Known for his bold and charismatic playing, oboist ZACHARY BOEDING enjoys an exciting, varied performing career throughout the United States and Canada.
Recently appointed the Assistant Principal/Second Oboist of the San Antonio Symphony, Zachary has performed with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Kansas City, Princeton, and Bay Atlantic Symphonies, and Boston’s Discovery Ensemble. Additionally, he was a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center and a core member of the new orchestral training program, The Orchestra Now (TŌN) at Bard College.
As a recitalist and emcee, he has presented across North America in venues like Washington D.C.’s Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Jordan Hall in Boston, and the Salle Bourgie of the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal. A dedicated performer of contemporary music, Zachary has premiered and performed new works with Boston Musica Viva, Boston’s New Music Initiative, Philadelphia’s Network for New Music, among others.
Zachary, a Kansas City native, holds a Master’s degree from McGill University Schulich School of Music and a Bachelor’s degree from New England Conservatory of Music; he studied with Theodore Baskin and John Ferrillo, respectively. Further studies with Anne Marie Gabriele, Jonathan Blumenfeld, Barbara Bishop, and Daniel Stolper have been equally integral to his formation.