Dwight Parry

Valade Fellow, Instructor of Oboe, Interlochen Arts Camp

Principal Oboe, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Oboe, Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

M.M., Oboe Performance, Cleveland Institute of Music; B.M., Oboe Performance, University of Southern California

Dwight Parry has been the principal oboist of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra since his appointment in 2007. Previously, he held the same position with the San Diego Symphony and was a Fellow with the New World Symphony. He has performed as guest principal oboist with groups including the New York Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, the Los Angeles Opera, and the Deutsche Symphonie of Berlin. He received his Master's Degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music with John Mack and his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Southern California with Allan Vogel and David Weiss, a gentleman who also taught him to surf.

Mr. Parry performs and teaches internationally in concertos, recitals, masterclasses, and chamber music. He is an Adjunct Faculty member at both the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and at Northern Kentucky University. He also teaches privately and gives masterclasses at schools and festivals throughout the year.

Mr. Parry is a Loreé Artist.