Elizabeth Starr Masoudnia
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Elizabeth Starr


Episode 12 - Elizabeth Starr Masoudnia

Episode 12 of REED TALK features a fascinating interview with Elizabeth Starr Masoudnia, solo English hornist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, in which she discusses the legacy of the Philadelphia oboe school dating back to Marcel Tabuteau, her mentors John de Lancie, Louis Rosenblatt and John Mack and valuable tips on English horn reed making. Music excerpts: Três Peças Atlânticas: Chorinho baiano by Eurico Carrapatoso, performed by Courtney Miller; Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 - I. Non allegro performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Le Prudent from Cinquième Suitte by Jean-François Boüin, performed by Margaret Marco. This episode of Reed Talk is sponsored by Reedesign. Reed Talk is produced by Jason Slote.