Video Tip of the Week: Stratospheric Oboe Solos

A video installment in my daily series of tips. Please follow me on Twitter for the Orchestration Online Tip of the Day at @OrchestrationOL, or join the Orchestration Online Facebook group for feedback, resources, and advice.

Tips of the Day for this week:

Monday, February 18: Oboe Vibrato Speed
Tuesday, February 19: Oboe Articulation
Wednesday, February 20: The Problems of Dynamics in the Oboe’s Lowest Register
Thursday, February 21: Oboe Breathing and Phrasing
Friday, February 22: Slurring Up vs. Slurring Down on the Oboe
Saturday, February 23: The Characteristics of the Oboe’s Optimum Register

Thomas Goss is a professional composer and orchestrator with an international roster of clients. He has worked with such talents as Billy Ocean, Melanie C, Sharon Corr, and Nikki Yanofsky. His compositions, orchestrations, and crossover arrangements have been performed by such ensembles as Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and San Francisco Symphony Chamber Ensemble.

Thomas lives and works in Wellington, New Zealand, with his wife Erica and son Charlie, and one very unappreciative cat.

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