- Teaches students:
- Ages 8 to 80
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I am an instrumental performance student at New York University, specializing in oboe. I am also a woodwind doubler who freelances with orchestras, opera companies, and musical theatre troupes throughout New York.
Every instrument has its challenges, but I am confident that I can make each one enjoyable and rewarding. The oboe is my specialty -- it is a difficult, demanding instrument that yields very high rewards -- but am proficient in and able to teach clarinet, and saxophone. Students can expect to make improvements each week and, before long, be capable of playing standard repertoire and be able to perform in groups with other musicians.
In addition to being a performance student, I am training for my masters in music education. I have been teaching woodwinds privately for seven years, oboe for four. I have played oboe for six years and have been playing music for fourteen. I can work with students of all ages and can teach students to read music and play their chosen instrument beautifully and musically,
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One of the best oboe/woodwind players I have had the opportunity to study with. He is highly sophisticated, gives great advice and will drastically help improve skills. I recommend reaching out to him in order to enhance current playing.