Meet our Musicians: Dana Newcomb, Oboe

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Dana Newcomb is a freelance oboist living in Delaware and performing all along the mid-atlantic region. She is on the faculty of the Music School of Delaware, and currently serves as Associate Principal Oboe and solo English horn of the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra, as Second Oboe and solo English horn with the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, and as Co-Principal Oboe with the Endless Mountain Music Festival. She earned both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the Peabody Institute where she studied with Joseph Turner and Katherine Needleman, the former and current principal oboists of the Baltimore Symphony. She has had additional studies with Jane Marvine, Frank Rosenwein, Nathan Hughes, and Sherry Sylar. She is a Delaware native and happy to have her little girls grow up here too.