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 Re: Starting Oboe ?
Author: DD 
Date:   2018-03-21 11:25

I will hit 40 this year, and I just started oboe last year. This is my story: I have always loved the sound of oboe, but never had the time and determination to start it. The trigger was when the music store on the same floor of my wife's office was closing down. Unbeknownst to me, there's a Marigaux oboe sitting there for decades and they're now selling it at a bargain. My lovely wife then bought it for me as a present. I then went about searching the best teacher I could manage to find.

I played clarinet for 30+ years, self-taught myself to play flute about 8 years ago. I would say oboe is a completely different beast. You would need a good teacher and a good oboe if you are ever going to enjoy the experience. Luckily for me, I have a good teacher and a professional model oboe, and am now steadily making progress.

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