Master Oboe Playing: Intermediate Instruction Made Simple!

Move beyond beginner with MusicProfessor's intermediate Oboe course. A few year's worth of lessons in just a few hours!
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  • Lectures 73
  • Length 9.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Pick up where MusicProfessor’s Beginner Oboe course leaves off, adding more complex rhythms, scales and tone exercises to your repertoire.

Oboe is a challenging, but extremely fun instrument to play, and MusicProfessor's intermediate curriculum will help you get the most out of your learning. Master the range, tone, and technique necessary to become a great oboist. On the way, you'll also learn useful music theory and musicianship skills. Plus, sheet music is available for each lesson.

Private lessons cost anywhere from $30 - $100/hr, and as you improve, unfortunately, so does the cost of lessons. Factor in driving time and expenses and you realize just how costly lessons can be. Each MusicProfessor Oboe course provides an entire year’s worth of instruction, for a fraction of the cost, and at your own convenience. Plus, each course is taught by an industry leading instructor!


COURSE FEATURES:

  • Over 70 video lessons
  • Downloadable sheet music for each lesson
  • Animated fingering charts
  • Multiple warm-up techniques
  • Learn the full range of the oboe
  • Dozens of familiar melodies and songs
  • Dozens of technique-building exercises
  • Major scales and scale exercises
  • Oboe-specific troubleshooting tips and advice
  • Advanced Music Theory topics, including how to interpret phrasing and dynamics
  • Oboe equipment recommendations

MusicProfessor's curriculum is used in nearly 100 schools and school districts throughout the United States and by more than 14,000 students and music teachers throughout the world. No where else can you find the level of detail and professional instruction of MusicProfessor's curriculum, and, best of all, your purchase is backed by Udemy’s 30-day guarantee.

Fulfill your musical destiny by enrolling today!


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

Jonathan Marzluf is one of Southern California's most active freelance oboists. He began his oboe and reed-making studies at the young age of eleven years old, in Columbus, Ohio, and is now an internationally recognized oboe performer, instructor, reed maker, clinician, and repair technician.

Mr. Marzluf has played oboe for many fine ensembles, including: the CAPA Broadway Series, Opera Roanoke, the Columbus Symphony, the United States Marine Corps Field Band and Woodwind Quintet, the Central Ohio Symphony, the Pacific Woodwind Quintet, the Rio Hondo Symphony, Divan Consort, the Crystal Cathedrals Hour of Power Orchestra, Center Stage Opera of Los Angeles, and the Okinawa Symphony. In 1996, Mr. Marzluf was the recipient of the Navy Achievement Medal for fostering cross-cultural relations in Japan by establishing an ongoing chamber music series featuring both U.S. Military and Japanese civilian musicians.

Mr. Marzluf earned his Bachelor of Music degree in oboe performance at The Ohio State University, and his Master of Music degree in oboe performance at California State University, Fullerton. His principal teachers have included Robert Sorton, William Baker, Steven Rosenberg, and Larry Timm. He has also studied with John Mack, James Caldwell, David Weiss, and Alan Vogal.

Currently residing in Fullerton, California, with his wife, Jennifer, and their two children, Mr. Marzluf serves on the applied music faculties of Concordia University, Irvine, and California State University, Fullerton, and performs regularly as a founding member of the celebrated flute/oboe/piano trio, Triple Entendre.

This course has been provided by MusicProfessor.com, an online music education company.

What are the requirements?

  • Working Oboe
  • Oboe Reeds
  • Thorough knowledge of basic music theory and notation

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Play for longer periods without fatigue thanks to numerous strength-building exericses
  • Play the full range of the oboe
  • Interpret dynamic markings
  • Play expressively with phrasing, dynamics, and vibrato
  • Read complex rhythms and meters like 6/8 and Cut Time

What is the target audience?

  • Students looking to catch up
  • Students looking to get ahead
  • Music students who can't access a private teacher
  • Adult Learners
  • Intermediate Players

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started with Articulation
00:28

Welcome to MusicProfessor's Oboe - Beyond Beginner Guide. We're thrilled to have you on board. Here, we'll introduce the various topics being discussed in this first section, including slurring, four new notes, and a new Major scale.

Recap
01:22
Exercise - Slurring
02:57
Notes Eb, High Bb, B, and C
02:33
Scale Bb Major
03:51
Exercise - Bb Major
03:01
Exercise - March
02:17
Section 2: Accents
00:35

Here, we'll introduce the various topics being covered in this section, including a new high note with a distinct fingering, a new rhythm, and a new articulation.

Recap
06:44
Note High D - Altissimo
06:25
Exercise- Eighth Rests
07:07
Exercise - Eighth Rests
04:38
04:38

In this exercise, combine Eighth Rests and Slurring.

Exercise - Accents
05:15
Melody - Minuet
Preview
04:48
Section 3: Staccato
00:29

Here we'll introduce the various topics being covered in this section, including three different octaves of a new note, C#, a new scale, D-Major, as well as a new articulation and time signature.

Recap
02:14
Note C#
09:23
Scale D Major
Preview
04:01
Exercise - Alla Breve - Cut Time
05:55
Exercise - Putting it All Together
06:26
Exercise - Staccato
10:15
Melody - 'America'
03:48
Section 4: The Chromatic Scale
00:28

Here, we'll introduce the various topics covered in this section, including one of our final notes on the oboe, Ab, two new scales, and a new rhythm, 16th notes.

Recap
02:57
Note Ab
05:26
Scale Eb Major
02:17
Exercise - Getting to Know Eb Major
04:54
Chromatic Scale
03:26
Exercise - 16th Notes
05:45
Exercise - 16th Notes and Eb Major
03:18
Exercise - Challenging 16th Notes
03:48
Melody - 'Frere Jacques'
05:54
Section 5: Dynamics
00:28

Here, we'll introduce the various topics being discussed in this Section, including more variations of 16th note patterns as well as perfecting our Dynamics skills.

Recap
04:16
Exercise - Dynamics
03:00
Exercise - Dynamic Markings
04:52
Exercise - Creating Dynamics
05:27
Exercise - Tonguing
03:38
Melody - 'Traveling to Arkansas'
02:17
Section 6: Tempo Markings
00:31

Here, we'll introduce the various topics covered in this section, including a new scale, a new rhythm, and a new musical concept known as ‘Tempo Markings.’

Recap
02:33
Scale A Major
02:57
Exercise - Getting to Know A Major
03:27
Exercise - Tempo Markings
04:30
Exercise - Dotted Eighth + Sixteenth
Preview
03:51
Exercise - Duet
03:43
Melody - 'Railroad'
02:47
Section 7: Syncopation
00:24

Here, we'll introduce the various topics being covered in this section, including a new scale and a new rhythmic pattern called ‘Syncopation.’

Recap
03:08
Scale Ab Major
03:38
Exercise 1.1 - Getting to Know Ab Major
03:56
Exercise 2.1 - Syncopation
04:39
Exercise 2.2 - Syncopation
04:25
Exercise - Dotted Eighth + 16th Note with Syncopation
02:42
Melody - 'Shoefly'
02:30
Section 8: Compound Meter
00:25

Here, we'll introduce the various topic covered in this section, including a new scale, E-Major, and spend some time discussing a new meter, 6/8.

Recap
03:45
Scale E Major
01:58
Exercise - 6/8 Time
05:00
Exercise - 6/8 Groupings
02:07
Exercise - 6/8 Groupings
04:01
Exercise - Duet
02:12
Melody - 'Scarborough Fair'
02:19
Section 9: Triplets
00:28

Here, we'll introduce the various topics being covered in this final section, including two new scales, Db-Major and B-Major, and a new rhythm, Triplets.

Recap
02:03
Scale Db Major
06:28
Scale B Major
06:44
Exercise - Triplets
04:10
Exercise - Challenging Triplets
01:31
Exercise - Duple and Triple
Preview
03:49
Melody - 'Yellow Brick Road'
02:47
Section 10: Conclusion
Wrapping Up
00:28

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