Kristen Cooke


Soloist, teacher, chamber musician...

Recently named a BC Emerging Musician by the Royal Over-Seas League, Kristen Cooke is an active soloist, private teacher, chamber musician, and orchestral player based in Vancouver. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Musical Arts in oboe performance at the University of British Columbia, where she studies with Beth Orson of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. 

Originally from Ottawa, Kristen holds the degrees of Bachelor of Music from Wilfrid Laurier University and Master of Music from Boston University. Her principal instructors have been James Mason (Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony) and Mark McEwen (Boston Symphony), as well as masterclasses with Chip Hamann, Sarah Jeffrey, Alex Klein, and Hansjorg Schellenberger. Summer training has included the National Academy Orchestra, Domaine Forget, Orford Orchestra, NYO Canada, and the National Arts Centre Young Artist Program. Kristen is a current member of the Fireside Quintet.

To learn more about Kristen, please visit her website.

Kristen is performing at the Earl of March Indoor Stage Show - 12:45 pm.

Fantasia no.2 in A minor, by Georg Philip Telemann (1681-1767) I. Grave, II. Vivace, III. Adagio, IV. Allegro
Calla Lilies by Marjan Mozetich (b.1948) Oboe Sonata, op.166 III. Allegro by Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)



Kristen Cooke, Oboist


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