Marie has traveled the country performing with different orchestras and ensembles including the Pennsylvania Philharmonic where she is Principal Oboe, South Florida Symphony, the Lancaster Symphony (acting Principal 2015-2016), Garden State Philharmonic (Preferred Principal, baroque music ensembles (on period instruments), and others throughout the Midwest, Los Angeles and the greater New Jersey area. She has taught at schools in Michigan and held the mentor position at the Detroit civic ensembles for two years before moving to Cleveland. She holds a doctorate in music performance from Rutgers University where she held an assistantship, a masters from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and a bachelors from Michigan State University. She hand makes and sells professional and student oboe reeds.
Perform as principal oboe and coach wind sections as well as mentor and lead the section during rehearsals.
The International Double Reed Society (IDRS) was established in December of 1971 and is a world-wide organization of double reed (oboe and bassoon family) players, instrument manufacturers and enthusiasts. The society has over 4,400 members from 56 countries. Within the United States, 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are represented.