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Anna Lampidis, oboe and English horn, has earned a reputation as an orchestral player, soloist, chamber musician and teacher. Her playing as been described as “impeccable”, “lovely” and “outstanding” in concert reviews by Classical Voice North Carolina. She is currently Principal Oboe of the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra and also holds positions with the Greensboro Symphony, Carolina Pops, Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle and the Carolina Chamber Symphony Players. She has also performed with a number of other orchestras including the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, New Haven, New Britain, Waterbury and New World Symphonies.
Dr. Lampidis has performed at numerous conferences, conventions and festivals including the Long Leaf Opera Festival, Carolina Summer Music Festival, Florida Bandmasters Association, Sigma Alpha Iota, International Double Reed Society, College Band Director National Association, American Bandmasters Association, North Carolina Music Educators Association and the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of College Music Society.
As oboe soloist she has appeared with the Salisbury Symphony, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Florida Philharmonic, Sewanee Summer Music Festival, Boca Symphonic Pops, BCC Symphony, North Shore Concert Band (IL) and was also awarded 1st Prize in the Carmel (CA) Chamber Music Competition with fellow Yale classmates as a member of the Electra Quintet. She can be heard often as soloist at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (NC).
Orchestral tours have let to performances at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall and as far away as Soul, South Korea. She has premiered works by Michael Colgrass, and has recorded for composer Frank McCarty as well as the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, University of Miami Symphony Orchestra, University of North Carolina-Greensboro Wind Ensemble, Kindermusik International, Holy Trinity’s compact disc titled Consolation and Latin recording artist Juan Xavier.
A graduate with a BM from the University of Miami (Florida), Dr. Lampidis went on to pursue her MM at Yale University where she was recipient of the Lucy G. Moses Fellowship. Following her Master’s she attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she received her DMA. Her primary teachers have included Mary Ashley Barret, Ronald Roseman, and John J. Dee.
Since 2004, Dr. Lampidis has served as a member of the faculty at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina where she teaches oboe and performs with the Faculty Woodwind Quintet and Trio. She also serves on the music faculty at Salem College. She currently resides in Greensboro, North Carolina with her husband and two children and remains active as a private teacher, clinician and free-lance oboist.