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Dr. Warren 

Dr. Jessica Warren is an in-demand oboist, performing with ensembles including the National Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, Richmond Symphony, Eclipse Chamber Orchestra, Wintergreen Festival Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Portland Symphony Orchestra, and Virginia Symphony Orchestra. She has joined United States Air Force Band on two multi-state tours, including as guest Principal Oboe in Spring 2024. She has been a recurring featured soloist with the Berkshire Bach Society, was a an oboe fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center in 2017 and 2018. 


Dr. Warren currently serves as Professorial Lecturer of Music at the Corcoran School of Arts and Design at George Washington University in Washington, DC. She has worked with advanced high school and college oboists at the Interlochen Center for the Arts, New England Conservatory Preparatory School, and as an Associate Instructor at Indiana University. 


She is a gouging machine repair specialist for Harvard Double Reeds. Her dissertation, "Significant Learning as Reedmaking Pedagogy", evaluated and reimagined collegiate reedmaking curricula. She also regularly presents lectures and masterclasses in the area of mindfulness in reedmaking and practicing. 

Dr. Warren earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Boston University, studying under John Ferrillo. She was a student of Linda Strommen at Indiana University, where she received a Performer Diploma and Master of Music degree, and holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Ohio State University, where she studied with Robert Sorton. She currently lives, performs, and teaches in Washington, D.C.

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