Allison L. Pickett is currently a Doctoral Student at Arizona State University studying with Martin Schuring. She graduated from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Oberlin, OH with a Bachelor of Music Degree in Oboe Performance and a Bachelor of Art Degree in Biology. While at Oberlin, she had the unique opportunity and privilege to study with James Caldwell, Robert Walters, and Alex Klein. She received her Master of Music Degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD under the tutelage of Jane Marvine. Throughout her musical pursuits she has participated in master classes with prominent oboists such as Liang Wang, Ray Still, and Alex Klein. Her talent and hard work has not gone unnoticed as Music Critic for the Cleveland based newspaper the Plain Dealer Don Rosenberg described her solo work during an Oberlin Opera production as “an instrumental pleasure”.
Patrick O’Malley – Rhapsody
for oboe, saxophone, french horn, viola, and double bass
Rene Orth – Come and Go
for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, french horn, violin, viola, cello, double bass, and piano