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 Re: Oboist who wants to start doubling
Author: Jaysne 
Date:   2024-04-19 19:51

I've played over 100 shows. I would say to start with clarinet. I've found it's the most common WW instrument in the pit.

Buy the best one you can afford. I will say, though, that even a good student-level clarinet will serve you well while you're learning the instrument. I played a plastic Vito professionally for years before I bought a professional horn.

After that, you'd probably want to concentrate on flute, and then saxophone. Bassoon would come last in terms of what people ask for when hiring.

Having a good teacher for each horn goes without saying. Good luck.

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