Michael Isaac Ripple, oboe
MICHAEL ISAAC RIPPLE is the Co-Artistic Director and Chief Operating Officer of The Horizon Series, a chamber music series in Washington, D.C. and summer festival in Erie, Pa. He is an in-demand teacher and chamber musician throughout the Mid South region, currently based in Memphis, TN. He is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music where he pursued his undergraduate degree in oboe performance as a student of Mr. Frank Rosenwein. He is also a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, as a student of Mr. Daniel Stolper. He was the founding oboist of Catharsis Winds, an international and national award winning wind quintet based in Cleveland, Ohio. He is currently pursuing his Masters in oboe performance as the student of Dr. Michelle Vigneau at the University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music. At the University of Memphis, he holds the oboe seat in the Pyramid Winds Graduate Woodwind Quintet.