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Mr McFarland

Patrick McFarland  played with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra since 1964, having held the position of Solo English horn since 1968. After 47 years, he has retired!!! ....More


We have new Loree AK oboes, English horns the Yamaha 841 wih the complete top joint lined for crack free playing. Also the Howarth XL oboe, their top of the line oboe.
I cannot post prices here due to objections from the manufactures but we are very competive.

 

 

Patrick McFarland's Bio

Patrick McFarland  played with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra from 1964 through 2011, having held the position of Solo English horn since 1968. After 47 years, he has retired!!! Prior to that, he played with the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Florida Symphony Orchestra in Orlando. He has produced four English horn CD recordings, Patrick McFarland and Friends, Diversions for English Horn and Gems for English Horn, featuring his playing. Both are feature works in various settings with strings, other woodwinds and, and piano. The latter recording features the Ferlendis/Kraus Concerto for English horn with orchestra. The CD, Music for Double Reeds features mainly trios and one oboe and one English horn solo. He can also be heard on the many Telarc recordings with the Atlanta Symphony notably the Music for the Theater by Aaron Copland, the Shostakovitch 8th Symphony, the William Tell Overture by Rossini,  the Swan of Tuonela by Sibelius, and the complete Daphnes and Chloe.  All these CD's are available through the McFarland Double Reed Shop. He is an avid tennis player and would welcome other players to enjoy a fun set or two. He also enjoys Scuba Diving.

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