Faculty | Musicology
Lecturer in Ethnomusicology
office: MSM 331
office phone: (713)743-3009
address: 120 School of Music Bldg, Houston, TX 77204-4017
Ms. Russell has a lengthy career as an oboist, educator and freelance musician and has played with symphony orchestras in Duluth, Minnesota, Seattle, Washington and Manizales, Colombia. She has served as Professor of oboe at the University of Caldas in Manizales, Colombia where she also coached chamber ensembles and taught courses in world music. In Colombia she has been a featured soloist at the Popayan Music Festival and premiered several electroacoustic works in Bogota, Colombia. She has soloed on many occasions with the Caldas Chamber Orchestra with whom she also recorded the Marcello Concerto for Oboe for Colombian Public Television. Ms. Russell is currently pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Oboe Performance at the University of Houston where she teaches classes in popular and world music.