Now is the time where we talk about how you sit or stand. This is called your posture. Your posture is very important on how well you play. It affects your breathing, your playing, and your physical body! When you have great posture, you will be able to breathe better, sound better, and play longer. Bad posture will be just the opposite of these things, which will lead to bad playing. In band, you will sit most of the time, so we will focus on the seated position.
Without your Oboe
Now with the Oboe
These details about posture are very important. It will affect your playing, especially how you breathe. Let's talk about that.