Advanced Oboe Intensive
Why Take Advanced Oboe Intensive
This week-long program brings together talented young oboists from all over the world. Together, you will develop your musicality, tone, and confidence as both people and performers. Our faculty will help you develop a deeper understanding of oboe repertoire through lessons and multiple performance opportunities.
What You'll Learn
This will be one of the largest gatherings of high school oboists that you'll experience. You will spend your week immersed in concentrated study, workshops, and master classes—which will prepare you to study at the collegiate level and beyond. Our curriculum includes:
- Master classes
- Repertoire (sonata, concerto, etc.)
- Orchestral excerpts
- Reed making and adjustment
- Practice technique
- Faculty performances
- Small ensemble
- Performance opportunities
- Master Classes
- Collaborative Piano Accompaniment
- Oboe Ensembles. Auditions are held at the beginning of the week for placement.
Meet the Faculty
This program will give you the opportunity to work with world-renowned oboe performers and educators. As members of prestigious ensembles, conservatories, and higher-education institutions our faculty bring real-world experience to lessons, rehearsals, and performance.
Recent Guest Artists
Nathan Hughes Principal Oboe at Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Elizabeth Tiscione, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Kennesaw State University
Our faculty of distinguished professional musicians and instructors are active participants in the music world. They are eager to share their knowledge and help you succeed.
The Music Center
Our state-of-the-art music facility has two 3,500 square-foot rehearsal halls, two recording studios—which allow for rehearsal and performance recordings in multiple venues on campus—multiple ensemble and practice rooms, and individual faculty teaching studios. Learn more about The Music Center.
Students interested in a multi-week, ensemble-based program are invited to also apply to the high school Orchestra & Wind Ensemble program, which begins immediately following this one-week intensive.
Interlochen is also home to the Arts Academy boarding high school, which offers a six music programs for grades 9-12, as well as a post-graduate year.