Guest Artist Masterclass: Jack Cozen Harel, oboe

Event Date: 

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Event Date Details: 

Event Location: 

  • Karl Geiringer Hall (UCSB)

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Event Contact: 

Adriane Hill
Marketing and Communications Manager
UC Santa Barbara Department of Music
(805) 893-3230
Oboist Jack Cozen Harel will present a masterclass with students from the UCSB Oboe Studio on Thursday, May 31, 2018 from 3-5 pm in Karl Geiringer Hall.
Jack Cozen Harel joined the roster of Yamaha Performing Artists in 2008. Mr. Harel is Associate Professor of Oboe at the University of Akron. Active as a soloist and chamber musician, Mr. Harel has been recognized with numerous awards including: Best Classical Soloist by Downbeat Magazine, winner of the Baroness Leni Fe Bland Competition, winner of the Yamaha Young Performing Artist Competition, and the Guinness World Record for "Fastest Oboe Playing".
Mr. Harel began his professional career at age 18 as principal oboist of the San Francisco Sinfonietta. He has also performed with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra and serves on the faculty of the Cleveland Institute of Music and as solo oboist of the Solaris Quintet. Mr. Harel holds degrees from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Northwestern University, and the Colburn School, where he was the first oboist ever accepted into the prestigious conservatory program. His teachers include John de Lancie, James Moore, William Bennett, Grover Schiltz, and Allan Vogel. 
This event is sponsored by Yamaha


Jack Cozen Harel