Watch The Master John Mack Make An Oboe Reed

Watch The Master John Mack Make An Oboe Reed

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...
Some More On Oboe Reed Openings

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. 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...
Some More On Oboe Reed Openings

How To Get a Better Opening On An Oboe Reed

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,...
Albrecht Mayer and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Albrecht Mayer and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Here is a program on demand that features Albrecht Mayerand the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Here are the  details Program details: Hindemith: Kammermusik No. 1, Op. 24 Mozart: Andante for Oboe and Orchestra in C Major, K. 315 Bach: Concerto in A Major, BWV 1055...