Recordings

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  8. CA 2015 CBDA audition videos

Teaching Videos

These videos are intended to help oboe students improve their playing. Please contact me if you have questions or topic suggestions for future videos! All of my videos are also available on my YouTube channel!

 
Starting the Oboe 1/3 - Posture, Instrument Care, and Reeds
Starting the Oboe 2/3 - Breathing and Embouchure
Starting the Oboe 3/3 - Articulation
Tips for band directors to help their oboists!
Tennessee All-Region audition materials (MTSBOA, ETSBOA, WTSBOA)

These videos include live performances of the required excerpts plus spoken or written commentary to help you prepare these pieces for your audition. All of my videos are also available on my YouTube channel!

 
2020-2021 School Year (Cycle 2):
2020 MTSBOA, grades 11/12 (Marcello concerto)
2020 MTSBOA, grades 9/10
2020 MTSBOA, grades 7/8 (Barret Melody No. 26)
 
2020 ETSBOA (All-State East), grades 11/12
2020 ETSBOA (All-State East), grades 9/10
 
2020 WTSBOA (All-West), Grades 11-12
2020 WTSBOA (All-West), Grades 11-12
2020 WTSBOA (All-West), Middle School
2019-2020 School Year (Cycle 1):
 
2019 MTSBOA, grades 11/12 (Handel concerto in g minor)
2019 MTSBOA, grades 9/10 (Barret, Melody No. 10)
2019 MTSBOA, grades 7/8 (Barret, Melody No. 6)
2019 ETSBOA (All-State East), grades 11/12
2019 ETSBOA (All-State East), grades 9/10
2019 ETSBOA Junior Clinic, Lower Area (grades 7-9)
2019 ETSBOA Junior Clinic, Middle Area
2019 ETSBOA Junior Clinic, Upper Area (grades 7-8)
2019 WTSBOA (All-West), Grades 11-12
2019 WTSBOA (All-West), Grades 9-10
2019 WTSBOA (All-West), Orchestra (Grades 11-12)
2019 WTSBOA (All-West), Middle School
 
Video Recordings:
April 5, 2019 - Mary Matthews, flute; Michael Adduci, oboe; Paul Thurmond, piano:
  • Madeleine Dring, Trio for Flute, Oboe and Piano (1968)
    • I. Allegro con brio
    • II. Andante semplice (3:15)
    • III. Allegro giocoso (8:00)
 
Audio recordings from my live performances:
Mar. 2019: Astor Piazzolla - Oblivion (1982) [excerpt] - Michael Adduci, oboe, with the Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble!
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Oct. 2018: Hamilton Harty - Orientale (1911) - Michael Adduci, oboe
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Oct. 2018: Hamilton Harty - Chansonette (1911) - Michael Adduci, oboe
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Oct. 2018: Aaron Copland - Quiet City (1940) - Kathryn Adduci, trumpet and Michael Adduci, English horn
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Oct. 2018: Franz Reizenstein - Humoresque (1938) - Michael Adduci, oboe
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Jan. 2018: Alan Bush - Northumbrian Impressions, Op. 42a (1953). Movements 1 (Prelude) and 2 (Lament) - Michael Adduci, oboe
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Jan. 2018: A. Tansman - Suite (1949). I: Dialogue - Michael Adduci, oboe - Jackie Eichhorn, clarinet - James Lotz, bassoon
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Jan. 2018: A. Tansman - Suite (1949). III: Aria - Michael Adduci, oboe - Jackie Eichhorn, clarinet - James Lotz, bassoon
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Mar. 2015: Benjamin Godard - Legende pastorale, from Scènes écossaises, Op. 138 (1892) - Michael Adduci, oboe
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Feb. 2014: Antonio Pasculli - Omaggio à Bellini, for English horn and harp - Michael Adduci, English horn
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Feb. 2014: W. A. Mozart - Concerto for Oboe in C Major, K. 314 (1777). Movement I: Allegro aperto - Michael Adduci, oboe
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Cadenza written by Hansjorg Schellenberger, principal oboist of the Berlin Philharmonic from 1980-2001 - I love his Mozart/Bellini/Strauss album. A motorcycle drove by while I was playing the cadenza!

 
California Band Directors' Association (CBDA) - 2015 All State Honor Band audition videos.

These videos include both a live performance of the required excerpts, with piano accompaniment, as well as my spoken commentary about how to prepare these pieces for the audition.

High school audition piece: Hindemith, Sonata for Oboe and Piano (1938)

Junior High audition piece: Loeillet, Andante et allegro

English horn excerpts: Dvořák, Largo from Symphony No. 9, and Ravel, Forlane from Le tombeau de Couperin

The Cumberland Quintet plays Umoja (2001) by Valerie Coleman
Tennessee Tech's woodwind faculty play The Magnificent Seven (1960) by Elmer Bernstein

© Jan. 2017 by Michael Adduci, updated 10/29/2020.