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Teaches Oboe

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Teaches at:
Current Projects

Recording a new electronic opera album with full orchestra and electronics

Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Teaching Experience

7+ years


The Colburn Conservatory of Music Los Angeles

Favorite Instruments

Oboe, Traditional Japanese Instruments, the Guzheng, Harp

Current Band(s)/Gig(s)


Areas of Instruction


Favorite Bands

Bjork, Imogen Heap, Guy Sigsworth, Mozart, Ravel

Performance Experience

Many World Renowned Orchestras including

Specialties / Genres Taught

Songwriting, Electrontic Music

About John

Taught for 7 years, started off teaching in Dallas Texas after graduating from Colburn in Los Angeles. Private studio with many all district/all states players. When i'm not performing i'm teaching. 

John Winstead has played for Many World Renowned Orchestras including. Los Angeles Opera Orchestra, Santa Barbara Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Colorado Symphony, Colorado Springs Philharmonic. John has also played in performances under John Williams, Gustavo Dudamel, Kurt Masur, Sir Neville Marriner, Lorin Maazel, James Conlon, Michael Tilson Thomas. John Winstead has been published by Music Music One as CD and book set and has several recordings including "The Six Metamorphoses after Ovid" recorded with Boosey & Hawkes seal of endorsement. Undine by Makir was recorded under John's own label. 


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