Oboe and English Horn
Michael Rueda is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Music in Oboe Performance, and is currently based in Evanston, Illinois, where he is pursuing a Master’s of Music in Oboe Performance. Rueda is the winner of the 2017 Ohio State University concerto competition and has been a finalist in both the Miami Classical Music Festival concerto competition and the Miami of Ohio Lorée Day competition. Specializing in English Horn, Michael is a proficient oboe and English horn reed maker / salesman and also holds a certificate of oboe repair from the Colorado Institute of Musical Instrument Technology.
Michael has performed in New York’s Carnegie Hall, Chicago’s Symphony Hall, Cincinnati’s Music Hall, and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the performing arts in Miami, Florida. He has performed in masterclasses for numerous artists such as Jamie Roberts, Frank Rosenwein, Dwight Parry, Andrea Ridilla, and Robert Morgan. Michael played clarinet in high school marching band, and proceeded to learn the mellophone and became a member of The Ohio State University Marching Band. In addition to teaching private lessons, Rueda is committed to helping other woodwind students discover the oboe and see if it is right for them and their families.