Cheryl Bishkoff, oboe and English horn

CHERYL PRIEBE BISHKOFF -- oboe/English horn/oboe d'amore,

described as “a musician of incredible artistry” (Richmond News Leader), is universally recognized for her inspiring musicality, uniquely glorious sound and charismatic performing style. Her recent appearances include performances of the Vaughn William Concerto with the Pennsylvania Sinfonia, the J.S. Bach F Major Concerto at the Bach and Beyond Festival and the Bach Double Concerto at the Valley Vivaldi Festival. Ms Bishkoff is in her twenty-second season as principal oboe of the Rhode Island Philharmonic. In addition, she performs regularly with the Boston Ballet and is principal oboe of Symphony New Hampshire and the Pennsylvania Sinfonia. Ms Bishkoff has served as acting principal oboe of the Buffalo Philharmonic and as principal of numerous other orchestras including the New Hampshire Symphony, the Albany Symphony, the Lancaster Festival Orchestra, the Wheeling Symphony and the Virginia Symphony. An accomplished recitalist, she frequently appears both as soloist and in chamber music programs. Ms Bishkoff is the Adjunct Artist of Oboe at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY and Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. She has recorded with the Bethlehem Bach Festival on the Dorian label and the Analekta labels.