Herman Vincken is a senior instructor of oboe at the Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Tilburg. He primarily teaches classical music, but also coaches several chamber music ensembles.
Herman is an expert in making oboe reeds. He has done extensive research into the various types of reed, considering their flexibility, color, and diameter. He has also studied the differences in reed making techniques between countries.
For the past 25 years, Herman has held the principal oboe chair with several orchestras, with which he has also performed as a soloist. He is currently the principal oboe player of the Philh