Courses


WHY NOT LEARN THE OBOE - A Video course for Beginners

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Why Not Learn the Oboe - Course 1 includes:

* 8 oboe lessons for beginner students - no previous knowledge is assumed

* 50+ instructional videos with teacher demonstrations

* Sheet Music (to be downloaded)

* 15 + melodies and folk tunes

* scales and exercises to learn common finger patterns

*Advice to help solve common beginner problems

*optional Skype lessons available (for an additional fee)

 

At the end of this course you will have covered:

Music reading:  Notes- C, B, B flat, A, G, F, F#, E

Time Signature 3/4 & 4/4, Crotchets, Crotchet rests, Minim, minim rest semibreve, Semibreve rest, Fermata's, dotted minims 

Keys: C Major, G Major, E minor, F Major

Articulation: slurring / tonguing/ ties

Embouchure & Sound production: making a clear full sound

Breathing & air support

Posture 

Each lesson revises previous lessons so that knowledge & co-ordination is gradually acquired over time 

For best results consistent daily practice (15 - 30 minutes) is recommended

 

To begin the course you will need:

* Oboe (available from www.oboeobsession.com) 

* Oboe reed - Soft - KGe Student Artist Oboe reeds are recommended & available from www.oboeobsession.com & KGe Reeds

* metronome (FREE to download onto a phone or device)

* music stand

CLICK HERE to enroll

 

Related articles:

Beginning the Oboe  (Advice on choosing a new oboe)

How to Care for Your New Wooden Oboe

 

Online Skype lessons are available on request (for an additional fee)

Contact: oboeobsessionaus@gmail.com