Lauren is a current fourth year at Oberlin pursuing degrees in Horn Performance and History. She has attended various summer music festivals including Interlochen Arts Camp, Boston University Tanglewood Institute, NSO Summer Music Festival, and Aspen Music Festival. She has been the secondary lessons teacher at Oberlin for two years, and also has taught area high school students for the past year. She believes in establishing a strong and well-rounded foundation in fundamentals accompanied by a healthy amount of repertoire for young brass players.
Virginia district, regional, and All State band and orchestra
Past and current teachers include Prof. Roland Pandolfi, James Nickel, Andrew Bain, David Wakefield
Masterclasses with Martin Hackleman, Denise Tryon, and Jeff Nelson
Performances with Oberlin orchestras, contemporary ensembles, and the Wilder Brass Quintet
Antonia Chandler is a Master of Musical Arts candidate at the Yale School of Music, studying with William Purvis. Originally from Seattle Washington, Antonia received a Master of Music from the Yale School of Music, and a Bachelor of Music from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music where she studied with Roland Pandolfi and received Kappa Lambda Honors.
Antonia has been a soloist with the Silver Bay String Quartet (NY) and the Oberlin Sinfonietta, and has performed on the Danenberg Honors Recital at Oberlin and the Oberlin Commencement recital. She was recently a finalist in the Woolsey Hall Concerto Competition, performing Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings with tenor James Reese. She has performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall, the DiMenna Center, and Chicago Symphony Center, and has attended music festivals including the Round Top Festival Institute, Atlantic Music Festival, Eastern Music Festival, SoundSCAPE Composition and Performance Exchange, and Lake George Music Festival. She has performed with the Danbury Symphony, the Wooster Symphony Orchestra, and the College Light Opera Company.
Antonia has teaching experience as a brass coach with the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras, as a Youth Symphony Staff Member at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, and as a secondary lessons teacher at Oberlin Conservatory. In addition to studying horn, Antonia enjoys an active singing career, performing professionally with Yale Schola Cantorum and as a staff singer at Trinity Parish Church in Southport, CT.
French Horn player Jaimee Reynolds has performed in several locations across the U.S., including Texas, New York, and Washington D.C.. She has performed and toured with orchestras, bands and chamber groups. Ms. Reynolds attended and graduated from the Interlochen Arts Academy. Afterwards, she began pursuing her musical dream at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and is currently continuing her dream at The Juilliard School.
Jaimee has performed with many groups such as The Juilliard Orchestra, the New York Chamber Players, and The Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra. In high school she earned the opportunity to perform on tour with The East Shore Wind Symphony, which traveled around Michigan. She has also performed with various chamber groups such as brass quintet, woodwind quintet, and horn quartet. Ms. Reynolds has been a fellow at the Round Top and National Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Institutes. She is also on staff at the Interlochen Arts Camp.
Jaimee was born and raised in Alpena, Michigan, where she began her musical career at age 11. She studied privately with Mr. Brian Carter for 6 years until beginning her studies with Mr. Corbin Wagner at the Interlochen Arts Academy for her senior year of high school. Afterwards, Ms. Reynolds began her Bachelor of Music degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with Mr. Richard King and Mr. Richard Solis: two past principal players of the Cleveland Orchestra. She is currently continuing her degree at The Juilliard School where she studies with Mr. Eric Reed.