How to Be an Oboist

This will teach you how to put together , how to sit and how to play the oboe! Enjoy :D

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How to Be an Oboist
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Take out your oboe and make sure all the keys are facing up. Make sure the clasps go up when you open them.

Take out your oboe and make sure all the keys are facing up. Make sure the clasps go up when you open them.

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While putting together your oboe, soak your reed either in your mouth or a cup of water.

While putting together your oboe, soak your reed either in your mouth or a cup of water.

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When putting together your oboe start from the bottom and work your way up. Start by twisting the bell onto the body, so the metal pieces line up.

When putting together your oboe start from the bottom and work your way up. Start by twisting the bell onto the body, so the metal pieces line up.

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Do the same thing but this time twist the neck onto the body.

Do the same thing but this time twist the neck onto the body.

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Then put the reed about a centimeter in with the wire facing you.

Then put the reed about a centimeter in with the wire facing you.

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When you're finished it should look like this.

When you're finished it should look like this.

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Put your mouth halfway onto the reed. Then blow like you're whistling.

Put your mouth halfway onto the reed. Then blow like you're whistling.

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You should be sitting like this when you play an instrument if you're short like me sit on the edge of the chair so your feet touch the ground.

You should be sitting like this when you play an instrument if you're short like me sit on the edge of the chair so your feet touch the ground.

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Make sure there's enough space between you and the music stand so you instrument doesn't touch it.

Make sure there's enough space between you and the music stand so you instrument doesn't touch it.

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Sooner or later you will be able to play songs like this

Sooner or later you will be able to play songs like this

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