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Oboist crafts his own sound

Oboist crafts his own sound

Trevor Stamp

October 21, 2013

The sound from his oboe is too bright, Jason Kennedy, 20, determines after testing a reed he just made. He makes some final adjustments, and places the reed back into his oboe. Kennedy stands up and tests the reed by playing a short melody. The sound is crisp and dark. It leaves a warm sound in the cla...

Oboist and music major develops his own unique sound

Oboist and music major develops his own unique sound

Trevor Stamp

October 21, 2013

Jason Kennedy, 20, junior wind performance major, is one of the few performing oboists at CSUN. Aside from practicing, Kennedy makes his own reeds in order to craft his desired sound for his oboe.

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