Critically acclaimed for her virtuosity and versatility, oboist Lisa Kozenko has appeared as a concerto soloist with The Nova Filarmonia of Portugal, National Orchestra of New York, and The National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico. She was a prizewinner of the 15th Louise D. McMahon International Music Competition. As a member of the Manhattan Wind Quintet, she was a finalist in the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation Chamber Music Competition and prizewinner of the Coleman, Fischoff, Monterey, Yellow Springs, and Chamber Music Chicago competitions. Lisa Kozenko has served as principal oboist of the New York City Opera National Company and has performed with The New York Philharmonic, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, The Grand Rapids Symphony, and The Bach Choir of Bethlehem. Currently Dr. Kozenko is Associate Professor of Oboe at Ball State University and Assistant Professor of Oboe and Chamber Music at Mannes School of Music at The New School College of the Performing Arts.
The Midwest Oboe Collective, will perform a delightful collection of oboe, english horn and mixed double reed quartets. Members are: Pamela Ajango, Instructor of Oboe, Butler University; John Dee, Professor of Oboe, University of Illinois; Lisa Kozenko, Professor of Oboe, Ball State University; and Courtney Miller, Professor of Oboe, University of Iowa.