New York based oboist, Erin Lensing, has performed with the Charleston Symphony, Bronx Opera, Orchestra of the Bronx, Manhattan Symphonie, Symphoria, Rochester Chamber Orchestra, Finger Lakes Opera, and as a sub on Broadway. Erin has also performed contemporary music with Ensemble Signal, Contemporaneous, Ossia, Eastman Musica Nova, and at the Eastman Computer Music Center, and has appeared at summer music festivals including the 2016 Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston and the 2014 Klangspuren Ensemble Modern Academy in Austria. She also has performed with the Eastman Wind Ensemble, Lone Star Wind Orchestra, and has recorded with the North Texas Wind Symphony for the GIA Windworks label and the “Teaching Music through Performance in Band” series, Eastman Wind Ensemble, and Empire Film Music Ensemble. Erin maintained a teaching studio while in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, teaching oboists from beginners to advanced high school students, and taught oboe to undergraduates from the University of Rochester as a graduate teaching assistant at the Eastman School of Music.
In addition to building a freelance career, Erin works as administrative assistant for the Mivos Quartet, Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, and on the production staff at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in New York City. Erin is also a founding member and Co-Executive Director of the Maryland Wind Festival in Frederick, Maryland.
Erin received her BM in Performance from the University of North Texas in 2013, studying with James Ryon and Charles Veazey, and her MM in Performance and Literature with an Arts Leadership Certificate at the Eastman School of Music in 2015, studying with Richard Killmer.