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The People of Compose Yourself: Dom Kelly, Oboe

Posted by Philip Sheppard on June 10, 2015 at 7:30 AM

Interviews in print: Members of the orchestra

Dom Kelly - oboist [questions by Marilena aged 10]

How old were you when you started playing? Why did you choose to play the oboe?

I was eight. My mum is a flute teacher and she was rehearsing in her wind quintet in the lounge (flute, oboe, clarinet, french horn, bassoon) and said "Hey, do you fancy trying Marion's oboe?" I never looked back ... unless I wanted to talk to the bassoons that is ;-)

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