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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.

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.

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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2016-09-21 buffet oboe octave vent right measurement:

Dear Marton    I think that the 1st octave vents are probably 25 thousands of an inch which in metric will be 0.55. This seems to be what they have sent you form the factory.    I experimented myself with

2016-09-10 Rigoutat EH Crook:

Hello!    If you are not able to get to an oboe shop to try and see options, my instinct would be to have you try the crooks of some other players in your area. If there are local professionals and community

2016-09-02 OBOE REED:

Nizaor    I do apologise for not answering your question more quickly. I had been away from my desk for a short time and then your question was overlooked!    The oboe staple (or tube in the USA) came

2016-08-02 Selmer English Horn dating by serial #:

Ted, thank you for your question. I have never seen a list of serial numbers for the Selmer EH. The instrument hasn't been in production for many years. If you are wanting to sell the instrument, then

2016-07-21 Marigaux oboe series:

Dear Cindy    I am pretty sure that Marigaux in the 1970's only made the 901 series. The current range expanded in 2000. There was a student model the Strasser which would have the Strasser logo and not

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