Amy Dinsmore has studied with Peter Bloom, Louis Speyer, Joel Timm, Fred Cohen and Joe Turner. She is a graduate of The Boston Conservatory where she earned her B.A. degree in Applied Oboe. Subsequently, she earned a Master of Arts Degree in Music from Smith College.
Ms. Dinsmore has extensive experience performing with orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout New England. She holds the position of Principal Oboe with the Waltham Symphony, the New Hampshire Philharmonic and the French Symphony of Boston. She has also served as principal oboe with the Raylinmore Opera Company in Peterborough, NH and principal oboe and English horn with the Project Opera of Massachusetts in Northampton.
She is an active performer, frequently appearing in solo recitals as well as performances with orchestras. She has played with the Delaware Symphony Orchestra, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (MD) and the Nashua Symphony Orchestra (NH), the Baltimore Choral Arts Orchestra, and the Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra among others. She has performed in recitals at the Tamworth Music Festival (NH), the Manor House Series (Glenelg, MD) the Walden School Concert Series (NH) and has appeared with the Iris Chamber Players, the Aviva Chamber Players and the Valley Baroque Ensemble (Holyoke, MA).
Ms. Dinsmore is also recognized as a teacher. She has taught in community music schools in Massachusetts, and the Peabody Preparatory in Maryland and currently maintains a private teaching studio in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Professional Associations & Certifications
- Member, United Federation of Union Musicians, Local 9-535.
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Maybe you or your child plays in the school or community band or orchestra. You are doing okay, but are having trouble with some aspects of playing and because of this you are not able to go to the next level. Or maybe you have an audition coming up and could use some extra help. A private teacher can give you much more guidance than a band or orchestra conductor or even your school music teacher in a group lesson.
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For over 25 years Amy Dinsmore has been active as a music teacher and performer. Her teaching style is disciplined and informative, but fun, encompassing every aspect of music. You will not only learn repertoire, but you will also learn the history behind the repertoire and the appropriate style in which to play it. Handmade oboe and English horn reeds, made to order using the traditional American style scrape.
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