Music Department - St. Cloud State University

Music Department - St. Cloud State University

Adjunct Instructor: Oboe

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Andrea Newhouse Fedele pursued her Bachelor of Music degree in oboe performance with Marion Arthur Kuszyk at the University of Missouri - Kansas City, graduating in 1995.  She received her Master of Music degree in 1997 from Indiana University in Bloomington where she studied with Marc Lifschey, and began to study the Alexander Technique.  Andrea then went to Urbana, IL, to pursue both a Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) degree with Nancy Ambrose King, and an Alexander Technique teaching certificate. 

In 2000, Andrea completed the three-year training course at the Urbana Center for the Alexander Technique with teachers Joan and Alex Murray and became a certified teacher of the Alexander Technique.  She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2003 with a DMA degree after completing her thesis entitled, “The Alexander Technique: A Basis for Oboe Performance and Teaching.” 

Andrea is Principal Oboist of the St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra and has played oboe and English horn with the Indianapolis Symphony, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, the Chicago Civic Orchestra, the New World Symphony, and the Kansas City Symphony.  She has also participated in many music festivals such as the Banff Centre for the Arts, the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria, the National Orchestral Institute, the Chatauqua Institution, and the Sarasota Music Festival. Andrea is currently teaching oboe at St. Cloud State University and the College of Saint Benedict/St. John’s University and maintains a private oboe studio as well as Alexander Technique studio in the St. Cloud area.

D.M.A. - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

M.M. - Indiana University Bloomington

B.M. - University of Missouri-Kansas City

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