17. June 2011 · Comments Off on MQOD · Categories: Quotes

…my older sister…studied…for a very short time and found out that you have to make reeds, and she thought, “That was a loser.” …she’s much smarter than me, and she suggested that maybe I should go to the next lesson. So, she gave me her instrument, her reed tools, and everything and sent me off, and I kind of liked the idea of having these knives

-William Bennett, principal oboist of San Francisco Symphony

(The last time I wrote about Bill someone wrote to tell me I was so wrong — that William Bennett was a flutist. So before that happens again let me assure you this is the oboist. There is a flutist with the same name, though.)

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