CORE MEMBERS

 

EMILY DIANGELO

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Founder • Artistic Director • Oboe

Emily DiAngelo is an oboist, educator, and passionate advocate for performing and commissioning new music.  Emily currently teaches oboe at Cornell University and Luzerne Music Center.

She performs often with Symphoria, Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Tri-Cities Opera, and many other ensembles both in Central NY and New York City.

Emily is also candidate for the Doctor of Music arts degree at the Manhattan School of Music.

 

JESSICA SMITH

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General Manager • Flute

Jessica Smith received her M.M in Flute Performance from Ithaca College and B.M. from Eastern Michigan University.  Since graduation, Jessica continues to teach and perform in the Ithaca area.  As an ardent supporter and performer of new music, Jessica is thrilled to collaborate with local musicians and composers through the Ithaca New Music Collective.

JOSH OXFORD

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Artistic Director • Composer 

Josh Oxford is a composer, arranger, and performer of myriad styles of music. He has performed throughout the country, especially in his native central New York, on piano, percussion, and synthesizer.  After suffering a debilitating car crash, Josh has devoted his energy to composing.  His music can be heard on Aaron Tindall’s award-winning recording This Is My House and on The OXtet’s debut CD. 

 

 

JACOB GUNNAR WALSH

JACOB GUNNAR WALSH

Composer • Oboe

Jacob Gunnar Walsh from Chepachet, Rhode Island graduated Ithaca College in 2015 with a B.M. in Music Composition and a B.M. in Oboe Performance, having studied oboe with Dr. Paige Morgan, and composition with Dr. Dana Wilson and Dr. Jorge Villavicencio Grossman.  Jake draws inspiration from all genres and styles of music, taking elements of pop, jazz, folk, and musical theatre and incorporating them into a more "classical" concert hall type setting.