Student teaching tips from veteran Music teachers

Student teaching tips from veteran Music teachers
Masahito Sugihara and Danny Cruz Practicing a Duet

Student teaching Tips from Veteran Music teachers Whether you are planning on teaching band, orchestra, choir, or general music, student teaching is potentially the most formative part of your education. Student teaching can be overwhelming but I asked dozens of music teachers and compiled this list of tips to help…

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How to break in an oboe reed

How to break in an oboe reed
Soak oboe reeds in a container of fresh water

How to break in an oboe reed (how long does it take?) Reeds for oboe, bassoon, clarinet or saxophone need some time to adjust to their environment and the player. This process is called “ breaking in the reed”. To break in a reed make sure that the reed is…

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How to clean your oboe, and Why

How to clean your oboe, and Why
clean your oboe with one of these

How to clean your oboe, and why Daily cleaning of the oboe is mostly about removing moisture from the bore, but periodically, more thorough cleaning is necessary. Neglecting to keep the oboe clean will eventually be detrimental to the playability of the instrument. Don’t neglect your beloved instrument! As you blow…

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