The Oboe Unveiled

Saturday, January 29, 2022
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM


The goal of this session is to give instructors a basic guide that will help their oboe students in the development of oboe fundamentals. The following topics will be covered with the end goal of improving the oboe sections' tone and intonation: instrument and reed selection; embouchure; breathing; hand and instrument position; and vibrato. In addition to going over concepts of each topic, there will be a set of exercises that will be covered with demonstrations.

Learning Objective 1
Instrument and reed selection
Learning Objective 2
Proper embouchure
Learning Objective 3
Good breathing techniques
Target Audiences
Session Level
Middle School/Junior High, High School, Collegiate
Session Type