Wind/Brass Faculty Instructional Lead, Oboe
Dr. Anna Bradford (She/Her) is a freelance oboist and music educator in the Boston area. She is a member of the Kalliope Reed Quintet, the Cape Ann Symphony, and the Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra, and also frequently appears with other orchestras around New England. As a soloist, Dr. Bradford was named the winner of the 2014 Ralph Gomberg Oboe Competition by the Boston Woodwind Society. She was also hailed by the Boston Musical Intelligencer as a “confident and sensitive player” for her past work with Symphony Nova’s chamber music program. As an educator, Dr. Bradford is passionate about teaching oboe and woodwind chamber music. She is also an oboe faculty member at the All-Newton Music School, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, the Dana Hall School of Music, and the Fenn School. She holds a Doctorate of the Musical Arts from Boston University, a Master’s of Music from Indiana University, and a Bachelor of Music degree from Western Michigan University. Her principal teachers have been Robert Sheena, Andrew Price, Linda Strommen, and Dr. Michael Miller.
B.M. Western Michigan University
M.M. Indiana University
D.M.A. Boston University