The oboe, a woodwind instrument, is known for its wide range of colors, timbres, technical abilities, and styles. It is often regarded as one of the most beautiful instruments, as stated by the Michigan City Chamber Music Festival.
At 3 p.m., oboist Jennet Ingle, accompanied by pianist Ellis Anderson, will be presenting “Sensations,” a captivating recital that is sure to captivate audiences. The event will take place on Sunday, Feb. 11, at Trinity Episcopal Church located at 600 Franklin Street in Michigan City. The gathering will be held in the church’s sanctuary. There is no charge for admission.
The music features compositions by Ruth Gipps and Samuel Coleridge Taylor, along with a new piece contributed by Jeffrey Agrell.
Ingle has expressed her deep passion for the oboe, which has led her to establish a thriving career centered on performing, teaching, crafting reeds, and writing extensively about the instrument. According to her, she strongly believes that everyone else also has a deep affection for it, despite being unaware of it.
Jennet has held the position of principal oboist with the South Bend Symphony Orchestra since 2006. A confident performer, she expressed her passion for being a soloist and her eagerness to grace any stage that welcomes her.
The owner and operator of Jennet Ingle Reeds is known for her impressive production of over 200 handmade reeds each month. These reeds are highly sought after by oboists worldwide. Additionally, she has made a significant impact by assisting numerous individuals in their reedmaking endeavors. Through her popular video channel, “The Five Minute Reedmaker,” her weekly online Reed Club, and annual live Oboe Reed Boot Camps, she has provided valuable guidance and support to countless reed enthusiasts.
According to organizers, the book “The Happiest Musician,” set to be released in 2022, aims to inspire creatives to seize control of their lives and careers instead of relying on others to make decisions for them.
Anderson is a multi-talented individual, with expertise in piano, accompaniment, education, composition, church music, and choral singing. Currently based in South Bend, Anderson’s diverse skill set makes them a valuable asset to the music community. A piano instructor and collaborative pianist at Saint Mary’s College, he also serves as the accompanist for the choral department at the University of Notre Dame. In addition to his role as the music coordinator at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Edwardsburg, Michigan, he…