Classical Classroom

Classical Classroom, Episode 10: Oboe As X-treme Sport – Alecia Lawyer

Playing the oboe is just like cliff diving, but prettier-sounding.

Producer Todd is “out of town on vacation” this week, so we are bringing this oldie-but-goodie out of the vault. Hope you enjoy it! If you do, check out Classical 91.7’s River Oaks Chamber Orchestra broadcasts every Wednesday in August. Go here for more info.

In this episode, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra’s Artistic Director, founder, and principal oboist, Alecia Lawyer takes Dacia inside the mind of an oboe player. In this strange world, people grow their own (bamboo), enjoy fame alongside Willie Nelson, and live on the edge without all of the annoying parachutes and bungee cords.

For more about Alecia and ROCO, www.rocohouston.org.

Photo from artsandculturetx.com.

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