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Oboe Group Lesson with Dr. Vavrikova (Middle School and High School Students)

Oboe Group Lesson with Dr. Vavrikova (Middle School and High School Students)

Date and Time

Friday, December 1, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM


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Room 1410
Haas Center for Performing Arts


Middle school and high school oboists are invited to register for a 90-minute Group Oboe Lesson with Dr. VavYíková. This event is free, but the number of participants is limited. Registration opens on October 1 and closes on November 15.

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Dr. Marlen Vavrikova is Professor of Music at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. She was also Visiting Professor at the University of Ostrava (2022) and Visiting Instructor of Oboe at the Interlochen Arts Academy (2017). During summers she teaches at the bi-annual Ostrava Oboe Master Classes. Her playing was praised as "beautiful throughout, with a sensitive and lyrical touch, sure technique and intonation, and a range of dynamics unusually wide for oboists." (Fanfare) The compact disc "Petr Eben: Chamber Music for Oboe" was recognized as "one of the most important issues there has ever been of Eben's music." (Dvorak Society) Dr. Vavrikova earned an Artist Diploma from the Janacek Conservatory in Ostrava where she studied with Gabriel Sykora and Josef Zidek, a Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music where she studied with Professor Richard Killmer, and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana where she studied with professors Nancy Ambrose King and Dan Stolper.

This event has been tagged as arts, and music.


For more information, please visit: Woodwinds at GVSU


Dr. Marlen Vavrikova
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