One of the few outstanding baroque oboists in the U.S., Debra Nagy has been hailed for her "dazzling technique and soulful expressiveness" (Rocky Mountain News) and deemed a ”baroque oboist of consummate taste and expressivity” (Cleveland Plain Dealer). She performs with baroque ensembles and orchestras on both coasts including American Bach Soloists, Portland & Seattle’s Baroque Orchestras, Tempesta di Mare, REBEL, Apollo’s Fire, Musica Pacifica and many others. Ms. Nagy was the first-prize winner in the 2002 American Bach Soloists Young Artist Competition, is the director of Les Délices (whose debut recording was named “One of the Top Ten Early Music Discoveries of 2009”), and performs fifteenth-century music on shawms and recorders as a member of Ciaramella. A graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory and Case Western Reserve University, she was the First Prize winner of the 2002 American Bach Soloists Young Artists Competition. Ms. Nagy makes her home in Cleveland, which awarded her a 2010 Creative Workforce Fellowship (a program of the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture, generously funded by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture). In addition to maintaining a busy national performing schedule,Ms. Nagy iss currently a lecturer in Early Music Performance Practice at Case Western Reserve University. Visit www.debranagy.com
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