Posts for “Oboe”

July 13, 2018

Reedmaking and choosing your college oboe or bassoon professor

If you're considering a school where you might study with someone who isn't a performer on your double reed instrument, it would be worthwhile to find out their plan for teaching you reedmaking.

June 30, 2018

Favorite blog posts, June 2018

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, June 2018 edition.

May 31, 2018

Favorite blog posts, May 2018

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, May 2018 edition.

May 24, 2018

Q&A: The big picture

Answers to questions submitted for the blog's 10th anniversary.

May 24, 2018

Q&A: Reeds

Answers to questions submitted for the blog's 10th anniversary.

April 8, 2018

ReedCast™ scientific reed forecasts on Alexa

I was hoping to announce this a week ago, on the anniversary of the ReedCast™’s debut, April 1, 2015,but things got a little delayed. Anyway, you can now get your guaranteed-accurate, highly scientific ReedCast™ on your Alexa device. Check it out! You can, of course, still get your classic ReedCast™ on the web.

February 28, 2018

Favorite blog posts, February 2018

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, February 2018 edition.

February 7, 2018

Stale air

The “stale air” phenomenon afflicts oboists (sometimes clarinetists and others). It can be hard to relate to if you haven’t experienced it. Here’s how it happens. (The “math” and “science” here are very simplified for clarity.) The oboist breathes in a lungful of air. The air is about 20% oxygen and 80% other gases. The ...

January 31, 2018

Favorite blog posts, January 2018

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, January 2018 edition.

December 31, 2017

Favorite blog posts, December 2017

Hand-picked high-quality woodwind-related blog posts from around the web, December 2017 edition.
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