Recommended Method Books

These are the method books used in my teaching studio. I will choose the best book for you to start with depending on your level and experience.  This list can be found online to view and purchase at Sheet Music Plus.

Beginning:

Rubank Elementary Method, Rubank. Inc., publisher

Gekeler Method for Oboe, Book 1, Warner Brothers Publications, publisher

Intermediate:

Rubank Intermediate Method, Rubank. Inc., publisher

Gekeler Method for Oboe, Book 2, Warner Brothers Publications, publisher


Nieman Method for Oboe, Carl Fisher, publisher

Advanced:

Rubank Advanced Vol. I – II, Rubank Inc., publisher

Ferling/ Andraud 48 Famous Studies For Oboe, Southern Music Co., publisher

Barret Oboe Method, Boosey & Hawkes, publisher

H. Voxman Selected Studies for Oboe, Rubank Inc., publisher

Hite Foundation Studies for Oboe, Southern Music Co., publisher

Andraud Vade-Mecum of the Oboist, Southern Music Co., publisher

Reed Making:

Jay Light The Oboe Reed Book, J. Light, publisher