Reed adjustment guide
- A description of common
reed maladies with suggested remedies. Use it together with the
- A diagram showing the dimensions
of my finished reeds. Not a recipe for immediate success, but
a good basic structure.
- A comprehensive warm-up
routine that includes tone warm-ups, long tones, scales, and
- Tips for the occasional
English Horn player to minimize the suffering.
- Thoughts on breathing and
blowing for oboe and English Horn. Read this if playing the oboe
feels inefficient, uncomfortable or painful.
and Maintaining an Instrument
- Advice on buying, selling
and taking care of your horn.
- How to practice, what to
practice, how much to practice, etc. etc. If you do all this
stuff, you're going to sound good.
- Fundamentals of music and
- How to produce and apply
for Beginning Reed Makers
- Words of encouragement for
for and Choosing a College
- Thoughts for high school
students preparing for music school.
Tips for making a successful audition recording.