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Karen Hosmer

Karen Hosmer


(full-time: oboe, theory, music fundamentals, ear training)
School of Music, Room 203

D.M.A., Temple University
M.M., Michigan State University
B.Mus., Oberlin Conservatory

Principal Oboe, Albany Symphony; Oboe/English Horn, Springfield, MA Symphony. Concerto soloist in Lithuania, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Michigan, Pennsylvania. Prize Winner, Gillet International Oboe Competition; semi-finalist, Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. Recipient of the SUNY Schenectady Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching and the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Director of Capital Region Double Reed Days. Recordings with Albany Symphony and Argos Records.