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Adrienne Malley

Adrienne Malley
Adrienne Malley

Adrienne Malley is in high demand as a freelance performer and instructor in the San Francisco Bay Area. She held the position of principal oboe of the St. Peter's Chamber Orchestra from 2009-2011 and performs with many Bay Area ensembles including the San Francisco Symphony, Symphony Silicon Valley, and the regional symphonies of Berkeley, California, Monterey, Napa, Oakland, Santa Cruz, and Santa Rosa. In May 2012, she was a featured soloist in Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 with the San Francisco Symphony. An avid chamber musician, she is a founding member of the woodwind sextet, Frequency 49, and a member of Avenue Winds, a woodwind quintet dedicated to performing the music of local San Francisco Bay Area composers. She is a former founding member of the Divisa Ensemble, a chamber ensemble comprised of mixed winds and string instruments.

Adrienne is also a committed teacher. She maintains a pre-collegiate studio in Redwood City and is on faculty at Santa Clara University. She coaches young musicians in the El Camino Youth Symphony and has presented music education performances through the Community School of Music and Arts' Music4Schools program and the San Francisco Symphony's Adventures in Music program.

Adrienne received her Master of Music at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music and her Bachelor of Music in Oboe Performance at the University of Michigan School of Music. She was awarded third prize in the MTNA Ohio Woodwind Young Artist Competition. Her principal teachers include Nancy Ambrose King, Mark Ostoich, Harry Sargous, and Shelley Heron. She has also participated in master classes and music festivals with William Bennett, Elaine Douvas, Richard Killmer, John Mack, Christopher Philpotts, Harold Smoliar, Linda Strommen, and Sherry Sylar.