Jason Lichtenwalter

YAS Faculty

Instruments: Oboe, English Horn
Education: M.M., Eastman School of Music; B.M., Oberlin Conservatory
Currently Teaching: Summer Programs

Jason Lichtenwalter joined the Colorado Symphony as oboist/English hornist in 2002 and has held the same position with the Britt Festival Orchestra since 1998.  Besides prior positions with the Dallas Opera Orchestra (Principal), Honolulu Symphony (2nd/Asst Principal, Acting English Horn), and East Texas Symphony (Principal), he has also performed with the Dallas, Fort Worth, and New World symphonies, the Naples and Boulder philharmonics, Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, and Colorado Bach Ensemble.  As a featured soloist, he has appeared on oboe, oboe d’amore, and English horn. He currently serves as adjunct faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder and earned oboe performance degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory and Eastman School of Music, where he studied with James Caldwell and Richard Killmer.  He has pursued post-graduate studies with Elaine Douvas, Robert Walters, Mark Ackerman, and David Matthews.