Entries by jeanine Krause

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 […]

RiG 2019-2020/1 October 2019: An Invitation

Reflecting in Gratitude Series 2019-2020/1   Dear Fellow LSM Alum, The prairie in June is remarkable in its wide-open mosquito-ey heaviness. It was 1989. I had turned sixteen that very month, no driver’s license yet, parents still married to each other. I was just beginning to sense that maybe my little brother Paul was not […]

RiG 2019-2020/2 November 2019: Lifelong Friends

Reflecting in Gratitude Series 2019-2020/2 Please note: this post was written by my lifelong friend, Edward Obermueller. So, what is formed at LSM? One of the numerous things is truly life-altering friendships. Who is the friend you met at LSM who has accompanied you through more than one phase of your life, with whom you […]

RiG 2019-2020/3 December 2019: Our High School Years

Reflecting in Gratitude Series 2019-2020/4 How did LSM impact you in high school? LSM choir director, Craig Hella Johnson blew my mind. We were packed into the choir room on that summer morning at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, singing an A-flat in unison. He prompted us, the LSM festival choir, to sing […]