Category Archives: News and Updates

Forbes article “Ten reasons to let your kid major in music”

This is a lovely and encouraging article supporting parents to let their children major in music! Enjoy the read and let me know what you think – I certainly agree that studying music creates resilient adults. https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2017/06/04/ten-reasons-to-let-your-kid-major-in-music/#5dd78d181062

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Reed Workshop July 17-19

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Inviting all interested students to join me for an intensive 3 day reed workshop at my Burbank studio in July!  It will be a fun way to start learning about the process of making and adjusting oboe reeds.  See the attached flyer for more information!

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Graduating senior and recital invitation

Sunday was the Glendale MTAC’s Award Night.  I was thrilled to have three students receive Glendale Branch honors from their CM evaluations, as well as one 100% Theory trophy! I was honored to present my graduating senior Alessandra with the Senior Medallion.  This award is for students who participate in Certificate of Merit successfully for [...]

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Successful Studio Recital!

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Congratulations to each performer on yesterday’s recital! It is my joy to teach each one of these bright individuals and I am so pleased with everyone’s hard work this year. Thank you for your support and here’s to great music in the summer/fall!  

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Summer Break 2017

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Please be aware that due to travel all lessons after May 24 are canceled.  Lessons will resume after July 5 – please contact me to revise the schedule as needed for the summer. I can still be reached as usual but there may be a delay in response.  Stay tuned for a reed workshop I [...]

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Concert Invite: Long Beach Pops

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Fun concert with the Long Beach Symphony called “Divas of the 60s” – come check it out!  May 13 at 8:00 pm.  

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2017 Summer Camp Ideas

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I was asked to compile an updated list of summer camps – check out this great list on how you can keep going with your oboe over the summer! Operation O.B.O.E. Camp July 10-15, 2017 in Redlands, CA – Beginning through advanced    FOOSA Summer Camp – FOOSA Half Day and FOOSA Philharmonic June 11-25, 2017 [...]

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Masterclass opportunity

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Wonderful masterclass coming up at RDG Woodwinds!

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Studio Student Recital Invite

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Next month the students will present a recital to showcase their hard work and growth this year. It will be a lovely evening of music! Friday, May 19, 2017 7:00 pm Montrose Community Church 2416 Montrose Avenue Montrose, CA 91020

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The Brain of an Oboist

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This is silly, but I still like it!  :)

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