Margaret Marco is the Professor of Oboe at The University of Kansas and principal oboist of The Kansas City Chamber Orchestra. Her career has taken her to prestigious venues in Venezuela, Japan, England, Canada, the Czech Republic, Spain, Italy and China. She has been a featured performer at several new music and double reed festivals such as the Festival of New American Music in Sacramento, California New Frontiers Music Festival in Laramie, Wyoming; The Sunflower Music Festival in Topeka, KS; Encuentro de Oboes y Fagotes, in Costa Rica and IDRS Conferences. She served as Chair of the IDRS Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox Oboe Competition from 2008-2017. Margaret was awarded commissioning grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Mid-America Arts Alliance, Mu Phi Epsilon and University of Kansas. She can be heard performing Copland’s Quiet City on NAXOS. Other recordings include her solo CD, Oboe Sonatas of the French Baroque and Fresh Ink and those on NAVONA Records.