Differences between oboe and English horn
|Oboe as a main instrument vs. English horn as an auxiliary instrument||00h:00m:13s|
|English horn has same fingerings and techniques.||00h:00m:30s|
|Demonstration of English horn||00h:00m:49s|
|Demonstration of Oboe||00h:01m:06s|
|English horn is a transposing instrument because of size and reeds||00h:01m:19s|
|English horn requires much more air to play||00h:02m:55s|
|Excerpt from Dvorak's New World Symphony||00h:03m:25s|
New World Symphony fellow Kari Kistler explains the differences between the oboe and the English horn.
English Horn and Oboe
Dr. Kari Kistler joined the Charleston Symphony as Second Oboe & English Horn in January 2012. Prior to her appointment, she was a Fellow with the New World Symphony. In addition to attending Tanglewood Music Festival, Dr. Kistler also studied at the Music Academy of the West, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Brevard Music Festival. Dr. Kistler received her Bachelors of Music and Doctor of Music from Florida State University, her Masters of Music degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and her Performance Diploma from Boston University. She studied primarily with John Ferrillo, John Mack, and Dr. Eric Ohlsson.