David Owen (Oboe)

David Owen received a Master of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music after studies with Perry Bauman (former Principal Oboe, Toronto Symphony) and Wayne Rapier (Assistant Principal Oboe, Boston Symphony). He is currently principal oboe of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra and Turning Point Ensemble, and has performed as Principal Oboe and English Horn soloist with the Vancouver Symphony, CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Vancouver New Music Ensemble, Canadian Chamber Orchestra, and Banff Festival Orchestra. David has participated in numerous radio broadcasts of symphonic, opera and chamber music repertoire, and appears in recordings on the ATMA Classique, CMC Centredisc, CBC Records, Orlando Records, and Universal Music Canada labels. He is also a certified teacher of the Alexander Technique and a recently-retired lawyer.