Oboe & English Horn
Mayu Isom is 2nd Oboe and English horn with Houston Grand Opera and 3rd Oboe with Houston Ballet Orchestra; she currently serves as Acting Principal Oboe with both orchestras. Earlier this season, Isom appeared as a soloist with the Houston Ballet Orchestra, performing English horn on Aaron Copland’s “Quiet City" as well as Stanton Welch's "Orange" comprised of a five-movement Vivaldi oboe concerti. Previously, she resided in Boston and was a student of John Ferrillo and Anne Marie Gabriele. Isom had earned her Master's at Rice University, the Shepherd School of Music with Robert Atherholt. She received her Bachelor's at Indiana University under Linda Strommen, where she was awarded the prestigious Jacobs Scholarship...