Small_nws_excemption3 Making Reeds

How-To | Kathryn Greenbank, Oboe
Bt_movie_not_in_use Introduction of virtual hangout participants 00h:00m:21s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Start discussing reed making 00h:03m:21s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Differences between oboe and bassoon reeds 00h:05m:09s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Basic tools beginners should get when starting with reed making 00h:07m:06s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Suggested websites for various tools and cane 00h:10m:34s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Constructing a reed from the beginning 00h:16m:18s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Techniques to help fight environmental effects on reeds 00h:18m:15s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Tom demonstrates how to make a "blank" 00h:23m:08s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Putting on the first wire 00h:32m:26s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Putting on other wires and placement 00h:38m:52s
Bt_movie_not_in_use General oboe reed making suggestions 00h:44m:15s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Wrap up and final thoughts 00h:47m:29s


Virtual Hangout: Kathryn Greenbank, Principal Oboist of the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra leads a conversation on Reed Making. Second and first-year Bassoon Fellows Tom Fleming and Sean Maree also help guide the discussion.

Instruments:
Bassoon and Oboe

Recorded Date: 07-03-2014



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Kathryn Greenbank
Oboe

Kathryn Greenbank has been Principal Oboist of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra since 1982. She is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where she studied with John de Lancie. Her other teachers include Louis Margaglioni, Richard Woodhams, and Richard Killmer. Greenbank is a frequent soloist with the SPCO and has been featured on many of their recordings including Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin, Stravinsky’s Pulcinella, and Dvorak’s Serenade in D Minor for Winds. Greenbank and the SPCO gave the world premiere performance of American composer Jennifer Higdon's Oboe Concerto, which was commissioned for her by the Minnesota Commissioning Club.

Greenbank has played with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Boston Symphony, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Kansas City Symphony, and Kansas City Chamber Orchestra. She has performed in many chamber music festivals around the country, including the Marlboro Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Grand Teton Music Festival, Sarasota Music Festival, Alpenglow Chamber Music Festival, Grant Park Music Festival, Salt Bay Chamber Music Festival, Music in the Vineyards, and Music@Menlo, where she is featured on their CD The Unfolding of Music II. This past August, she was involved in a project recording the six Trio Sonatas of Jan Dismas Zelenka. Greenbank served on the faculty of the University of Minnesota, and continues to maintain a small private teaching studio. In addition, she has coached and led master classes for the New World Symphony.