Margaret Owens

Oboe, Baroque Oboe

In demand throughout North America as a performer and teacher on historical oboes, Margaret Owens is a founding member of the chamber music group Kleine Kammermusik, whose 2017 album Fanfare and Filigree (Acis) has received critical acclaim. She is a featured soloist with Ensemble Sprezzatura and is on faculty in the historical performance institutes of Indiana University and Peabody. Ms. Owens earned degrees in oboe performance at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the Manhattan School of Music, and the City University of New York, where her doctoral work focused on the oboe bands and their role in the entertainments at Louis XIV’s court. She is an active participant in the musical life of the Washington, DC area and appears each summer with Charlotte Bach Festival, Staunton Music Festival, Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute, and Amherst Early Music Festival.

This Artist performs in the following events:

Handel Extravaganza, Water Music, Love Stories, Summer Serenades, Children's Corner, Scenes from Childhood, Contrasts, Early Keyboard Extravaganza, Heucke Meets Mendelssohn, Take Five, Summer Sounds, (Neo)Baroque, Schubertiade, Baroque Inside/Out, Serenades at Noon, Baroque Lovers' Afternoon, Memories & Roses, Hello & Goodbye, Finale: Haydn's Creation