Katie Garringer

classical/pop/folk oboist

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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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Interview with Katie Garringer

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: I am often asked to create oboe obligato lines for singer-songwriters/folk musicians.

  3. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  4. A: My strongest skill is creating oboe lines that complement the main melodic line, both harmonically and texturally.

Excerpt from Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring

I was the oboist in this production

  • OboeAverage price - $100 per song
Terms Of Service

Turn around time will typically be 5 days

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