In the last few years, the following oboists have appeared as recitalists at Lawrence, or have given master classes, or both:

  • Heather Armstrong – oboe professor at Luther College 
  • Geoffrey Burgess – baroque oboe soloist

  • Stephen Colburn – former principal oboist, Milwaukee Symphony

  • Jan Eberle – oboe professor at Michigan State University
Nora Lewis – oboe professor at Kansas State University

  • William McMullen – oboe professor at the University of Nebraska

  • Martin Schuring – oboe professor at Arizona State University
John Snow – principal oboist, Minnesota Orchestra

  • William Wielgus – oboist, National Symphony (D.C.)

  • Kathering Young Steele – current principal oboist, Milwaukee Symphony