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Arundo Donax: Journey from cane to oboe reed – Part 1

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Parents ask me all the time – Why are oboe reeds so expensive? I can’t blame them for asking that question. Oboe reeds are really expensive, especially when you are comparing them to clarinet or saxophone reeds. So – why … Continue reading

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Oboe Reed Making: A Parent’s Guide

So you have a young oboist in your midst? That’s fantastic! But as a parent, you might be feeling a bit like a walking ATM. Between the Band Director insisting the student take lessons, a never-ending search for oboe reeds … Continue reading

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Oboe and Clarinet Lessons-Greater Los Angeles Area

Oboe, Clarinet, English horn and Reed Making instruction with Tanya Johnson. I’m available for oboe, English horn, clarinet and reed making lessons in Los Angeles (including North Hollywood, Burbank, Glendale, South Pasadena and more). I teach beginners as young as … Continue reading

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