Entries by jeanine Krause

Fulfilling needs and desires with “Heart Moments”

Enrollment, Encouragement, Awareness, Companionship and Empathy What is the single most important characteristic you need and desire in an oboe reed? For me a reed must have the proper opening and tension. From the moment I fold the cane, I am already exploring ways to encourage the reed to cooperate with its opening and tension. […]

Who is the Lucky One?

    Hans Hermann Ziel : As luck would have it I called Hans Hermann Ziel at his home in Brazil in the Fall of 2019 with the happy purpose of informing him that he was the lucky winner of the raffle he entered by filling out a survey I had conducted to collect information about […]

The “Vanishing Point” of an oboe

Imagine feeling 100 % confident that you are using the right “set up” for your particular type of oboe. Wouldn’t knowing you have the perfect combination of oboe, staple, shape and scrape feel like wholeness and completion, both at peace and also poised for agility and expression?

Oboe Reed Master Adam Shapiro Interview May 2020

By loading the video, you agree to YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock YouTube An oboe reed is not a holy relic! Adam Shapiro’s message is: Be brave! Click “read more” below to watch the full interview. This interview is in preparation for season 1, session 4 of THE OBOE REED MASTER SERIES. […]

Oboe Reed Master David Werner Interview May 2020

By loading the video, you agree to YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock YouTube In May 2020 I interviewed oboist and author, David Werner. When I asked him what he LEAST enjoys about reed making, he didn’t even have an answer! David points out that compared with other musicians, we oboists have a […]

Oboe Reed Master Andrew Angus Interview May 2020

By loading the video, you agree to YouTube’s privacy policy.Learn more Load video Always unblock YouTube Introducing Australian Oboe Reed Master, Andrew Angus. Andrew makes about 1,500 reeds a year! (Order them at sweetreeds.com). Click “read more” below to watch the full interview and you’ll see his eyes light up with delight over a topic […]