music making. I am also experienced in teaching young children.
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  • Learn To Play The Oboe

    Fraser Kelman Oboe Teacher (Edinburgh) Picture For many beginner oboists (and perhaps their parents!), the instrument can at times seem somewhat overwhelming. The website linked below is a very useful resource. Aimed at the beginner, it contains a wide variety of information and advice pertaining to subjects such as choosing an instrument,...
  • Oboe Articulation Exercises

    Oboe Teacher (Birmingham) Picture Students shouldn't be afraid to look to other instruments in the woodwind family for guidance on exercises. I have recently discovered Trevor Wye's flute exercise books with double tonging being a particular area of use. For students struggling with scales the Boosey & Hawkes scale book has a...
  • Music Teaching Philosophy

    Oboe Teacher (South East London) Picture Teaching how to be a better musician is a task that requires an unprecedented level of individual attention. Using only one method and approach cannot be well suited for students with different backgrounds and interests. I do believe that every student must get familiar with the core repertoire...


  • Things You Never Knew About The Oboe

    Oboe Teacher (West London) Picture The oboe, a long reedy apparatus, is an overlooked member of the woodwind family. Yet it’s the instrument that the rest of the orchestra tune themselves to. Described by the son of Jean de Vergie, an oboist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra in the ’40s, as looking like “undernourished...
  • Contemporary Music

    Oboe Teacher (Manchester) Picture The oboe is a very versatile instrument, and having been fortunate to meet Christopher Redgate in my time at the Royal Academy of Music, my interest and passion in contemporary music flourished. Attending talks of his on pushing the range of the oboe really inspired me to challenge myself, and...
  • Being An Oboist

    Oboe Teacher (East London) Picture The oboe is not the easiest instrument to start off with but it is a lot of fun. An oboe player can get stressed out about many things in performance. Will the reed work? Will the oboe work? Will I be able to get air down the oboe? The best way to play the oboe is to relax, there is no point in...