Oboe

Male oboe student performs with the concert orchestra in Corbett Auditorium

The study of oboe at CCM is strongly performance based. The cornerstone of all degree programs is private lessons with faculty, who serve as mentors for students and direct their individual musical, performing and teaching growth. 

The curriculum emphasizes the development of the well-rounded, holistic musician by providing a solid background in music history and theory as well as areas specific to each musical medium. Undergraduate students enjoy a close collaboration with the University of Cincinnati through a general education core that supplements their education with academic course work while graduate students specialize more precisely in their chosen field.

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Dwight R Parry

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Oboe

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Titus O. Underwood

Associate Professor of Oboe

CCM's admissions process begins on August 1 (undergraduate) and September 1 (graduate) for entrance in the following year's fall semester. All application materials must be submitted on or before December 1 to be considered for specific scholarship awards. Visit the CCM Admissions website for additional application instructions.

Pre-screening and Audition Requirements

Pre-screening

Applicants must submit the required pre-screening materials via getacceptd.com/ccm on or before December 3 in order to be considered for admissions and invited for an audition.

Pre-screening Requirements

  • Mozart Concerto - first movement Exposition
  • At least two contrasting sonata or concerto selections 
  • At least one etude of Barret or Ferling 
  • Three orchestral excerpts 

Audition

Audition Requirements

  • Mozart Concerto - first movement Exposition
  • At least two contrasting sonata or concerto selections 
  • At least one etude of Barret or Ferling 
  • Three orchestral excerpts 
  • The same material that was used for pre-screening may be used for the audition

Pre-screening

Applicants must submit the required pre-screening materials via getacceptd.com/ccm on or before December 3 in order to be considered for admissions and invited for an audition.

Pre-screening Requirements

  • Selections which represent current performance capabilities from a variety of musical styles and periods 

Audition

Audition Requirements

  • Mozart Concerto - first movement exposition; third movement Rondo Theme, plus 
  • Three contrasting solo, sonata, or concerto selections 
  • Two contrasting etudes of Ferling or Barret 
  • At least three orchestral excerpts

News and Events

Nashville Symphony Orchestra Principal Oboist Titus Underwood...

April 30, 2021

UC College-Conservatory of Music Dean Stanley E. Romanstein has announced the addition of accomplished oboist Titus Underwood to the college’s roster of distinguished performing and media arts faculty members. Principal Oboe of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Underwood is an Emmy Award-winner and a 2021 recipient of the Sphinx Medal of Excellence Award. His new appointment as Associate Professor of Oboe at CCM begins on Aug. 15, 2021.

Watch the CCM Philharmonia's Sept. 20 performance

February 24, 2021

In addition to the CCMONSTAGE Online series of digital concerts and performing arts productions, the UC College-Conservatory of Music is also presenting virtual performances through its CCMONSTAGE Archives companion series. Our newest installment in this ongoing series features the CCM Philharmonia student orchestra performing Antonín Dvořák's Serenade for Wind Instruments, Op. 44 (1878) and Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 103 in E-flat Major, D. 944 (“Drumroll”) (1795). Led by Director of Orchestral Studies Mark Gibson, this archival performance footage was recorded in Corbett Auditorium on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020.

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