Oboe: Dione Chandler

In 2014 Dr. Dione Chandler joined the faculty at Stetson University as Adjunct Professor of Oboe and Director of the annual Double Reed Workshop, an intensive week-long summer camp for middle and high school students. She has served on the faculties of Texas Tech University, and Florida International University.

As an active performer, Dione is equally at home as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. She has performed numerous recitals throughout the country and has been involved in several commissioning projects with composers such as, Jim Stephenson, Sydney Hodkinson, Dana Wilson, Tom McColley, Joseph Sowa, and Joshua Burel. Chandler has performed world premieres at the International Double Reed Conference in 2019 and the International ClarinetFest in 2017. She is also principal oboist of the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and regularly plays with The Florida Orchestra, Sarasota Orchestra, and Orlando Philharmonic.

Chandler holds degrees from the Florida State University, the University of Southern California, and Rice University. Her principal teachers are Eric Ohlsson, Allan, Vogel, Robert Atherholt, and Sandra Gerster Lisicky.