Adjunct Professorial Lecturer
Department of Performing Arts
Meg Owens, instructor of oboe in the applied music program, owns eight oboes of various shapes and sizes and enjoys playing all of them. She performs with many Washington, DC area orchestras and local chamber music series. In demand as a performer on historical oboes, Ms. Owens appears regularly with some of North America's major Baroque orchestras, including Tafelmusik, American Bach Soloists, Washington Bach Consort, Opera Lafayette, Rebel, Apollo's Fire, National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra, Tempesta di Mare, Mercury Baroque, and the Magnolia Baroque Festival. She has recorded for the Naxos, Koch International Classics, and Eclectra labels. Hailing from Wilmington, North Carolina, Ms. Owens received music degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the Manhattan School of Music, and holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the City University of New York. Ms. Owens also teaches oboe at the Episcopal High School, and runs M3E, the contemporary music ensemble at George Mason University. Her major teachers include Ronald Roseman, Joseph Robinson, James Prodan, Washington McClain, and Randall Cook.