Oboe Insight Though the home page appears to be simply a blog and fun links, perusing the menu leads to a wide variety of valuable information for the oboe player.
www.bassoon.com A comprehensive site on the bassoon with information on reed adjusting, recordings, drawings, midi files, and links.
www.bassoon.org A comprehensive site on the bassoon containing orchestra and band sites, links to players and teachers, jobs, Baroque bassoon, books and articles.
www.bassoonresource.org This site contains examples of the bassoon tone, detailed information on reed making and fingerings plus much more.
Oboes for Idgets The information on troubleshooting is handy for students who cannot reach a teacher or for band directors looking for more information. The glossary section is also useful, particularly if you are trying to buy an instrument.
Bassoon Bonanza The 2014 Bassoon Bonanza! is a five-day workshop for bassoonists of junior high and high school level, in addition to interested adult players. Resident artists will be Richard Ramey and Susie Brown, the bassoon section of the Tulsa Symphony, Tulsa Ballet, and Tulsa Opera. The workshop features daily reedmaking sessions, coaching of All-Region/All-State audition music, a massed bassoon ensemble, and masterclasses on the topics of better technique, audition strategies, beginner improvisation, instrument maintenance, improving intonation, opportunities for the musician in the 2010s, contrabassoon, and more!
Classical Net Contains over 8500 links relating to the Classical music world.
Classic Web Contains links by category including job listings.
National Public Radio On this site, you can find information on local station schedules and radio shows, and see press releases on music, arts, and culture.
National Endowment for the Arts On this site is information about grants, professional development, organizations, and publications. Some links are useful for professional artists; other links are for music supporters.
Music Education Online Academic job postings reside here as well as information on music advocacy, links, grants, and other resources.
Musical Chairs.info Advertises orchestral vacancies from over 120 orchestras in addition to information on other topics such as management and conservatories.
MIDI for Kids An after school program providing schools with keyboard labs that are equipped to accompany music students.
Polyphonic.org This site is sponsored by the Eastman School of Music. It includes profiles of orchestras, interviews on streaming video, forums, articles, and more
Texas School Music Project TSMP is a music education web site providing teaching tips and tools of the trade for music educators of all levels. TSMP is a service provided by the faculty of the Department of Music at Stephen F. Austin State University. You may link directly to the Bassoonsection and the Oboe section.
MusiciansHealth.com This site has numerous articles on typical physical problems for musicians and strategies for avoiding them. The site is sponsored by an individual chiropractor.
The Mozart Effect This site gives an overview of the research surrounding the Mozart Effect and links to other sites on the topic.