Oboe Intensive (includes Reed-Making Workshop)


Ages:  11-adult

Dates:  June 19 - 21, 2020 CANCELLED FOR SUMMER 2020

Location:  Winnetka Campus, 300 Green Bay Road
Camp Director:  Erica Anderson

Guest Clinician: Anne Bach


Are you ready to take it to the next level? Sign up for Oboe Intensive! Participants will receive all the reed-making experience of the Oboe Reed-Making Workshop, plus an immersive and fun seminar to bring your oboe playing to the next level. Join us and learn more about embouchure, phrasing, intonation, breathing, tone, technique, musical styles, English horn, performance techniques, audition tips, and more!

Camp activities will include the following:


Master classes provide personalized instruction in a small group setting to further the progress of participants by playing for and listening to others.


Participants need to bring a daily lunch or they may order from Panera Bread, Wilmette.


About the Faculty:

Erica Anderson, Camp Director: Erica is Music Institute of Chicago (MIC) Chair of the Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion department and MIC oboe faculty.  In addition she serves on faculty at Carthage College and is a member of the Chicago Philharmonic and Quintet Attacca.


Anne Bach, Guest Clinician: Anne is principal oboe with the Chicago Philharmonic and Music of the Baroque and plays English Horn with the Grant Park Symphony.


Daily Schedule:


Friday, August 14  

7 - 8:30 pm         "Getting to know you," oboe and reed maintenance, master class with Erica Anderson


Saturday, August 15 

10 am - 12 pm:   Master classes with Anne Bach and Erica Anderson

12 - 1 pm:           Lunch

1-5 pm:               Oboe reed-making workshop


Sunday, August 16

10 am - 11 am:   Master class with Anne Bach

11 am - 12 pm:   Performance master class for recital

12 - 1 pm:           Lunch

1 - 5 pm:             Oboe Reed-Making Workshop

5:15 pm:             Faculty and Oboe Intensive closing recital      

Prerequisite: at least 1 year experience playing oboe
Cost:  $435 for both Oboe Intensive and Reed-Making Workshop
           (includes cane and other reed-making supplies)

Question?  Please contact  Erica Anderson