Oboe/Experts

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Joel Simon

U.S.
Available
Reed making, oboe technique, oboe adjustments. PLEASE NOTE, NO QUESTIONS ABOUT OBOE VINTAGE OR VALUE. THAT INCLUDES SERIAL NUMBERS, AGE OF INSTRUMENTS, AND HOW MUCH THEY MIGHT BE WORTH; AND THAT INCLUDES WHERE YOU MIGHT FIND SUCH INFORMATION. THESE QUESTIONS WILL BE REJECTED.

Hannah Selznick

U.S.
Available
I have the expertise to answer questions about all brands and models of oboes and English Horns. I will assist in providing information about the process of purchasing and selling an instrument. I know reputable oboe specialist repairmen to recommend. I give guidance on oboe and English Horn reeds. I offer guidance on maintenance and handling of oboes and English Horns and help owners troubleshoot instrument issues.

Geoffrey Bridge

Available
Professional oboist with many years experience. Former pupil of Leon Goossens. Solo artist for Arts Council of Great Britain. Freelance recitalist/broadcasting/orchestras. Former Head of woodwind teaching in Hampshire, England. Questions on repertoire, playing styles, reeds, cane selection and processing.

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2017-04-09 Rigoutat Classique -1982.:

Hi Jose the website is behaving strangely I'm afraid so you may not get this.    Your Rigoutat was made in about 1979 - 80 according to my records. Probably the oboe was bought in 1982? It should be a

2017-03-26 Rigoutat Oboe:

Kaitlyn, thanks for your question. I can provide a more detailed reply if you would send along some photos of the keywork on the three joints. The serial number alone is not as helpful as Rigoutat does

2017-03-07 Oboe - Breaking in a professional oboe:

Daniel    I think that you should think seriously about doing your competition on the oboe you know best.   OK the Fossati might sound different or better (!) but are you comfortable on it. I reckon you

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