Willimantic, CT — Internationally acclaimed oboist and educator Andrea Gullickson will perform in Webb Hall 110 at Eastern Connecticut State University at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13.
Gullickson received her bachelor’s degree in music from Michigan State University in 1981 and later earned her master’s degree in music from Northwestern University. She received her Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Iowa in 1993.
Gullickson has released three solo albums, the most recent of which is titled, “Oboe Celebrations: Music to Lift the Spirits and Set the Imagination Dancing.” She is also one of two founding members of what is considered to be one of the world’s most well-known reed ensembles, “WiZARDS! A Double Reed Consort” along with Mark Weiger. She is a native of North Dakota and has performed with the Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra, one of the longest running symphonies in American history, and has played in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall.
In addition to her passion for the oboe, Gullickson is a professor at Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA, and was the former chair of the Department of Music at Butler University.
Tickets for this event are available are free for all students. They will also be made available to the public for $10; reserve by calling (860) 465-0036 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.