Imagine, if you will. You have just won “the Gold”: first prize for oboist in the Olympics! This prize involves your playing Principal Oboe for Leopold Stokowski in the Philadelphia Orchestra. This job requires your recording the standard repertoire plus contemporary works including Stravinsky, Sibelius and Shostakovich Your performances must be good enough to establish the future audition standards for the world of oboists. Your first pupils will become the Principal Oboists of the Orchestras of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Cleveland, Minneapolis, San Francisco, and Los Angeles… and you will become known as the most influential musician and teacher of the 20th Century! This is Marcel Tabuteau.