One of the few outstanding baroque oboists in the United States, 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 principal oboe with Apollo's Fire and fifteenth-century music on shawms and recorders with Ciaramella.


  • Oberlin Conservatory
  • Conservatory of Amsterdam
  • Case Western Reserve University

Teaching Experience

  • Cleveland Institute of Music
    • Oboe faculty
  • American Bach Soloists’ Summer Academy
    • Artist faculty
  • Masterclasses:
    • Juilliard
    • Cleveland Institute of Music
    • San Francisco Conservatory
    • Cincinnati Conservatory
    • University of Washington