School of Music
Oboist ToniMarie Marchioni is a performer, educator, arts advocate, and administrator.
Dr. Marchioni is a member of the IRIS Orchestra and Decoda and was the Acting Second Oboe for the National Symphony Orchestra, 2017-18. She is an Alumna of Ensemble Connect/The Academy under the auspices of Carnegie Hall and The Juilliard School. She has appeared with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony, Nashville Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra, American Ballet Theater, Grant Park Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, New Jersey Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, Peoria Symphony, Georgia Woodwind Quintet, and Continuum. Other engagements include the Carnegie Hall's collected stories festival, Moab Music Festival, New Harmony Music Festival, the Stefan Wolpe Society, and New York's Spectrum.
She has collaborated with members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New York Philharmonic, and Paris Conservatoire. She participated in the Aspen and Castleton festivals and has worked with conductors including Sir Simon Rattle, Christoph Eschenbach, James DePreist, and Michael Tilson Thomas.
Dr. Marchioni has performed with Ensemble Connect at Carnegie Hall, the New York Classical Players, Orquesta Philarmónica del Ecuador, the New Juilliard Ensemble, and the Moab Music Festival.
Appointed to the University of Kentucky in 2013, she is a lecturer/performer at International Double Reed Society conferences. Masterclasses include Indiana University, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Vanderbilt University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Iowa, University of Georgia, University of South Carolina, the Kentucky Governors School for the Arts, The Midwest Clinic, Georgia Music Educators Association, and Kentucky Music Educators Association.
Dr. Marchioni has taught with Sinfonia Por La Vida and has held positions at the University of Georgia, New Harmony Music Festival, Las Vegas Music Festival, and the American Festival for the Arts. As a fellow in Ensemble Connect, she participated in a residency with the New York Department of Education. With Decoda, she participated in residency with students in Abu Dhabi.
Dr. Marchioni’s performances and interviews: as a chamber musician on BBC Radio 3's Composer of the Week and KUHF’s The Front Row, as a featured soloist on NPR/PRI's From the Top, as a musician on NPR’s Performance Today, Classical WETA's Listen Live and NSO Showcase, and PBS’s Live from Lincoln Center, and as a “castaway” on WITF’s Desert Island Discs. She's been published in the Juilliard Journal and Carnegie Hall’s Playbill.
She holds a BA from Harvard University, and MM and DMA from The Juilliard School.