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Amy Kahn

Oboe, English Horn

Amy Kahn has extensive teaching and performance experience in the Tri-Valley area assisting many of the aspiring Oboists in the local schools prepare for collegiate studies in music. She brings a wealth of knowledge about double reed instruments and classical and contemporary music. Amy also teaches double reed making seminars for students interested in making their own reeds. Amy has a Bachelor of Arts degree with emphisis in Oboe Performance and a Certificate of Music Theory and Harmony from the Berklee Music College.

She studied with notable oboists including, Tom Nugent  (University of Pacific Conservatory of Music), Ellenore Dusté (Former San Francisco Ballet), and Lenore Gillard (Former Principal Oboist with the Oakland Symphony), and Amy Likar and Tambre Thompson for Flute.

In addition to teaching, Amy has performed with of a number of community orchestras including Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra, the Woman’s Community Orchestra, Holy Names Orchestra and plays with the Diablo Symphony Orchestra, Contra Costa Wind Symphony, Livermore-Amador Symphony Pit Orchestra and Valley Dance Company. Call today to sign up with Amy!

Remember that First Guitar


"This is my go-to music store. My two kids have taken guitar lessons here, and both loved it...I would give them six stars if I could."

Mark K.
San Ramon, CA

"Just used JAMS Music to repair my daughter's flute. Ian, the brass & woodwind repair tech is excellent. He knows what he's doing and is very ethical. I won't hesitate to bring my future business back there!"

Linda K.
Dublin, CA

"It was about time for the Tri-Valley to get a really top-notch music store.  I have been going to JAMS Music for a little over 2 years, and the place gets better every time I go in...I am a very happy and satisfied customer, and recommend JAMS Music to all my musician friends.  It an absolutely wonderful and friendly environment, and they are very easy to do business with.  

Gail E.
Livermore, CA

"All of the staff were welcoming and always answered my questions thoroughly.  I highly recommend these guys."

Steve B.
San Ramon, CA

"I commuted here all the way from Stockton because of the high praise this place has on Yelp. From my recent experience, JAMS Music has totally exceeded my expectations."

Andy D.
Ripon, CA