Take out your oboe and make sure all the keys are facing up. Make sure the clasps go up when you open them.
While putting together your oboe, soak your reed either in your mouth or a cup of water.
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.
Do the same thing but this time twist the neck onto the body.
Then put the reed about a centimeter in with the wire facing you.
When you're finished it should look like this.
Put your mouth halfway onto the reed. Then blow like you're whistling.
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.
Make sure there's enough space between you and the music stand so you instrument doesn't touch it.
Sooner or later you will be able to play songs like this