Brad Hochhalter, Principal Oboe

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Brad has been principal oboist of the Portland Columbia Symphony since 1990. Brad studied with world-renowned oboist Marc Lifschey during the 1970's while living in the Bay Area Mr. Lifschey was principal oboe with the San Francisco symphony at the time, and notably, principal in the Cleveland Orchestra under Szell in the 1960's.

Brad has performed with the Oregon Symphony, Portland Opera, Berkeley Orchestra under Kent Nagano, the Santa Rosa Symphony, the Portland Chamber Orchestra and the Symphonia Concertante in Portland. Brad is also a member of the Madero Winds ensemble featuring a woodwind trio and quintet.