Alicia Maloney

Alicia M.

Houston, TX

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About

Alicia delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 8+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2006

Alicia is a professional oboist and teacher based in Houston, TX. She holds a BM in Oboe Performance and an MM in Music Education from Boston University and has been teaching oboe privately since 2006. Before relocating to Texas, she was on faculty at the Community Music Center of Boston, the Dana Hall School of Music, Boston Latin School, and the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras. Alicia is experienced in teaching oboists of all levels and ages.

Experience

Second Oboe
Sep 2014 - Present
Claflin Hill Symphony (Milford, MA)

Oboist / Founding member
Jan 2014 - Present
Hathor Winds

Wind quintet based in Boston, MA.
For more information, please see hathorwinds.com

Oboe Faculty
Aug 2014 - Aug 2016
Dana Hall School of Music (Wellesley, MA)

Oboe Faculty
Jun 2014 - Aug 2016
Community Music Center of Boston

Principal Oboe
Aug 2013 - Jun 2016
Symphony Nova (Boston, MA)

Oboe / Chamber Music Faculty
Sep 2011 - Jun 2016
Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras

Oboe Faculty
Sep 2012 - May 2014
Boston University Music Organizations

Coached sectionals and chamber ensembles for non-performance majors at Boston University.

Oboe Faculty
Jan 2012 - Aug 2013
Music Education for Development Agency (MESDA)

Harvard University-based organization providing music education to underdeveloped countries around the world.

Education

Master of Music in Music Education
May 2012 - May 2014
Boston University
Bachelor of Music in Oboe Performance
May 2007 - May 2011
Boston University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
French
Limited Proficiency

Awards

Theodore Presser Scholarship
Apr 2010
Boston University School of Music

Photos & Videos

Oboe lessons during my teaching residency in Veracruz, Mexico (2013)

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Teaching private lessons at the 2012 Bi-National Youth Orchestra of Haiti and the Dominican Republic

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Leading a public woodwind masterclass during my residency in Veracruz, Mexico (2013)

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3 Reviews

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Nick Sep 1, 2016
Oboe · In studio

Aside from being a fantastic performer of all genres, Alicia has a profound knowledge of music theory, history, and pedagogy. She introduces concepts and techniques in an effective manner, and her communication skills are impeccable.

Carl Aug 31, 2016
Oboe · In home

Alicia was such an attentive and thoughtful teacher. Every time we tackled a project together she found just the right tools and concepts to help me succeed. Apart from her taylormade teaching, Alica also has an extremely varied background. Often times in our lessons together she would draw on personal experiences whether it be chamber music, solo performances, orchestral repertoire, music education, and even taking auditions. In short I would highly recommend any aspiring (beginning-professional) oboe players to consider studying with Alicia - she transformed my playing immensely and could do the same for you!

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Michelle Aug 31, 2016
Oboe · In home

Alicia started my daughter on oboe two years ago and has been an exceptional teacher since the start. Intelligent, enthusiastic, and sensitive to her students' needs. We are sad to see her leave Boston but know she'll make many new students happy in Houston!

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