Specializing in the following areas:

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Oboe Lessons


Knife Sharpening Lessons


Reed Making Lessons
James teaches the fundamentals of technique, tone production, musical interpretation, repertoire, and performance preparation.
A properly sharpened knife is critical to good oboe reed making.
The art of oboe reed making.
Miami Beach- in person
$65.00 per hour
Please email or telephone for details.
Contact James
Telephone: 813.508.3090
Email: james.c.riggs@gmail.com
All other areas - Online oboe lessons, knife sharpening lessons, and oboe reed making lessons
James is happy to accommodate your needs by using Skype if you are not local to the Miami area. Please email or telephone for details.
James is happy to accommodate your needs by using Skype if you are not local to the Miami area. Please email or telephone for details.