Terry Orcutt is currently Principal Oboe of the Canton Symphony Orchestra, a post he
has held since 2000. Mr. Orcutt has also been Principal Oboe of the Akron Symphony
Orchestra since 2007. As an active freelancer, Mr. Orcutt has played with many other
local orchestras such as The Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Opera, the Wheeling
Symphony, the Erie Philharmonic, and the Cleveland Pops Orchestra. In past summers
Mr. Orcutt has also performed with both The Breckenridge Festival Orchestra and the
American Sinfonietta in Bellingham, Washington. In 2015, Mr. Orcutt also had the
honor of performing the Mozart Oboe Concerto with the Akron Symphony Orchestra.
Terry Orcutt earned his Master of Music degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music as a
student of the renown oboist and pedagogue John Mack, former Principal Oboe of the
Cleveland Orchestra. His Bachelor of Music degree was received from the Mannes
College of Music, where he studied with Linda Strommen, who is currently Professor of
Oboe at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. Mr. Orcutt also has studied
extensively with John Ferrillo, Elaine Douvas, Ricardo Morales, and Jim Ryon. Mr.
Orcutt exclusively plays on Loree oboes.
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Download article as PDF by Daniel Hathaway Surely it was just a coincidence that CityMusic Cleveland’s final series of concerts mostly duplicated works The Cleveland Orchestra had played the week before in the third concert of its all-Beethoven Prometheus Project at Severance Hall. The unique piece on CityMusic’s program was the Violin Concerto, which received […]