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Guest Master Class: Katherine Needleman, oboe

  1. Sunday February 24 7:30pm
Earl V. Moore Building, Britton Recital Hall

Katherine Needleman joined the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra as principal oboist in 2003, the same year she won first prize at the International Double Reed Society’s Gillet-Fox Competition. As a soloist, she has appeared with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Albany Symphony, the Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra, the Haddonfield Symphony, the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, and the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia. She has performed as guest principal oboist with the New York Philharmonic, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, and the symphony orchestras of Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New Zealand, and San Diego. Devoted to the music of our time, Needleman has premiered numerous works and has commissioned works by Luis Prado, Chia-Yu Hsu, and David Ludwig. She gave the American premiere of Brenno Blauth’s Concertino and the West Coast premiere of Christopher Rouse's Oboe Concerto at the Cabrillo Festival with Marin Alsop conducting. She gave the premiere of Kevin Puts's oboe concerto, Moonlight, at the Baltimore Symphony's New Music Festival with Marin Alsop in June 2018.

Free - no tickets required