Ledet, an avid music educator on all levels from high school to university, and an esteemed oboist in his own right, received the Eastman Alumi Achievement Award in 1972, long before his book appeared. Following the photographs are tables with measurements pertaining to different aspects of reeds, and then frequency distribution charts, showing the average measurements for the different areas under consideration.
along with transcriptions and analyses of the various songs and games. Each department of music department of music epar art book comes with the requisite codes to allow readers access to these online resources. For teachers looking to SAWATSKY SAW THE RODNEY AND LORNA SAWATSKY bring the repertoire of their students’ lives and cultures into their teaching, ARS CONCERTO RISING STARS CONCERTO COMPETITION this book suggests multiple entry points. ––Reviewed by Gena R. Greher, www.messiah.edu/music www.messiah.edu/music University of Massachusetts Lowell Konrad Binienda, 2007 Rising Stars winner 8 Oboe Reed Styles: Theory and Messiah College, in cooperation with the Harrisburg Symphony Practice, by David Ledet. Indiana Orchestra, will host a concerto competition on the College’s campus, concerto College’s University Press, 2009. just 12 miles from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. All instrumentalists in www.iupress.indiana.edu; (800) 842- grades 9 – 12, residing in the United States, are eligible. For more infor- 6796; 224 pp. $21.95. www.messiah.edu/music. mation and an application form, please visit www.messiah.edu/music. Ever since the first edition of Oboe Reed Styles: Theory and Practice arrived in print in 1981, artist-performers, Application Deadline Semiﬁnal Auditions Final Auditions oboe teachers and students alike have November 23, 2009 Januar y 22, 2010 January Januar y January 23, 2010 benefited from the wealth of informa- tion it contains. David Ledet’s study of oboe reed styles originated as a 1960 doctoral thesis at the Eastman School of Music. Ledet, an avid music educa- tor on all levels from high school to university, and an esteemed oboist in
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