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Joel Evans
Skills: oboe, english horn
Styles: All Types
Bands: Hudson Valley Philharmonic

Joel Evans recently retired from his position as principal oboist with the United States Military Academy at West Point. He has been a familiar musical voice in the Hudson Valley area for many years. He is also English hornist with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, oboist with the Pone Ensemble and the Music in the Mountains Festival, and plays baroque and classical oboe with La Grande …curie, the resident historic instruments ensemble at SUNY New Paltz, where he also serves as adjunct lecturer of oboe and director of the Collegium Musicum. He is also on the faculty of Marist College. He has also performed with the American Symphony Orchestra, the Martha Graham Dance Company, the Atlantic Chamber Orchestra, and was principal oboist of the Albany Symphony Orchestra from 1982 to 1985. In the summer of 1990 he was invited to perform as soloist with the Burgenlšndisches Haydnfestspiele Sommerakademie in Eisenstadt, Austria. He leads a busy teaching schedule and has played in numerous TV and radio advertisements. Dr. Evans has recorded for Philo, Rounder, Koch International, CRI, and New World Records, and his playing has been heard all over the U.S. and Canada on tours as well as public radio and television broadcasts. He has appeared as soloist at Lincoln Center, Tanglewood, and the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. Dr. Evans holds degrees from the University of Maine and Columbia University, and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the City University of New York. He resides in Newburgh, NY with his wife, violist Valentina Charlap-Evans

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Phone: 845-926-7679

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