I used to play the oboe. Being in a rock band (mainly as a guitarist) I'd like to switch to the clarinet or the saxophone, as they are more useful in rock / jazz music. My question is, which one would ...
During some practice hours with my oboe I have the problem that everything in front of my eyes get black, and I have to stop at once, or I would become unstable and fall down. Why? Is there anything I ...
Is the Circular Breathing a technique that is needed to know by a good Oboist?
Most of the time, an orchestra will tune to the oboe. Why is that? What is the next instrument if, for some reason, there are no oboes?
I find I can only really practice for 20 minutes max before my lips and jaws start to go numb and this makes me a bit worried for my stamina for my exam...any suggestions on how to build that up so I ...
What are some recommendations for performing Baroque music? My studio professor seems to think that I can improvise in the Baroque style as easily as breathing -- which is sadly not true. The ...
Does anyone have a trick for playing notes like high E (three ledger lines above the staff) with all of those lovely pinky keys? My current technique is button mashing and hoping for the best, but ...