Ann Adams, Oboe
Ann Adams has been the professor of oboe and music education at Stetson University since 1989. She received the Doctor of Music in Performance, the Master of Music in Performance and the Master of Music Education degrees from Florida State University where she studied with Dr. Eric Ohlsson, and the Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from Western Michigan University where she studied with Dr. Robert Humiston.
Dr. Adams is an active recitalist and clinician and has appeared as a soloist with the Stetson University Wind Ensemble, the Bach Festival Orchestra of Winter Park, the Florida State University Wind Orchestra, and the Bach Festival Society of Kalamazoo. She is a frequent performer with various orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout central Florida, and her concerts were regularly featured on WMFE radio. Dr. Adams is a founding member of the faculty woodwind trio Tres Vientos and the faculty woodwind quintet Veritate Winds. Tres Vientos released their first compact disc in January of 2000, and Veritate Winds performed at the IDRS Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Dr. Adams has participated in the French Oboe Repertoire classes with Wayne Rapier and she performed a recital in Melbourne, Austrailia for the IDRS Conference in 2004. She is an active member of the International Double Reed Society, the College Music Society, the Music Educator's National Conference, the Florida Music Educator's Association, and the Florida Bandmaster's Association.