Dr. Jennifer Muehrcke has performed oboe professional in ensembles throughout the United States, including the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, Bowdoin International Festival Orchestra, and Ohio Light Opera. Her primary instruments include oboe, English horn and voice as a Mezzo Soprano. She also performs and instructs flute, clarinet, saxophone and bassoon. Dr. Muehrcke is currently an Instructor of Music at Cape Fear Community College where she teaches Music Theory, Music Appreciation, Applied Voice, and conducts the CFCC Chorus. She also founded Wind Song Studios where she teaches voice and woodwinds.
She has earned three degrees in music, a Bachelor of Music from Kent State University, a Master of Music from Louisiana State University, and a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Washington. Throughout her career, Dr. Muehrcke has performed in a variety of ensembles that have toured internationally.
Dr. Muehrcke loves traveling, languages, hiking, camping, runing, exercising, reading, bird watching and Apple computers. She is an active member at Port City Community Church.
In addition to playing orchestra concerts, many of the WSO musicians also provide music for special occasions such as weddings, receptions, anniversaries and birthdays. Many also offer offer private music instruction for both school-age and adult students — please contact each player individually with contact information provided on their biography page.
Mary Jo White
Typical groupings of instruments include string trios and quartets (violin, viola, cello), brass groups (trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba), and woodwind ensembles (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon). Musicians also serve as soloists at special occasions such as:
• HOLIDAY GATHERINGS
• CORPORATE EVENTS
• SOCIAL EVENTS
• DINNER PARTIES
• MEMORIAL SERVICES
• BABY SHOWERS
• and more!