In addition to serving as principal oboist with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, Rebecka Rose has served as the principal oboist of the Rappahannock POPS Orchestra, VA and has performed with the Piedmont Symphony Orchestra, VA and the Long Bay Symphony, SC. She has performed in the northern Virginia/DC area and throughout eastern North Carolina. She maintains a private teaching studio of woodwind students, teaching oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and oboe reed making. Her students have been accepted to the Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra, North Carolina School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, George Mason University, and various all-state bands.
Ms. Rose is the Director of Music at Sneads Ferry Presbyterian and teaches at Carteret Community College in Morehead City, NC.
During her summers, Ms. Rose teaches at the Rappahannock Summer Music Camp in Spotsylvania, VA where she teaches oboe workshops, double reed chamber music, oboe reed making, music theory, and performs in the faculty woodwind quintet.
Ms. Rose’s principle teachers include Wayne Fritchie, Joseph Robinson, Susan Findley, and Jan Eberle.
Ms. Rose holds a Master of Arts in Music Education from Liberty University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Oboe Performance from Pensacola Christian College.
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!