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, Florida International University, Daytona State College, and Southeastern University. Dione is principal oboist of the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and regularly plays with The Florida Orchestra, Sarasota Orchestra, and Orlando Philharmonic. Dione has been involved in several commissioning projects and premieres with composers such as, Jim Stephenson, Sydney Hodkinson, Dana Wilson, Tom McColley, Joseph Sowa, and Todd Goodman. She has performed at the International Double Reed Conference in 2019 and the International ClarinetFest in 2017. 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.