19 episodes

A podcast for oboists about reed making. Each episode features a leading oboist and does a deep dive into a question on every oboist's mind - how do I become a more successful reed maker? Hosted by Margaret Marco and Courtney Miller.

Reed Talk Margaret Marco

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

A podcast for oboists about reed making. Each episode features a leading oboist and does a deep dive into a question on every oboist's mind - how do I become a more successful reed maker? Hosted by Margaret Marco and Courtney Miller.

    Episode 19 - Linda Strommen

    Episode 19 - Linda Strommen

    REED TALK celebrates our one-year anniversary! We’re celebrating with an interview of one of the country’s leading oboe pedagogues, Linda Strommen, Professor of Oboe at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, a guest faculty teacher at the Juilliard School and a faculty member of the Interlochen Arts Camp and the New York String Orchestra Seminar. In Episode 18 Linda Strommen tells about her mentor John Mack and discusses the chapter she co-wrote with Elaine Douvas in Understanding the Oboe Reed. Music excerpts: Três Peças Atlânticas: Chorinho baiano by Eurico Carrapatoso performed by Courtney Miller; Adagio from the Easter Oratorio by Bach and Le Prudent from Cinquième Suitte by Jean-François Boüin performed by Margaret Marco. Reed Talk is produced by Jason Slote.

    • 39 min
    Episode 18- Frank Rosenwein

    Episode 18- Frank Rosenwein

    REED TALK is back! In Episode 18 we interview Frank Rosenwein, Principal Oboist of the Cleveland Orchestra and faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Frank shares with us his intelligent and thoughtful approach to reed making as well as a few unique techniques! Music excerpts: Três Peças Atlânticas: Chorinho baiano by Eurico Carrapatoso performed by Courtney Miller; Ravel Sonatine, Mouvement de menuet performed by Frank Rosenwein and Le Prudent from Cinquième Suitte by Jean-François Boüin performed by Margaret Marco. Reed Talk is produced by Jason Slote. Listen where you listen or at https://www.spreaker.com/show/reed-talk

    • 49 min
    Episode 17 - Marilyn Zupnik

    Episode 17 - Marilyn Zupnik

    REED TALK Episode 17 features Marilyn Zupnik, former co-principal of the Minnesota Orchestra. Marilyn tells us about growing up with her father who played principal oboe in the Cleveland Orchestra under George Szell, the Tabuteau School and studying with John de Lancie. It’s a fascinating excursion through our oboe history. And of course we discuss Marilyn’s approach to oboe reed making! Music excerpts: Três Peças Atlânticas: Chorinho baiano by Eurico Carrapatoso performed by Courtney Miller; Variations on ‘Là ci darem la mano’ by Beethoven performed by Marilyn Zupnik, Kathryn Greenbank and Elizabeth Starr Masoudnia; and Le Prudent from Cinquième Suitte by Jean-François Boüin performed by Margaret Marco. Reed Talk is produced by Jason Slote. Listen where you listen or at https://www.spreaker.com/show/reed-talk

    • 45 min
    Episode 16 - Sherry Sylar

    Episode 16 - Sherry Sylar

    REED TALK’s sweet 16 episode features the one, the only...Sherry Sylar! Sherry is the associate principal oboist of the New York Philharmonic and teaches at the Manhattan School of Music and the New School at Mannes School of Music. In this episode Sherry pays tribute to Paul Laubin and Dan Ross and describes attaining the golden ratio in reed making. Music excerpts: Três Peças Atlânticas: Chorinho baiano by Eurico Carrapatoso performed by Courtney Miller, Oblivion by Astor Piazzolla performed by Sherry Sylar and Le Prudent from Cinquième Suitte by Jean-François Boüin performed by Margaret Marco. Reed Talk is produced by Jason Slote. Listen where you listen or at https://www.spreaker.com/show/reed-talk

    • 33 min
    Episode 15 - Logan Esterling

    Episode 15 - Logan Esterling

    We welcome Logan Esterling as our guest on Episode 15 of REED TALK! Logan Esterling is the founder and reed maker of Reedesign. He lives in Seattle, WA and plays oboe and English Horn in Symphony Tacoma and the Yakima Symphony. Logan unpacks the story behind Reedesign and describes the company’s approach to data-driven reed making. Music excerpts: Três Peças Atlânticas: Chorinho baiano by Eurico Carrapatoso, performed by Courtney Miller; Sonata in D Major, Op. 166, II. ad libitum by Saint-Saëns performed by Logan Esterling and Le Prudent from Cinquième Suitte by Jean-François Boüin, performed by Margaret Marco. Reed Talk is produced by Jason Slote. Listen where you listen or at https://www.spreaker.com/show/reed-talk

    • 16 min
    Episode 14 - Alex Klein

    Episode 14 - Alex Klein

    REED TALK Episode 14 features Grammy Award Winner Alex Klein. In this fascinating episode, Alex sheds light on how cane properties influence our reeds and why he approaches reed making using the scientific method. He also offers a candid conversation about his experience with focal dystonia and pays tribute to his mentor James Caldwell. Music excerpts: Três Peças Atlânticas: Chorinho baiano by Eurico Carrapatoso, performed by Courtney Miller; Sonata in A minor by CPE Bach, Allegro, performed by Alex Klein and Le Prudent from Cinquième Suitte by Jean-François Boüin, performed by Margaret Marco. Many thanks to Reedesign for sponsoring this episode. Reed Talk is produced by Jason Slote. Listen where you listen or at https://www.spreaker.com/show/reed-talk

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

oboes4hobos ,

Great hosts, guests, format, content, and quality

What more could you ask for in a podcast? Love this show!

Top Podcasts In Arts

You Might Also Like