Why Take Oboe Intensive
During this one-week intensive, you will work with world-renowned oboists and educators. Interlochen gathers talented young musicians to work together and alongside renowned oboe faculty. This is your opportunity to explore and develop your gifts, technique, and confidence
What You'll Learn
This program will help prepare you for auditions and study at the collegiate level. Our curriculum will challenge you to balance your time, perform with confidence, and learn new methods and technique. The curriculum includes:
- Master classes
- Repertoire (sonata, concerto, etc.)
- Orchestral excerpts
- Reed making and adjustment
- Practice technique
- Faculty performances
- Small ensemble
- Master Classes
- 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.