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Masterclass Re-cap

The Masterclass on January 19th in New York with Stephen Hammer was a huge success!  Lindsay McIntosh, Allen Hamrick, Kendra Hawley, and Ellen Hindson played beautifully and Mr. Hammer gave a fascinating speech on rhetoric in performance and rhetorical gestures in music. At the end, everyone got to try out several baroque oboes, oboes d’amore, [...]

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What a tiny, tiny baroque oboe world! Standing on the High Line with Tatiana Daubek getting my new headshots, a lovely stranger approached, clearly surprised and fascinated by what she was seeing. No, I wasn’t wearing a costume, nor did I have something in my teeth. She asked if I actually play the baroque oboe! [...]

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