Oboe/oboe

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oboe
oboe  
Hello I recently inherited this and wondered if you could help to identify it

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Rowena, I don't do oboe vintage or value.  If you haven't already, I would suggest you send this question to Geoffrey; he's much more knowledgeable than I about matters of vintage and value.  I will say that this looks like an antique oboe to me, but could be a reproduction.  I don't think that you're going to be able to get an accurate estimate of vintage and value without an expert taking a look at it person.  Joel

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Expertise

Reed making, oboe technique, oboe adjustments. PLEASE NOTE, NO QUESTIONS ABOUT OBOE VINTAGE OR VALUE. THAT INCLUDES SERIAL NUMBERS, AGE OF INSTRUMENTS, AND HOW MUCH THEY MIGHT BE WORTH; AND THAT INCLUDES WHERE YOU MIGHT FIND SUCH INFORMATION. THESE QUESTIONS WILL BE REJECTED.

Experience

I've played oboe for over 40 years. During that time I've played and performed in many ensembles including full orchestras, chamber orchestras, and wind quintets. I've played as both an amateur and professionally. Out of necessity, I've learned how to care for the oboe, make adjustments and repair when necessary.

Education/Credentials
I studied with Robert Sprenkle at Eastman School of Music preparatory department and 3 years privately with Lois Wann. I've also studied with Robert Eliscu.

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