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Premium Oboe Reeds Made in Canada

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Hand-crafted by Hugo Lee in Toronto, HLR oboe reeds represent the highest level of quality and consistency available in Canada. We offer performance-ready oboe reeds, as well as near-finished roughs for those who want to scrape reeds themselves.

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About Hugo Lee

Hugo Lee

Hugo Lee is Second Oboist of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from The Juilliard School from the studio of Elaine Douvas. Born and raised in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Hugo began his studies under the guidance of Wendy Bornstein, followed by TSO Associate Principal Oboist Keith Atkinson.

Prior to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Hugo has performed as a soloist in New York City and across Canada. He has appeared as a soloist for the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, the Juilliard Orchestra and the New Juilliard Ensemble with performances reviewed under the New York Times, Musical Toronto and the New York Classical Review. Hugo is the winner of the 2015 Canada Council for the Arts Michael Measures Prize and the 2014 Juilliard Oboe Concerto Competition.

Hugo is passionate about teaching and also makes oboe reeds professionally for musicians across Canada.

Last Updated: July 2019

Hugo Lee performs the Strauss Oboe Concerto, 2015