Guest Artist Masterclass: Aaron Hill, oboe

Event Date: 

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 6:30pm

Event Date Details: 

Event Location: 

  • Karl Geiringer Hall (UCSB)

Event Price: 

Free and open to the public
Seating is first-come, first-served
Reservations are not available

Event Contact: 

Adriane Hill
Marketing and Communications Manager
UC Santa Barbara Department of Music
(805) 893-3230


Dr. Aaron Hill
The UCSB Department of Music will present a Guest Artist Masterclass led by Dr. Aaron Hill (Assistant Professor of Oboe, University of Nevada, Reno) on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall on the UCSB campus. Dr. Hill will work with members of the UCSB Oboe Studio, led by Gabrielle Castriotta.

About the Artist

Dr. Aaron Hill serves as Assistant Professor of Oboe at the University of Nevada, Reno and principal oboe of the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra. He has previously held appointments teaching oboe at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Virginia, and James Madison University. He performs frequently with the Reno Philharmonic and Reno Chamber Orchestra, and tours nationally as a recitalist and clinician. Dr. Hill also plays Baroque oboe and saxophone, improvises, works with Street Symphony in Los Angeles, and has recorded a complete set of Franz Wilhelm Ferling’s 48 Famous Studies, available for free on YouTube. He earned his Bachelor of Music from the University of Michigan, Master of Music and Artist Diploma from Yale University, and Doctor of Musical Arts from James Madison University, studying oboe with Nancy Ambrose King, Richard Killmer, Stephen Taylor, and David Weiss. Dr. Hill plays a Fox Sayen oboe.
Dr. Aaron Hill