He spent over ten years teaching oboe and chamber music at the tertiary music institution the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne, In 2009 he was appointed as a lecturer in Oboe at Conservatorium Maastricht. He also currently teaches oboe at the” Landesmusikgymnasium Rheinland-Pfalz” in Montabaur and methodology and didactics at the "Mainz University of Music".
In addition to his performing and teaching activities, Marc has maintained a successful oboe-repair business since 1996, bringing him into contact with oboe players from all over the world. He has authored the books “Der Oboen-Doktor” (“The Oboe Doctor”), “oboenbasis” (“Foundations of Oboe Playing”), “Oboenschule Vol. 1 and 2” (“Method for Oboe Vol. 1 and 2”), “fagottbasis” and “Grundlagen der Oboentechnik Band 1 und 2”, (“Basic Technique for Oboe Vol. 1 and 2”).
He is in demand for regular masterclasses and workshops on oboe playing and reed-making throughout Germany, Belgium, Rumania, the Netherlands, Korea, Sweden, Israel, Luxembourg, France, Latvia and America.
You can find out more at www.schaeferdiek.info.