My name is Katie Garringer, and I play the oboe. I have a masters degree in Oboe Performance from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. I have performed with members of Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble, and am a freelance oboist in NYC.

I can craft interesting, appealing oboe lines for any song, of any genre (pop/folk/hip hop/etc.) I am classically trained and feel equally comfortable reading music and composing/improvising new lines to accompany your melody or chord structure.

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What's your strongest skill?
My strongest skill is creating oboe lines that complement the main melodic line, both harmonically and texturally.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
I am often asked to create oboe obligato lines for singer-songwriters/folk musicians.