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The Oboe Concertos of Bruno Maderna

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

Breathing Techniques for the Oboe

There are so many different breathing techniques for the oboe that it can sometimes be difficult...

Five Oboe Reed Tips

Asking any oboe player, at any level, about their reeds and you often provoke a whole host of...

Learn To Play The Oboe

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

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  • 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.
  • Maria Papathanasiou Limehouse, E14 Gold Member

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    "If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea". Antoine de Saint Exupery
  • Guy Passey Surbiton, KT6 Gold Member

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    I am a conservatoire-trained professional teacher and performer, happy to teach all ages and abilities. Do get in touch if you have any questions.
  • Erika Schilsky Peacehaven, BN10

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    I am a very experienced performer and teacher of oboe and piano based in the Brighton/East Sussex area.
  • Liesbeth Allart Leytonstone, E11 Gold Member

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    Come and enjoy some music making! II provide a tailor made approach for every student, with a focus on becoming a communicative, expressive musician supported by a solid technique.
  • 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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  • The Oboe Concertos of Bruno Maderna Editor's Pick

    Liesbeth Allart Oboe Teacher (East London) Picture "Work in Progress" Freedom And Form In The Oboe Concertos Of Bruno Maderna (dissertation excerpt) I have thought, while composing, that the music already existed and that she had always existed. Also the music I am writing. All that is required is an act of faith to sense it inside oneself,...
  • June Emerson Wind Music

    Oboe Teacher (East London) Picture June Emerson Wind Music is a specialist supplier for music for wind instruments. You can browse her catalogue and order online at You will find virtually any piece of wind music you need, and next to each piece of music she tells you what grade it is suitable for.
  • First Among Equals in the Woodwind Family

    Oboe Teacher (Hemel Hempstead) Picture "The Oboe - 1st among equals in the Woodwind Family" The oboe has a long and distinguished history in its place within solo, chamber and orchestral music. It was in the time of Bach and Telemann in the 17th century that the oboe really established itself as an instrument of choice by...


  • Howarth: Woodwind Instrument Specialists

    Oboe Teacher (South West London) Picture Howarth of London is a really useful shop for oboists. You can buy oboe sheet music, CDs, accessories, reeds and even oboes! They are, in fact, the only professional oboe maker in the UK, and therefore can offer repair and maintenance to a very high standard. Here is their web...
  • Beginner Oboe Material

    Oboe Teacher (Bromley) Picture A good book to use for a beginner is Learn as You Play Oboe (published by Boosey and Hawkes).
  • Preventing Bad Habits

    Oboe Teacher (East London) Picture I am passionate about teaching the oboe. I particularly wanted to wait until I felt that I had enough experience and knowledge about the instrument before I started teaching it myself. This is due to a run of, not necessarily 'bad' teachers, but 'unobservant' teachers I had through my teens, who...