Her performances praised as “excellent” and “elegantly rendered” by the New York Times, oboist ToniMarie Marchioni has performed in Europe, South America, Asia, and throughout the United States as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player. Most recently, she was a featured artist at the Moab Music Festival (Utah), in Carnegie Hall’s collected stories festival curated by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang, as well as in the Stefan Wolpe Society’s concert series, Portrait of a Visionary, and at New York’s leading contemporary music venue Spectrum giving the world premiere of Discipline for Oboe and Piano, which she commissioned from composer Lansing McLoskey. In 2010, she performed the Martinů Oboe Concerto with the Orquesta Philarmónica del Ecuador, and in 2008, she gave the U.S. premiere of Jonathan Harvey’s concerto Sprechgesang for Oboe/English Horn. A member of the IRIS Orchestra (Memphis, TN) and Decoda (New York, NY), and an alumni of Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble Connect (formerly ACJW), she has also appeared with the National Symphony (including the 2016 European Tour), American Ballet Theater, Grant Park Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Georgia Woodwind Quintet, and Continuum Ensemble.
Currently the Assistant Professor of Oboe at the University of Kentucky and on faculty at the New Harmony Music Festival (Indiana), Dr. Marchioni has worked as a teaching-artist with Sinfonia Por La Vida (Ecuador) and has held faculty positions at the University of Georgia, Las Vegas Music Festival, and the American Festival for the Arts (Houston, TX). She is a frequent performer at the International Double Reed Society conferences, and a sought after clinician and pedagogue. Recent and upcoming masterclasses and clinics include Indiana University, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Vanderbilt University, University of Wisconsin – Madison, University of Iowa, University of Georgia, University of South Carolina, The Midwest Clinic, Georgia Music Educators Association, Kentucky Music Educators Association, and the Kentucky Governors School for the Arts. A native of Mechanicsburg, PA, Dr. Marchioni holds degrees from Harvard University (BA) and The Juilliard School (MM and DMA). www.tonimariem.com
Oboe Class description:
Participants in the NHMF oboe class will receive a week-long intensive with Dr. Marchioni. Each student will have a daily lesson or group masterclass along with reed-making and chamber music. Studying oboe at the NHMF is a wonderful opportunity to focus on your playing, learn new repertoire, and put your reed-making skills on the fast track!