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  • New Music Symposium

    October 29, 2016, 1:30 pm
    Studio 113

    Guest composer Augusta Read Thomas discusses her music and approach to composition

  • Pre-Concert Discussion: Boulez Legacy Series

    October 30, 2016, 3:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Pre-concert Panel Discussion: Reflections on Boulez

    Augusta Read Thomas, University of Chicago; Susan McClary, Case Western Reserve University; and Joshua Smith, principal flute, The Cleveland Orchestra; moderated by Keith Fitch.

  • Boulez Legacy Series

    October 30, 2016, 4:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Boulez the Advocate and Mentor 

    CIM New Music Ensemble
    Keith Fitch, director
    Augusta Read Thomas, guest composer
    Joshua Smith, flute

Elizabeth Camus served as second oboist of The Cleveland Orchestra from 1979 until 2011. Prior to her Cleveland appointment, she was principal oboe of the San Antonio and Atlanta Symphonies, and appeared as soloist with both groups. A native of New Orleans, she was youth soloist with both the New Orleans Symphony and The Cleveland Orchestra. She currently serves as Coordinator of Woodwind Chamber Music and Professor of Oboe at CIM. Previous faculty appointments include Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory, Cleveland State University and Kent State University, as well as Agnes Scott College and Georgia State University in Atlanta, and Brevard Music Festival. She has given master classes in many venues in the United States, Canada, and Japan, and for many years was woodwind and chamber music coach of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra. Her former students, both oboists and other woodwind professionals, hold teaching and performing positions throughout the country and abroad. She is in her third term as a member of the board of directors of the Youth Orchestra Division of the League of American Orchestras. Ms. Camus holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Cleveland State University, completed upon her retirement from The Cleveland Orchestra.

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