General Oboe Instruction Books
For a perfect example of what general oboe instruction books can be found on today's music market, turn your attention to the KJOS Tradition of Excellence: Technique & Musicianship Oboe band method. Created specifically for oboists who have completed their second year of study in any method, this must-have book is full of scales, thirds and arpeggios; articulation, technique and melodious etudes; plus full-band chorales in 16 major and minor keys. From ear training to sight-reading, this book will improve your musicianship skills quickly and enhance your artistic sensitivity in ways you never thought possible.
The fact that you've come to this section is a testament to your dignified music tastes and your determination to learn a one-of-a-kind musical instrument. While the oboe can be found most often in concert bands, orchestras and chamber ensembles, its bright tone and versatility also makes it a great fit in other genres as well, including pop, rock and jazz. For this reason, don't give up; practice your oboe as much as you can every day and you'll soon be blowing audiences away with your amazing musical talents.