It is crucial that every oboist understand oboe reeds well enough to be able to make adjustments when needed. Kristen will conduct experiments on her own reeds and reference prominent literature from the field of reed making. The ultimate aim of this research project is to create a troubleshooting flowchart for beginning reed makers to reference while adjusting reeds to meet their personal needs and preferences.
Daniel, Kristen and Pappas, Thomas, "Oboe Reed Adjustment: Suggestions For Beginning Reed Makers" (2021). 2021 Celebration of Student Scholarship - Oral Presentations. 65.