Some More On Oboe Reed Openings
First off, I have not posted in quite awhile. Lots of stuff...sorry. i will try and post more often now.… [more]
What Does Response Really
We always hear that you should have a responsive oboe reed. So what does that mean? Well, basically it… [more]
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Recent New Stuff
Here is the first video in a small series by oboist Pierre Roy. He takes an oboe reed from blank to finished reed in these videos. They are fantastic and I will post all of them up here. Worth the time to watch. Reed in Stages Normally I make the oboe reed not […]
I thought I would start off this set of oboe reedmaking videos with the master, John Mack. Need I say more. This is a very rare video of Mr. Mack making an oboe reed from start to finnish. Well woth a look. OICMF John Mack oboe reed primer In 2001, legendary oboist John Mack performed […]
First off, I have not posted in quite awhile. Lots of stuff…sorry. i will try and post more often now. Some good resources are available. So lets get on with the topic at hand. Oboe reed openings. I am constantly looking for new stuff and trying everything I can think of that might help me […]
I have had several people ask me about openings on their oboe reeds, specifically how to make them a bit bigger and more stable. Here is part of an email which I received from Eli: “It has to do with the cane I buy, the gouge of that cane, the way I tie it on, […]
Here is a video of one of my favorite oboists, Liang Wang playing the first movement of the Mozart Oboe Quartet. Other movements will be on the way this week. Enjoy!