Linnea Wentworth
Everett, WA
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Linnea Wentworth

Linnea W.

Everett, WA
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
*Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, please note I am only accepting students for online lessons until further notice*

I have 10 years of experience teaching oboe and customize lesson plans for my students. I focus on listening, musicality, and technique. My lesson plans include a warm up geared to establish a solid daily routine, technical studies, a piece from oboe literature, and sight reading duets. I also teach reed making and recommend students learn to make their own reeds if they intend to play oboe beyond high school. I believe that good, new reeds are critical to a student’s success-both for tone and embouchure development.

About Linnea W.

I am a freelance oboist, reed maker, and music teacher in the Seattle area. My teaching studio is currently based in Everett. I have eight years of teaching experience and love working with students of all ages. My primary instrument is oboe, but I also have a passion for teaching beginning violin (the instrument which I started on). I have a Master of Music Performance degree from Arizona State University in oboe performance and a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from Whitworth University in both oboe and violin.

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Ryver B.
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Linnea is very patient and knowledgeable about her instrument. I truly appreciate her working with my daughter on not only her orchestra lessons, but with strengthening her sight reading, how to hold a bow properly, and more. All in 3 lessons. My daughter has already improved. Thank you!

Posted Feb 25, 2020
Eva V.
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My daughter had the best experience ever. Thanks

Posted Jan 25, 2020
kaylee H.
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It's was was great, my daughter love it, keep it up ... 👌 ... !

Posted May 11, 2016

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Experience

Second Oboe/English Horn
Sep 2017 - Present

North Corner Chamber Orchestra

Music Teacher
Sep 2017 - Present

Kaleidoscope Academy

Oboe Instructor
Sep 2016 - Present

Seattle Pacific University

Principal Oboe
Sep 2016 - Present

Northwest Symphony

Oboe Coach
Jul 2015 - Present

Cascade Youth Symphony

Owner/Reedmaker
May 2014 - Present

Simaril Reeds

Principal Oboe
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015

Scottsdale Philharmonic Orchestra

Principal Oboe
Aug 2013 - Jun 2015

Tempe Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Second Oboe
Aug 2009 - May 2011

Coeur d'Alene Symphony Orchestra

Education

Master's Degree in Oboe Performance
Sep 2011 - May 2013

Arizona State University

Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance (Oboe & Violin)
Sep 2007 - May 2011

Whitworth University

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Affiliations

International Double Reed Society
Jan 2010
The International Double Reed Society (IDRS) was established in December of 1971 and is a world-wide organization of double reed (oboe and bassoon family) players, instrument manufacturers and enthusiasts. The society has over 4,400 members from 56 countries. Within the United States, 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are represented.

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