Category Archives: Famous oboists

Why oboe?

I just came across a video on YouTube from a 1997 broadcast where a few oboists were interviewed and talked about the oboe and their experiences with the instruments. The title of the video–“Why would anybody want to play the … Continue reading

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Back from the 2011 IDRS Conference

Last week, I participated for the first time in an International Double Reed Society conference. This year, it was at the Arizona State University, in Phoenix (well, actually, in Tempe). I didn’t perform anything in there, actually, I barely played … Continue reading

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Albrecht Mayer – Outstanding Oboist

This is a short video from the Deutche Welle show Euromaxx about the famous oboist Albrecht Mayer. He is currently the principal oboist with the Berlin Philharmonic and he also keeps a busy agenda as chamber musician and soloist. Some say … Continue reading

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