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Aaron Hill

Aaron Hill

Current position(s): Assistant Professor of Oboe at University of Nevada, Reno; Principal oboe with Wintergreen Festival Orchestra

Previous position(s): University of Wisconsin-Madison; University of Virginia; James Madison University; Principal Oboe of Charlottesville Symphony; English horn with Roanoke Symphony; Wingra Wind Quintet

Education: Bachelor of Music from University of Michigan; Master of Music and Artist Diploma from Yale University; Doctor of Musical Arts from James Madison University

Recordings: Principal oboe for William Bolcom's Songs of Innocence and Experience (Grammy winner for Best Classical Album); extensive teaching and performing video series for YouTube, including the complete FW Ferling 48 Famous Studies

Solo appearances: Concerti by JS Bach (F Major, Oboe and Violin in D Minor); Aaron Copland (Quiet City); Daron Hagen, WA Mozart (C Major and Sinfonia Concertante); Vivaldi (C Major); frequent IDRS Conference recitals; faculty concert series performances at UW-Madison and around North America

Notable performances/accomplishments: Yale School of Music Thomas Nyfenger Prize for Woodwind Performance; Leche Trust Prize from the Barbirolli International Oboe Competition; Mu Phi Epsilon Society for Musical Arts Grand Prize Winner

Teaching Opportunities: Masterclasses for universities and youth orchestras around the country; UW-Madison Summer Music Clinic; featured speaker/performer for TEDxSkidRow and Tom Tom Founders Festival

Fox Instrument: Fox Sayen (Model 880) Oboe

For more information on Aaron Hill, visit his University of Nevada, Reno faculty webpage here.