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Lecturer Basic teaching skills and Advanced teaching skills Classical Oboe

Marc Schaeferdiek


Marc Schaeferdiek (born 1967) studied the oboe with acclaimed teachers such as Prof. P. W. Feit, Prof. I. Goritzki and B. Holz. In his youth he was a regular prize-winner at “Jugend musiziert” and he carries a cultural-recognition prize awarded by the city of Aachen. He has performed with orchestras and as soloist and chamber musician in and outside of Germany with different ensembles, including such high-level ensembles as the Gürzenich-Orchestra Cologne and the WDR Radio Sinfonie Orchestra Cologne.

He spent over ten years teaching oboe and chamber music at the tertiary music institution the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne, In 2009 he was appointed as a lecturer in Oboe at Conservatorium Maastricht. He also currently teaches oboe at the” Landesmusikgymnasium Rheinland-Pfalz” in Montabaur and methodology and didactics at the "Mainz University of Music".

In addition to his performing and teaching activities, Marc has maintained a successful oboe-repair business since 1996, bringing him into contact with oboe players from all over the world. He has authored the books “Der Oboen-Doktor” (“The Oboe Doctor”), “oboenbasis” (“Foundations of Oboe Playing”), “Oboenschule Vol. 1 and 2” (“Method for Oboe Vol. 1 and 2”), “fagottbasis” and “Grundlagen der Oboentechnik Band 1 und 2”, (“Basic Technique for Oboe Vol. 1 and 2”).

He is in demand for regular masterclasses and workshops on oboe playing and reed-making throughout Germany, Belgium, Rumania, the Netherlands, Korea, Sweden, Israel, Luxembourg, France, Latvia and America.

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