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 Re: Charles reeds
Author: EaubeauHorn 
Date:   2018-02-10 23:33

My question would be, can you match pitch on a tuner, looking at it? Can you bend below pitch?

I played one semester in a community college orchestra a few years ago, because they are always in need of players and welcome adults from the community. The one oboe student played 1st and I happily played 2nd. She would put the tuner in front of her to tune the orchestra, start to blow, be incredibly sharp, and then bend the pitch down to 440 for the orchestra to tune.

Then when we started actually playing, she immediately went 1/4 tone sharp and stayed there. It was a technique issue (and in her case, an ear issue, but you know you are sharp;) I'm not saying it is a technique issue with you because I don't know, but it is worth a try with the tuner to see if it is simply a habit and not a reed problem.

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