Oboe Talk Interview: Laura Griffiths

Name: Laura Griffiths Current position or what role the oboe currently plays in your life (i.e. principal oboe, freelancer, etc.): Principal Oboe, San Francisco Ballet Orchestra The kind of oboe you play: Loree Royal Website or Blog (if you have one): N/A 1. Tell us your story about how you found the oboe… or how it found you. Joe Robinson, then Principal Oboe of the NY Phil, came to my…

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Oboe Talk Interview: Erin Hannigan

Name: Erin Hannigan Current position or what role the oboe currently plays in your life (i.e. principal oboe, freelancer, etc.): I’m the Principal Oboist of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and I am the Professor of Oboe at Southern Methodist University. The kind of oboe you play: Loree Royal, 125 Model Website or Blog (if you have one): www.erinhannigan.com and www.dsokids.com 1. Tell us your story about how you found the…

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Oboe Talk Interview: Patty Mitchell

Name: My full professional name is Patricia Emerson Mitchell but nearly everyone calls me Patty. (My three grown children call me mom. Or crazy.) Current position or what role the oboe currently plays in your life (i.e. principal oboe, freelancer, etc.): I’m principal oboist in Opera San Jose and second oboist and English hornist of Symphony Silicon Valley. I also play for our local ballet company and freelance on occasion.…

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