Oboe Day


Saturday, November 5, 2022  •  Timashev Recital Hall

9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Oboe reeds and oboes atop music score

The Ohio State Oboe Studio invites you to campus for an Oboe Day on Saturday, November 5.

The day will feature a guest artist recital and master class. Attendees can bring their oboe for complimentary repair service and will have the opportunity to try the various models of Marigaux oboes. This year's guest artist is Galit Kaunitz, who is associate professor of oboe at the University of Southern Mississippi, co-host of the Double Reed Dish podcast, and a Marigaux Artist. Join us for this special day of all things oboe!

  • Guest artist recital
  • Guest artist master class
  • Exhibition (Marigaux Oboes)
  • Complimentary oboe repair service for attendees
  • Lunch provided (including vegetarian option) Pizza, Salad, Drinks, Treat

This program is FREE, but online registration is required. Register below.

ELIGIBILITY — Students in grades 8–12, college/university students, private teachers, professionals, oboists of all ages and abilities.


Registration is now closed for students in grades 8–12 and for college students/adults.

Galit Kaunitz

Oboist Galit Kaunitz is the associate professor of oboe at the University of Southern Mississippi. She performs solo and chamber music recitals with the Limelight Trio and Rintrah Duo; orchestral music with the Meridian, Gulf Coast, Baton Rouge, Mobile, and Mississippi Symphony Orchestras; and co-hosts the Double Reed Dish podcast with bassoonist Jacqueline Wilson. Galit explores themes of culture and identity through her solo and chamber music recitals. She has been invited to perform at International Double Reed Society conferences in 2016, 2019, 2021 and 2022, and College Music Society conferences in 2016 and 2018. She is dedicated to expanding the canon to include works by underrepresented and living composers, and enthusiastically collaborates with composers to commission new works for the oboe; these include Chiayu Hsu, Tõnu Korvits, Joshua Burel, Connor Chee, brin solomon, Mason Bynes and Kate Pukinskis. 

Galit is a dedicated teacher who loves educating and empowering students so they can be successful in all of their future endeavors. She is grateful to have studied with Eric Ohlsson, Rebecca Henderson, Humbert Lucarelli and Marilyn Krentzman. Galit plays a Marigaux 901 oboe.

Tentative Schedule

9:30–10 a.m. — Check-in 
10–10:30 — Booth time, repair drop off
10:30–11:30 — Recital block
11:30–12:30 — Booth time
12:30–1 p.m. — Lunch (provided)
1–2:30 p.m. — Master class 1 
30-minute break (booth time)
3–4:30 p.m. — Master class 2 
4:30–5 p.m. — Booth time

FINAL INSTRUCTIONS. Approximately one week prior to the event, all registered participants will receive an email with detailed information for November 5, including arrival, parking, check-in, what to bring, and more.

Abby Yeakle Held

Program director
Abby Yeakle Held, associated faculty, oboe