14. August 2009 · Comments Off on Read On YouTube · Categories: Oboe, Videos

You’re pretty good. You have a good technique and a nice tone, but your playing lacks maturity, as far as expression and actual musicality go.

This was written to a middle school oboist who looks to be about eleven or twelve in the video (it was put up in 2007… I think I posted it then). I’d kind of like to respond, “Your comment lacks intelligence.”

I’m sorry, but these YouTube comments just crack me up. I think anyone who posts should have to at least put something up themselves to let us know just what they can do.

Then in 2008, you can hear this young oboist play more:

And, finally, this year, a bit taller too …

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