Oboist

Elena G

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Oboist
London
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Music is the extension of my soul.

Elena is an Italian oboist. She started playing oboe at age of 8 with M° Evaristo Casonato. After the first grade at Conservatorio Tomadini in Udine in 2005, she continued studying oboe under the direction of M° Elena Musto and M° Serena Gani. In 2009 she gained a professional diplome in performance at Conservatorio A. Buzzolla in Adria. She concluded several courses with some important italian oboists as M° Paolo Brunello (first oboe in Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Padova), M° Giovanni Scocchi (english horn at Orchestra del Teatro Verdi, Trieste) and M° Renato Duca (english horn at Teatro la Scala, Milan). During the years, Elena gained a relevant experience playing with numerous symphonic orchestras, chamber orchestras, wind bands and various formations both amateur and professional. From 2009 to 2014 she was a freelance oboist in Italy playing for orchestras as Benacus Chamber Orchestra (Garda Lake - 2009-2012), Piccolo Festival FVG (2013), National Symphony Orchestra JMIYO (2009), orchestra Classica del Veneto (2014) and many more. From 2014 she moved in London for University reasons (PhD student at UCL at musculoskeletal department) and started to play as second oboe in London City Orchestra, Blackfriars Symphonia, UCL Symphony Orchestra, JP Morgan symphony orchestra, Central London orchestra and many more. Elena is also passionated in teaching. She has 10+ years of experience in teaching oboe, solfeggio, reed making and music theory to several pupils aged from 6 to 50, all levels form beginners to advance. She teaches the fundamentals of technique, tone production, musical interpretation, repertoire, and performance preparation. Moreover, the art of oboe reed making is an important and helpful part of her teaching method.

Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Traditional church music, Christmas, Baroque, Contemporary classical, Medieval music, Film / TV music, Fanfare, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Charity event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Fluent sight-reader, Ableton Live, Repetiteur, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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Prices

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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£125
Up to 1 hour£188
Up to 2 hours£220
Up to 3 hours£280

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Serena G, 1 year ago

Elena was helping with teaching in my music school. She has always shown outstanding empathic abilities towards students and delicate and understanding attitude, thanks to which she effectively delivers good quality teaching results. She knows how to explain difficult topics using an understandable and easy language for children.

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John W, 1 year ago

Elena plays beautifully and is a pleasure to work with! A great asset to any group.

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