- Teaches students:
- Ages 10+
- Teaching since:
Fiona Slaughter attends the University of Arkansas, where she is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Music in Oboe Performance. Slaughter plays in the U of A Orchestra, Dulcet Tones Wind Quintet, and she is principal oboist of the Wind Ensemble. Slaughter has studied oboe with Dr. Theresa Delaplain for five years.
Slaughter is an active member of the music community in Northwest Arkansas. She has performed with the Arkansas Philharmonic, Opera Fayetteville, Ozark Family Opera Company, and in church services.
In the summers of 2017 and 2016, Slaughter attended the Prague Summer Nights festival, where she played oboe and English horn in opera, orchestra, and chamber music. In 2017 Slaughter also was an oboe fellow at the Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival. Slaughter has attended master classes with Nancy Ambrose King, Erin Hannigan, Josef Špaček, Sherrill Milnes, Lauren Roth, Walter Seyfarth, Melissa Bosma, Martin Schuring, and Andrew Parker. In 2016, Slaughter won 1st place Collegiate Oboist in the Midwest Double Reed Society Young Artist Competition. In 2017, she was principal oboist of the Arkansas Intercollegiate Band. In 2017, Slaughter looks forward to continuing her studies at the U of A and joining the Fort Smith Symphony oboe section.
Fiona is very patient and a great teacher!