A person who plays the oboe
. Must have a lot of patience and a lot of skill. May play in the pit or color guard
during marching band
season. Sits directly in front of the conductor in concert band. Can always be heard in an orchestra. May sometimes have trouble remembering that reed knives can NOT be used to injure or kill other instrumentalists. Is usually very sarcastic and usually has a short temper. Get to know one and you'll have a friend for life.
"The oboist has really imroved over the summer; she doesn't sound like a dying duck anymore!"