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Resuming Fall Oboe Lessons

Welcome back to a great new year of making music!  I hope everyone had a lovely summer break and that your child’s school year is off to a good start.  My schedule for weekdays after school is developing at the moment. Please let me know what your preferences may be so that we can work [...]

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Making your own arrangement (using scissors!)

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When I do an arrangement of music, I usually import the music into a music notation software such as Sibelius or Finale.  However, this week I didn’t have time for that but needed to make a quick arrangement of a piano solo piece to perform at First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood on Sunday.  This was [...]

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Performance video from Studio recital

Thanks to one of my Studio parents who took this video from the recital – even with the out of tune piano it was fun to make music with Paul Switzler and a great way to start of the recital for my students!  Enjoy

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In the Studio

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Here are some behind the scenes shots from a recent woodwind tracking recording session. Christmas in July was pretty fun! The CD will be available for purchase by this holiday season and I will share the purchase information at that time!

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LAYO Audition – August 19

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The Los Angeles Youth Orchestra is now scheduling auditions for the 2018-19 season, which includes performances at UCLA Schoenberg Hall, Ambassador Auditorium, and our Summer 2019 Tour to Argentina! Auditions take place on August 19 – email layolist@gmail.com for more information. LAYO especially welcomes: Intermediate Oboe Advanced French horn Advanced Low Brass Advanced Violin Advanced Double Bass    

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Summer Lesson Schedule

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Want to keep your student growing on the oboe this summer? Email me to work out Summer lessons!

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Congratulations on a great student recital!

I wanted to say a big thank you and congratulations again to all the performers from yesterday’s recital.  It showed such growth and resilience and I’m so proud of each one of them.  If you have any more pictures or videos, please share them with me!

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Sneak peak of new headshots!

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I had a great time being photographed today by David Knox for new headshots! Coming soon….

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Gearing up for the studio recital!

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Studio accompanist Paul Switzler and I have had a great week of piano rehearsals. This Sunday’s recital is going to be lovely and I’m excited to show you what they have been working on this year.

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Concert Invite: Angel City Chorale

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I am pleased to be participating in the Angel City Chorale‘s spring concert! This will be an amazing night of music from all over the world. The Amy Foundation Youth Choir from Cape Town South Africa makes this particularly special! Ticket information at https://angelcitychorale.org/. Hope to see you Saturday or Sunday, June 2 and 3 at [...]

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