What is Piccolo?

What is Piccolo? I’ve been a flutist for 5 years, but I also play the piccolo. In comparison to the flute, the piccolo has a higher tone. However, the piccolo is much smaller than the flute: being smaller and shorter thus considered a lower instrument. Therefore, to play piccolo, you’ll need to add or subtract … Read more

What is an oboe?

The World Guinness Records documents oboe and French horn are the hardest instruments of all to play. But, what is an oboe? How will it fit into your solo work on the orchestra? Well, I have to state that the French horn is difficult to play but the oboe – woodwind instrument – is the hardest. By definition, … Read more