12. October 2007 · Comments Off · Categories: Concert Announcements, Ramble

Ingle has been the Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s principal oboist for a decade, and holds the same honor with the Northwest Indiana Symphony, the New Philharmonic in Glen Ellyn at College of DuPage and, in what’s been her hometown since June, the South Bend Symphony in Indiana.

When not performing, she’s an instructor at Valparaiso University, the Pine Mountain Music Festival in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and, most recently, Goshen College.

(Read here)

Yes, really. Four orchestras. Two schools. And a music festival. Put together you finally have a career. Maybe. :-)

But would I have things any other way? I don’t think so. I realize that the top notch players in the big orchestras don’t have quite that kind of life, but, well, I find the variety of what I do lots of fun. And I’m rarely bored.

Me? Let’s see: symphony, opera, ballet (at least for Nutcracker), musical theatre (when they need me), private students, two universities. It’s a good life. You just have to be very good about keeping the calendar up to date!

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