Concert flute, Alto flute, Piccolo - American Indian, Chinese and Indian flutes, Pan Pipes,
Alto, Soprano, Tenor and Baritone Saxophones - Recorders, Ocarinas, Armenian Duduk,
Digeridoo, German Fife and an Aerophone (electronic wind instrument)
are all shown, explained and played effortlessly by Andrew Oh in this most comprehensive, inspiring exploration of woodwind instruments.
Flute Tones to Saxophones introduces students to the art of making music using the instruments belonging to the woodwind section.
Andrew traces the origin, history, culture and country of origin of the numerous instruments and plays music unique to each. As Andrew plays popular songs, movie and TV themes, students instantly recognize them and some will be surprised which instrument produced that particular sound. Rock, Blues, Jazz, Traditional and Fusion musical styles are all played as the dynamic range of sounds produced by the woodwind section is explored.
Few other musicians have the recording and live stage experience that Andrew Oh has and that experience certainly comes across in this outstanding performance.
For older students, tonal characteristics, technical differences and sound production are explored.
Andrew Oh has an international career spanning 35 years. The artist he has played with is a who’s who of international musicians and includes Tina Turner, The Supremes, The Bee Gees, Roberta Flack, Al Jarreau, Elaine Page, Josh Groban, Patricio Buanne and this is just the overseas work. In Australia Andrew has performed and recorded with Marcia Hines, Daryl Braithwaite, Grace Knight, Anthony Warlow, Danii Minogue, James Morrison, Don Burrows, Tommy Emmanuel, Margaret Urlich, to name just a few.
Andrew has recorded three albums of his own original music, which have received international and local acclaim. He continues to travel for international performances to promote his style of Jazz music and he is highly active in teaching in Sydney and giving workshops internationally. His music is available on iTunes and various Internet sites and for more information, visit his website: www.andrewoh.com.au
Andrew Oh is an outstanding player at an international level – Gail Brennan, Sydney Morning Herald
“Beautifully crafted sax” - Michael Foster, The Canberra Times .
Price: $5.00 per student (No GST).
Suitable: Years 3 to 12.
Minimum Audience Size: 130 students.
Times: Show: 60 minutes. Set up: 60 minutes. Pack up: 30 minutes.
Requires: an indoor performing area 6m deep x 5m wide.