Jason Smoller — Oboe/English Horn
Jason Smoller maintains an active freelance performance career in New York City, where he has performed with The Chelsea Symphony, the Greenwich Village Orchestra, Apotheosis Opera, the Handel Festival Orchestra, and The Dream Unfinished. In addition to performances in many of New York’s most iconic venues, including Carnegie Hall and the Cathedral of St. John the Devine, he has performed with orchestras around the United States and in China, France, and the Dominican Republic. He has performed alongside Joshua Bell, Philippe Entremont, Itamar Zorman and under the batons of Kurt Masur, Lorin Maazel, Valery Gergiev, and Daniel Barenboim. He holds an MM degree in Orchestral Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied oboe with Stephen Taylor and Robert Botti and English horn with Tom Stacy, and a BA in French and Music from Brown University. By day, he is the Development and Communications Manager for The New York Pops orchestra.