Why Take Oboe Intensive

During this one-week intensive, you will work with world-renowned oboists and educators. Interlochen gathers talented young musicians to work together and alongside renowned oboe faculty. This is your opportunity to explore and develop your gifts, technique, and confidence

What You'll Learn

This program will help prepare you for auditions and study at the collegiate level. Our curriculum will challenge you to balance your time, perform with confidence, and learn new methods and technique. The curriculum includes:

  • Master classes
  • Workshops
  • Repertoire (sonata, concerto, etc.)
  • Orchestral excerpts
  • Études
  • Reed making and adjustment
  • Practice technique
  • Faculty performances
  • Small ensemble



Program Snapshot
Program Length
1 week
Program Dates
  • June 15, 2024 to June 21, 2024
Age Range
High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Applications CLOSED

Program Specialties

  • Master Classes
  • Oboe Ensembles. Auditions are held at the beginning of the week for placement. 

Meet the Faculty

This program will give you the opportunity to work with world-renowned oboe performers and educators. As members of prestigious ensembles, conservatories, and higher-education institutions, our faculty bring real-world experience to lessons, rehearsals, and performance.

Please note the gallery may showcase previous instructors.

All Faculty

Cassie Pilgrim

Cassie Pilgrim

Instructor of Oboe

Martin Schuring

Instructor of Oboe

Recent Guest Artists

  • Nathan Hughes Principal Oboe at Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
  • Elizabeth Tiscione, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Kennesaw State University

Distinguished Faculty

Our faculty of distinguished professional musicians and instructors are active participants in the music world. They are eager to share their knowledge and help you succeed. 

The Music Center

Our state-of-the-art music facility has two 3,500 square-foot rehearsal halls, two recording studios—which allow for rehearsal and performance recordings in multiple venues on campus—multiple ensemble and practice rooms, and individual faculty teaching studios. Learn more about The Music Center.

Additional Opportunities

Students interested in a multi-week, ensemble-based program are invited to also apply to the high school Orchestra & Wind Ensemble program, which begins immediately following this one-week intensive.

Interlochen is also home to the Arts Academy boarding high school, which offers a six music programs for grades 9-12, as well as a post-graduate year.