Course curriculum

  • 1

    Start Here - Download the Course Sheet Music Companion Book

    • Beginning Oboe Sheet Music Companion Book

  • 2

    Module 1 - Putting the Oboe Together

    • Lesson 1: Intro

    • Lesson 2: Putting it Together

    • Lesson 3: Playing Position

    • Lesson 4: Taking it Apart

    • Lesson 5: Troubleshooting

    • Lesson 6: Essential Equipment

  • 3

    Module 2 - Learning to Play the Oboe

    • Lesson 7: Intro

    • Lesson 8: Recap

    • Lesson 9: Air

    • Lesson 10: Embouchure

    • Lesson 11: Reed and Crowing

    • Lesson 12: Notes C, B, A, and G

  • 4

    Module 3 - Reading Music

    • Lesson 13: Intro

    • Lesson 14: Recap

    • Lesson 15: Reading Music

    • Lesson 16: Exercise - Longtones

    • Lesson 17: Exercise - Longtones Continued

    • Lesson 18: Practice Technique

  • 5

    Module 4 - Expanding Range

    • Lesson 19: Intro

    • Lesson 20: Recap

    • Lesson 21: Notes F#, E, and F

    • Lesson 22: Exercise - Half Notes and Half Rests

    • Lesson 23: Exercise - Getting to Know F#

    • Lesson 24: Exercise - Getting to Know E, and F#

    • Lesson 25: Exercise - Getting to Know Low F

    • Lesson 26: Exercise - Endurance

    • Lesson 27: Exercise - Duet

  • 6

    Module 5 - Adding Notes

    • Lesson 28: Intro

    • Lesson 29: Recap

    • Lesson 30: Notes E, F, G, and D

    • Lesson 31: Exercise - Getting to Know E

    • Lesson 32: Exercise - Getting to Know F

    • Lesson 33: Exercise - Getting to Know G

    • Lesson 34: Exercise - Quarter Notes

    • Lesson 35: Exercise - Forked F

    • Lesson 36: Exercise - Duet

    • Lesson 37: Melody - 'Mary' - Quarter Rest

    • Lesson 38: Melody - 'Buns'

  • 7

    Module 6 - Dynamics

    • Lesson 39: Intro

    • Lesson 40: Recap

    • Lesson 41: Notes A, and Bb

    • Lesson 42: Exercise - Getting to Know A

    • Lesson 43: Exercise - Getting to Know High A

    • Lesson 44: Scale F Major - Key Signature

    • Lesson 45: Dynamics

    • Lesson 46: Exercise - Dynamics with the F Major Scale

    • Lesson 47: Exercise - 2-4 Time

    • Lesson 48: Exercise - Duet

  • 8

    Module 7 - 3/4 Time

    • Lesson 49: Intro

    • Lesson 50: Recap

    • Lesson 51: Exercise - Ties

    • Lesson 52: Exercise - Dotted Half Notes

    • Lesson 53: Exercise - Duet with Accidentals

    • Lesson 54: Exercise - 3-4 Time

    • Lesson 55: Exercise - 3-4 Time

    • Lesson 56: Exercise - 3 in '1'

  • 9

    Module 8 - Eighth Notes

    • Lesson 57: Intro

    • Lesson 58: Recap

    • Lesson 59: Exercise - Eighth Notes

    • Lesson 60: Exercise - Duet - D.S. al Fine

    • Lesson 61: Notes Low D, and C

    • Lesson 62: Scale C Major

    • Lesson 63: Exercise - Putting it All Together

  • 10

    Module 9 - Expanding Range

    • Lesson 64: Intro

    • Lesson 65: Recap

    • Lesson 66: Note High F#

    • Lesson 67: Scale G Major

    • Lesson 68: Exercise - G Major

    • Lesson 69: Exercise - Getting to Know F#

    • Lesson 70: Exercise - 3 in '1'

    • Lesson 71: Exercise - Dotted Quarter Notes

    • Lesson 72: Exercise - Putting it All Together

    • Lesson 73: Melody - 'New World'