The reed is considered the part of Oboe playing that makes it so difficult. Slight variations in temperature, altitude, weather, and climate will change a perfectly working reed into an unplayable collection of cane.

Reed is a silent documentary short, in which Petrea Warneck takes the viewer through the process of making an oboe reed.

Petrea Warneck is a Yamaha Performing Artist.

Music:

“Sonata for Oboe and Piano” composed by Daniel Schnyder.
danielschnyder.com

Performed by:

Petrea Warneck on Oboe
Lucinda Shields on Piano

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