Elizabeth O'Neil, Oboe

Praised for her “first-rate” and “engaging” performances, Elizabeth O’Neil is a multi- faceted oboist who thrives equally in orchestral and chamber settings (Boston Musical Intelligencer). Elizabeth regularly performs with both established and artist-driven orchestras including the Boston Philharmonic and Phoenix (Boston, MA). She has performed internationally with orchestras such as the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (New Zealand) and the Orchestra of the Americas. Frequently noted for her sensitive performances with New England Conservatory’s Philharmonia, Elizabeth’s style is “warm, confident, and mature” (Boston Music Intelligencer). Elizabeth spent the summer of 2016 studying with Elaine Douvas and Richard Woodhams at the Aspen Music Festival and School in Aspen, CO.

A versatile chamber musician, Elizabeth is a sought after performer with experience ranging from classical repertoire to contemporary and new works. In 2012, she received the Borromeo String Quartet Guest Artist Award, performing Britten’s Phantasy(Quartet( with the ensemble in Jordan Hall. She is also a regular musician with the Contemporary Ensemble at NEC lead by John Heiss. Elizabeth received her Bachelors and Masters degrees from New England Conservatory where she is currently pursuing a Graduate Diploma. Her primary teachers include John Ferrillo of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Anne Gabriele of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.