Oboe academy online
WETZEL FRÖMBGEN VAN DAAL VEALE
BLESSING MAGYAR HAJDU HAUSEN
LIVE ONLINE LESSON
 

team

Christian Wetzel
PROF. CHRISTIAN WETZEL
is professor at the Musikhochschule in Cologne and at the Music-Conservatory of the Basque Country in San Sebastian, Spain „Musikene“. He is the oboist of the Ma’alot Windquintett.
Kai frömbgen
PROF. KAI FRÖMBGEN
is professor for oboe at the University of Music, Drama and Media in Hannover/Germany. And oboist of the renowned Linos Ensemble.
Ralph Van Daal
PROF. RALPH VAN DAAL
is professor for oboe at the Musikhochschule Düsseldorf, a lecturer for oboe at the Conservatory in Maastricht.
Peter Veale
PETER VEALE
Is the author of the book “The Techniques of Oboe Playing”. He has been teaching oboe at the Musikhochschule in Cologne and at the International Summer Courses for New Music in Darmstadt (Germany).
Clara Blessing
PROF. CLARA BLESSING
is a professor for historical double reed instruments at the Musikhochschule in Würzburg and works as first oboist with Concerto Köln and other renowned Early Music Orchestras.
Zsófia Magyar
ZSÓFIA MAGYAR
holds the solo cor anglais position at the Bamberg Symphony and was lecturer for cor anglais at the Musikhochschule in Lübeck, Köln and Düsseldorf.
Alexandra Hajdú
ALEXANDRA HAJDU
is a senior lecturer for oboe pedagogy at the University ’Mozarteum’ in Salzburg, she is also a lecturer for reed making at the Franz Liszt Musikhochschule Weimar and an oboe teacher at the school of music in Landshut.
Dirk Hausen
DR. PHIL. DIRK HAUSEN
is a stress management, performance training and Alexander-Technique coach. He works with orchestras such as the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra or the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie and the Bavarian State Opera Munich.

what you get

WE ARE MORE THAN JUST OBOE LESSONS,
WE ARE OBOE ACADEMY ONLINE.
YOU WILL GET INSPIRATION, MOTIVATION, EMPOWERMENT
from an exclusive team of renowned oboe instructors and an experienced performance coach, who will support your development as an oboist all the way, while you can enjoy your lessons from the comfort of your home and save travel- and hotel costs. Book an individual lesson or benefit from the packages we have created for you.

lessons

INDIVIDUAL LESSONS

Feel free to make your own choice with whom you want to have an individual session. Improve your performance optimally with the instructor of your choice.
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Coaching

The coaching supports you in expanding your relaxation and performance skills as well as in optimising your posture and movement patterns –to bring your full potential to fruition. They include the opportunity of video analyses.
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Reedmaking

Personal guidance in reed making for all those who want to start with reed making, or want to improve this craft. Or those who want to overcome their problems in reed making. We will support you with a lot of pdf based learning material.
more

INDIVIDUAL LESSONS

Feel free to make your own choice with whom you want to have an individual session. Improve your performance optimally with the instructor of your choice.
more

Coaching

The coaching supports you in expanding your relaxation and performance skills as well as in optimising your posture and movement patterns –to bring your full potential to fruition. They include the opportunity of video analyses.
more

Reedmaking

Personal guidance in reed making for all those who want to start with reed making, or want to improve this craft. Or those who want to overcome their problems in reed making. We will support you with a lot of pdf based learning material.
more

packages

basic

3 lessons for 60 min each
2x instrumental lessons
1x coaching
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Advanced

5 lessons for 60 min each
3x instrumental lessons
1x coaching
1x video analysis with coach
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Premium

8 lessons for 60 min each
4x instrumental lessons
2x coaching
1x video analysis with instrumental teacher
1x video analysis with coach
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ABOUT US

WE LOVE THE OBOE.
That is why we are building a place, where oboe education gets accessible for everyone. Not only do we aspire for you to excel in playing your instrument, but we also want you to be part of the oboe family. We are a dedicated group who will support, inspire and motivate you through personalised online sessions.
  • oboe
  • cor anglais
  • historical instruments
  • contemporary music
  • Alexander-technique
  • stress management
  • video analysis
  • reed making
Perfect your oboe playing, discover how to handle performance anxiety of music, increase your ability to concentrate, raise your self-confidence, apply relaxation techniques, and increase your reed-making ability.

HOW IT WORKS

To whom are the online lessons for?
For all oboists, who want to develop their skills. No matter if you are a beginner or a professional; if you want to study oboe or cor anglais; contemporary music or historical instruments; if you want support in reed-making or if you need a personal performance coach. With us, you can find renowned oboe teachers, as well as an experienced stage trainer.
What do I need?
All you need is a computer or laptop with a webcam and a microphone. To further improve your sound, a USB microphone can be useful.
Can I take lessons on my phone or does it have to be a computer?
The lessons will be held on Whereby. Whereby fully supports desktop and laptop computers. Any browser that has built-in support for WebRTC should be able to support Whereby without issues. All of the following browsers will deliver the best experience when using Whereby: Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Vivaldi. Whereby supports the two latest versions of all of these browsers; so, if you are experiencing problems, try updating your browser. Phones are supported as well. For iOS devices you can download the iOS version of Whereby from the App Store. On Android devices, you can use the Chrome browser to go directly to any Whereby rooms! Simply type the Room URL into your browser. Get more information and help.
How much does it cost?
You only pay for the lessons, there is no enrollment nor membership fee. You can book a single lesson or packages with a discount.
How can I pay?
You can pay by credit card. After the successful lesson, we transfer the money to the teacher.
What if things go wrong?
If you have any technical problem, you can connect to our support center, and we will try to help you. If your lesson isn’t what you expected you can just get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to solve the problem together with you.
Is my internet connection good enough?
For the lessons to run smoothly at least 2.0 Mbps outbound and 2.5 Mbps inbound or higher are necessary. In general: the higher your internet speed, the better video and audio quality you will receive. Test your internet speed here.
Can an online lesson be as good as a face-to-face one?
Based on our experience, we offer you the best technical opportunities in video and audio quality. With little equipment needed you can have inspiring and motivating lessons with the most experienced and well-known teachers.

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