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Roger Roe

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Oboe

An active chamber musician and recitalist, Roger Roe has played oboe and English horn with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra since 1995 and has served on the faculty of Indiana University since 2001. During 2020-21, Roger has played with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and enjoyed time with his family in Texas. He has appeared with orchestras as soloist on oboe, oboe d’amore and English horn, as well as narrator for children’s concerts. His recording of trios for oboe, viola and piano, Wordless Verses, was released on the Naxos label in 2016. Roger has premiered or commissioned a number of new works for English horn and is interested in theatricality and improvisation in music, as well as the intersection of music and spirituality, enjoying recent collaborations with ministers, rabbis, dancers, actors, singers, poets and others on various liturgical and scholarly projects.

This Artist performs in the following events:

Handel Extravaganza; Nightcap #1; Tales of the Night; Baroque the Bank; Poets & Puppets; Summer Sounds; Meet the New Graf; Grumpy Hedgehog, Happy Oboe; Serenades at Noon; Early Keyboard Extravaganza; Nightcap #2; Bel Canto; Meet the Composer; Beethoven Meets the Mambo; Mendelssohn’s Magic; Plucked Heart-Strings; Shakespearean Fantasies; Tabula Rasa; Baroque Inside/Out; Nightcap #3; Viola, Viola; Baroque Lovers’ Afternoon; Historias de Cuba; JSB at the Blackfriars; Moses Memorial Lecture; Bach’s Mass in B Minor

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