Born and raised in Alaska, oboist Justine Myers is currently based in Cleveland. She holds positions with CityMusic Cleveland Chamber Orchestra, the Battle Creek Symphony, and the Mansfield Symphony. Justine has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra both at home and on their 2017 European tour. She has also performed with many other orchestras, including the New World, Akron, Ashland, Wheeling, and Youngstown Symphonies. She enjoys playing chamber music with musicians in the area, including members of the Cleveland Orchestra.
A dedicated teacher, Justine is lecturer in oboe pedagogy at Baldwin Wallace University, on the faculty of the BW Community Music School, adjunct faculty in oboe at Notre Dame College, and maintains a private studio in Northeast Ohio.
While a graduate student, Justine was Artist-in-Residence at Judson Manor retirement community where she lived in an intergenerational environment and programmed many solo and chamber music recitals.
Justine holds a BM from Baldwin Wallace University and a MM from the Cleveland Institute of Music, having studied with Cleveland Orchestra oboists Jeffrey Rathbun and Frank Rosenwein. Justine will complete an Artist Diploma in Spring 2018 at Oberlin Conservatory, where she studies with Robert Walters, solo English horn of the Cleveland Orchestra. In addition to music, Justine enjoys the outdoors, yoga, and cooking.
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CityMusic Cleveland strives for more as it approaches its 15th season Story and photography by Michael C. Butz On a sweltering and stormy evening in mid-May, the Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus presented a special Saturday night service, of sorts. It was a program that typically takes place only four times a year at the […]
With generous support from the Cleveland Foundation, CityMusic Cleveland has embarked on a mission to enhance our digital footprint to more fully engage with our local communities, especially younger audiences. Our social media consultant has documented the strategy so far as a resource for other non-profits who may struggle to find the resources to devote to digital media. (link to social media resource page)