Category Archives: My story

Tucson Repertory Orchestra – Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 2

This video was a nice surprise to me. I knew there were cameras rolling, but I didn’t know the video was going to be posted on YouTube. I have been playing with the Tucson Repertory Orchestra for about three months … Continue reading

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What I have been doing

It has been quite a while since my last post. This doesn’t mean that my music adventures ended and I didn’t have anything else to say about it in here. I just needed to refocus a little, take some time … Continue reading

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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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Oboe and Shakuhachi

I have always been interested in musical instruments of any kind, although my personal “expertise” and preference is in woodwind instruments. The oboe is my official instrument (and life companion), but I have tried other instruments, one of which is … Continue reading

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A short recording – The first

After having stopped playing my oboe for almost 10 years, I am now playing it again. I’ve been practicing now for almost a year (since August 2010). Technique, endurance, sound are little by little coming back along with reed making … Continue reading

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